Roadmap for Impact: Financing Distributed Renewables Can Support Multiple Development Goals
In this episode of the Power for All podcast, William Brent speaks with Andrew Herskowitz, Chief Development Officer at the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), who has been deeply engaged on development issues for more than two decades. Before joining DFC, he was the coordinator of the Power Africa program where he oversaw the addition of 60 million new electricity connections across the continent.
Going Beyond Solar: A Holistic Approach to Powering Rural Healthcare
In this episode of the Power for All podcast, William Brent speaks with Jeff Stottlemyer of CLASP’s Clean Energy Access program. COVID-19 has highlighted a silent humanitarian crisis that has persisted for far too long -- the fact that hundreds of millions of people in Africa and Asia are still served by rural health clinics that have no electricity.
Podcast: Women at the frontlines of energy access
In this episode, Divya Kottadiel speaks with Jescinta Izevbigie, Gender Manager at the Clean Cooking Alliance about the progress made and the challenges faced in promoting greater gender equality in the renewable energy sector, and more specifically in the clean cooking space.
In this episode, Power for All’s William Brent speaks to Tracy Dolan, knowledge lead at EEP Africa, about clean energy innovation and employment, the challenges and opportunities in the sector, and the launch of the Rising Energy Leaders Award.
Saubhagya was a success, but more needs to be done; We need a multi-pronged approach; Energy efficiency is an important part of the access story
Power for All participated at the Sankalp Africa Summit 2021, the MES Conference 2021 about decentralized electrification, the Vienna Energy Forum series on food systems and was part of a panel discussion on how players in the off-grid solar can collectively achieve commercially viable models for last-mile electrification in West Africa.
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Health care and energy coalition release action plan to achieving universal health care powered by distributed clean energy.
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.
Some of the upcoming events we will be attending:
Power for All is working at the center of energy and health sectors to help scale decentralized renewable energy--mini grids and rooftop solar--that can solve these challenges quickly and cost effectively.