Powering Agriculture Ethiopia: New renewable energy enabled irrigation project to spur agricultural productivity by promoting productive use of renewable energy
Today, the Ministry of Irrigation and Lowlands launched the Powering Agriculture in Ethiopia project in partnership with Power for All, to sustainably energize Ethiopia’s agriculture system utilizing Decentralized Renewable Energy solutions (DREs) for improved productivity and incomes.
Campaign Updates: October 2022
We continued to disseminate and facilitate discussions on the findings and recommendations of the 2022 Powering Jobs census. We launched Powering Jobs census country reports for Nigeria, Uganda and Kenya and took part in the Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo held in Kigali, Rwanda.
In Conversation with Florence Nsubuga, Chief Operating Office at Uganda’s Power Utility, Umeme
In this podcast interview, Florence Nsubuga, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Umeme Limited talks about Utilities 2.20. project. Led by Power for All, it unites centralized utilities and the decentralized renewable energy sector to end energy poverty faster.
In this episode, Power for All’s Director of Research, Carolina Pan, speaks to Alessio Terzi who is an Economist at the European Commission's Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs. Alessio is also the author of a book titled, Growth for Good: Reshaping Capitalism to Save Humanity from Climate Catastrophe.
In this podcast series commemorating International Youth Day, Jennifer Anya, a renewable energy operations manager at Husk Power Systems, speaks to Power for All’s Aashna Aggarwal on her journey and experiences as a young woman in the sector and the role of youth in championing the clean energy transition.
September’s focus was on the launch of Power for All’s long-awaited Powering Jobs Census 2022: The Energy Access Workforce report at a series of global, regional, and national events that brought together DRE experts and thought leaders to coordinate a global response to the report’s call to action and shape the #PoweringJobs advocacy agenda.
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The Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) sector in Kenya has shown a strong rebound from COVID-19 and continues to create good and stable jobs while delivering clean and affordable energy to the 25 percent of the population living without access to electricity, a majority of whom are in remote rural areas.
Power for All’s report shows that COVID-19 led to a drastic reduction in the sale of DRE technologies by nearly 20 percent leading to the loss of over 5,000 jobs.
Some of the upcoming events we will be attending:
Building a strong partnership has been one of the key strengths of the Utilities 2.0 project that has contributed significantly to its successful implementation. This was the key takeaway from a webinar titled“Building Partnerships for an Integrated Energy Approach: Experience from the Utilities 2.0 project, Uganda,'' held on May 5. Representatives of all the partner organizations shared their experiences in developing and managing partnerships that shaped the project's success, challenges faced, and lessons for scaling up or replicating the project across Africa.