Awka — AN international organization, Power for All, which is campaigning for the provision of electricity in many African countries, has said that no fewer than 93 million Nigerians lacked access

Countries have adopted a range of approaches to the development of mini-grids, aiming to extend energy access to underserved areas or communities. Existing regulations, however, have often been inadequate to de-risk and finance such investments.

Funds under Gram Jyoti Yojana remain underutilised, deadlines missed

As many as 5,000 households in Sirsa, Fatehabad, Hisar and Bhiwani, considered to be affluent districts of Haryana, are still without electricity in this era of technology.

Energy and development experts from across Africa and beyond have called for renewed urgency in the drive to light up and power the continent.

State-run Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) is targeting to increase the exposure to the renewable energy segment in its total loan book to 4-5 per cent by 2022, a top company official said.

For around 3,00,000 households in eight districts of south Odisha, a power connection still remains a dream.

Undergoing the initial stages of the Saubhagya scheme, discoms of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have already flagged rising rural supply as key a contributor towards mounting aggregate technical

11,988 villages provided electricity in nearly four years since BJP came to power

The African Development Bank, (AfDB) says that no fewer than 650 million Africans currently live without electricity.

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