The government on Wednesday said power will not be provided free of cost to any category of consumer under the recently launched Saubhagya scheme, which aims to provide electricity to all.

The World Bank and the Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) have joined hands to implement a pilot auction program for solar projects.

‘Welfare of poor linked to identity of NDA government’

According to data from GARV2, 37 per cent of households in Odisha are unelectrified, even as over 98 per cent of villages in the state have been electrified.

By the year 2030, Morocco would have invested $40 billion in projects aiming to develop the energy sector.

On Tuesday, Kenya launched the Kenya Off-grid Solar Access Project (KOSAP), a $150 million World Bank supported initiative.

NAIROBI, (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s electricity distributor on Friday launched an energy loss reduction initiative in partnership with International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Finance for electrification of developing countries is flowing at less than half the rate needed to achieve the global goal of universal access by 2030.

Financing, policy and operating needs of enterprises delivering energy access will be critical to achieve SDG7. This report looks at five key countries – Bangladesh, Myanmar, Kenya, Ethiopia and Nigeria – and provides insights on actions needed to scale up decentralized renewable electricity and clean cooking solutions.

This new report, Understanding the Landscape: Tracking Finance for Electricity and Clean Cooking Access in High-Impact Countries, provides a pathway to refine and improve strategies to accelerate progress in delivering universal energy access.

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