Podcasts

Podcast: Advancing the accurate tracking of energy poverty

In this podcast, Shonali Pachauri, Acting Program Director of the Transitions to New Technologies at IIASA in Austria discusses a new framework to measure energy poverty developed by her and her colleagues at IIASA that better aligns with services that people lack rather than merely capturing the absence of connections to sources of electricity.

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Podcast: Renewable energy and the digital divide

The pandemic has exacerbated severe inequalities in developing countries in terms of access to education. We spoke with UNESCO Regional Director for Southern Africa, Prof. Hubert Gijzen about why advances in off-grid solar technologies are catalytic to ending the digital education divide.

Campaign Updates

Campaign Update: November 2020

In Uganda, we hosted a kick-off of a national platform for strengthening the link between food and productive use of energy. Our India team convened a communications workshop with leading journalists in Jharkhand state, and organized the third installment of Energy Catalyst's "Lessons from the Frontline" series. Also, we will participate in Uganda Power Forum 2020 to highlight our integrated electrification initiative.

Podcasts
Podcast: Advancing the accurate tracking of energy poverty

In this podcast, Shonali Pachauri, Acting Program Director of the Transitions to New Technologies at IIASA in Austria discusses a new framework to measure energy poverty developed by her and her colleagues at IIASA that better aligns with services that people lack rather than merely capturing the absence of connections to sources of electricity.

Podcast: Renewable energy and the digital divide

The pandemic has exacerbated severe inequalities in developing countries in terms of access to education. We spoke with UNESCO Regional Director for Southern Africa, Prof. Hubert Gijzen about why advances in off-grid solar technologies are catalytic to ending the digital education divide.

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Campaign Updates
Campaign Update: November 2020

In Uganda, we hosted a kick-off of a national platform for strengthening the link between food and productive use of energy. Our India team convened a communications workshop with leading journalists in Jharkhand state, and organized the third installment of Energy Catalyst's "Lessons from the Frontline" series. Also, we will participate in Uganda Power Forum 2020 to highlight our integrated electrification initiative.

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Press Releases
Indian Leaders Call for Improvement in Rural Healthcare via Solarization of Clinics

Today, nearly 20 leaders from think tanks, research groups, renewable energy companies, sustainable development organizations, industry associations, and health care services have come together to publish an open letter calling for action, making the case for solarizing all unelectrified sub-centres in rural India, clearly outlining steps needed to get us to that goal.

Umeme kicks off a global partnership pilot to identify new approaches to clean energy access in Uganda

Power for All, Umeme Ltd., Makerere University, The Rockefeller Foundation and a coalition of decentralized renewable energy companies launches Utilities 2.0 partnership pilot in Uganda's Mukono District to establish whether appliance financing can accelerate the productive use of electricity to stimulate customer demand and improve grid performance

Videos
Energy Access Innovation

Ongoing innovations in the energy sector have played a key role in enabling productive uses of energy resulting in rural economic growth. Here are some of the impactful decentralized renewable energy solutions providing livelihoods and income-generating opportunities.