Inadequate power supply in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) means that only 37 per cent of sub-Saharan Africans have access to electricity. Those with access are prone to experience problems with regular power outages. In many sub- SSA countries, electricity access rates are decreasing because electrification efforts are slower than population growth.

The expansion of mini-grids in Tanzania, enabled by bold and adaptive energy policies, is bridging the gap for the population lacking access to electricity.

Indonesia is the largest country in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), accounting for around two fifths of the region’s energy consumption. Energy demand across the country’s more than 17,000 islands could increase by four fifths and electricity demand could triple between 2015 and 2030.

As the EU Commission prepares to release a review of the EU Renewable Energy Directive and Market Design Initiative in late November 2016, this RE100 report, prepared by E3G, calls on policy makers to ensure that measures are put in place that would give companies easier access to renewable power in Europe - providing greater control over energy

Drawing on the Asian Development Bank’s experience installing the rooftop solar photovoltaic system at its headquarters, the Handbook for Rooftop Solar Development in Asia hopes to demystify the process of developing solar photovoltaic projects in urban areas.

This paper examines the status, future prospects, environmental implications, investment and infrastructure requirements, and risks of alternative energy sources such as solar resource, wind power, and unconventional gas. Solar resource is considered excellent across developing Asia, while the wind resource is strong in several economies.

TO facilitate the completion of its proposed N31 billion Sagamu Independent Power Plant project, Honeywell Group and United States Trade Development Agency (USTDA) have signed a Grant Agreement for

Most Sub-Saharan African countries try to promote rural electrification through both centralized and decentralized approaches. This guide focuses on the decentralized approach, providing practical guidance on how small power producers and mini-grid operators can deliver both electrification and renewable energy in rural areas.

Renewable energy developments in India - a presentation by Alok Srivastava, Joint Secretary (Wind Projects), Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy at CSE Annual South Asian Media Briefing Workshop on Climate Change, 2013 being held in New Delhi from September 18-19, 2013.

IFC and Green Energy Corp to sign agreements soon

The state government has approved a proposal for installation of solar panels on roof tops of all government establishments in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack area under PPP (public private partnership) model and directed the implementing agency to sign agreements with International Finance Corporation (IFC) for the purpose