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DRE Technologies Solar irrigation helps farmers battle climate-induced droughts

To advance productivity in Rwanda’s agricultural sector, Energy 4 Impact launched a project that seeks to create the conditions for a sustainable solar irrigation market by increasing awareness, availability and affordability of appropriate technologies among 3,000 smallholder farmers.

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2 billion people—almost a third of humanity—lack access to reliable energy. 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.
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Campaign Updates Campaign Update: November 2019

Power for All relies on contributions from supporters like you, and this month we have exciting news about our new fundraising campaign. We also joined leaders in Korea for the International Renewable Energy Conference (KIREC), engaged in a session on jobs at Global Green Growth Week, spoke at a meeting in Paris of Club ER, attended the Clean Cooking Forum 2019, and we entered into an editorial partnership with India’s ETEnergyWorld.

Research Summaries Research Summary: Affordable financing for DRE livelihood appliances

A new CEEW report generates evidence on the impact of solar-powered productive use technologies on the net incomes of end-users. Access to finance remains one of the biggest challenges for small rural businesses, as is awareness among financiers.

Audio Podcast: interview with Norman Moyo, DPA

How can commercial and industrial energy users overcome supply-related issues, reliability concerns, and high energy cost? Distributed Power Africa's CEO explains why C&I solar in Africa should be embraced as a key step in the transition to a mature power market.

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DRE Technologies Solar irrigation helps farmers battle climate-induced droughts

To advance productivity in Rwanda’s agricultural sector, Energy 4 Impact launched a project that seeks to create the conditions for a sustainable solar irrigation market by increasing awareness, availability and affordability of appropriate technologies among 3,000 smallholder farmers.

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Research Summaries Research Summary: Affordable financing for DRE livelihood appliances

A new CEEW report generates evidence on the impact of solar-powered productive use technologies on the net incomes of end-users. Access to finance remains one of the biggest challenges for small rural businesses, as is awareness among financiers.

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Energy Policy SDG7 needs greater South-South cooperation

As the United Nations gathers in New York to deliberate climate action and the sustainable development goals (SDGs), including SDG7, we must ask ourselves: how is the Global South best served?

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