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Energy AccesS DOESN’t HAVE TO WAIT


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Energy AccesS DOESN’t HAVE TO WAIT


Decentralized renewable energy is the faster path to power for all

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Photo Credit:  Ruhani Kaur/SmartPower India

Photo Credit:  Ruhani Kaur/SmartPower India

Are Mini-Grids About to get Really Boring (and Boom)?

28  Sept 2017 | By William Brent
Mini-grids have had their fair share of hype in recent years, so a measure of skepticism is warranted, especially when you consider the multiple challenges that have prevented them from scaling: access to affordable capital, uncertain policies, unpredictable consumption patterns, complex community dynamics, currency risk, high transaction costs for investors, etc. 

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Photo credit: Smart Power India

Photo credit: Smart Power India

Nigeria and India Lead on Mini-Grids

28  Sept 2017 | By Ify Malo
India has roughly 300 million people without access to electricity, and Nigeria about 100 million. Together, the countries account for some 40% of the world’s total unelectrified population, and that percentage is even higher if you just include rural inhabitants. But the countries are proactively working to address the problem, and both have put forward federal mini-grid policies that offer huge potential for scale. 

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We all have a role to play in accelerating universal energy access

Collective Action


We all have a role to play in accelerating universal energy access

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Power for All is a global coalition of 200 private and public organizations campaigning to deliver universal energy access before 2030 through the power of decentralized, renewable electricity.

2 billion people—almost a third of humanity—are without access to reliable energy, and the majority of them live in rural areas with no established method of energy delivery. Compared to traditional approaches, renewable, distributed energy is less expensive, faster to implement, and creates a sustainable pathway to the energy needs of the developing world.

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