In sub-Saharan Africa, more than 600 million people live without power.

Global energy system creating more jobs in renewables than in fossil-fuel technologies, says a new IRENA report.

In the race to electrify Africa, wealthy governments and donors are ignoring the cheapest ways to reach the continent’s most remote communities, according to a Dutch government report.

With the adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the global community has committed to achieving universal electricity access by 2030. This study analyses the technology and investment requirements for achieving this target in Sub-Saharan Africa.

India has the world’s largest electricity access deficit followed by Nigeria and Ethiopia—and the 20 highest access-deficit

The African Development Bank (AfDB)’s wing Department of Climate Change and Green Growth endorses funding for Uganda to advance the deployment of clean energy.

This publication, 24th in the series is an annual publication of CSO and is a continued effort to provide a comprehensive picture of Energy Sector in India. Energy Statistics is an integrated and updated database of reserves, installed capacity, production, consumption, import, export and whole sale prices of different sources viz. coal, crude petroleum, natural gas and electricity. Energy Balance and Sankey Diagram (Energy flow diagram) further aims to enhance its utility.

The state Government introduces the “Solar Energy Policy (Goa) - 2017”, with the following objectives: To promote use of solar energy for generation of power, steam and hot water for use in industrial, commercial, domestic and other applications. Only the solar PV power generation is considered here.

The Chair of the Africa Progress Panel and former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, and the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, have called on African governments and their

Increased off-grid and mini-grid investments could solve Africa’s electricity crisis, says Annan report. African governments and their partners need to move faster to bridge the continent’s huge energy gap. That means adopting every available solution, on and off the grid, according to a new report from Kofi Annan’s Africa Progress Panel.

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