Archivo de la etiqueta: Access to Energy

Off-grid 95 – Are the messages getting through?

30 de agosto de 2016 - Smart Villages

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Off-grid 93 – solar shows no signs of fading

09 de agosto de 2016 - Smart Villages

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What makes village “smart”?

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Terrat, Tanzania: A “smart village”

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Energía para el desarrollo – el concepto

21 de abril de 2016 - John Holmes and Terry van Gevelt

A nivel mundial 1,300 millones de personas permanecen sin acceso a la electricidad y 2,700 millones siguen cocinando usando cocinas dañinas e ineficientes1. Muchos viven en comunidades rurales remotas y… […]

Why energy is a priority in sustainable development

18 de enero de 2016 - Smart Villages

[MANILA] Access to safe and sustainable energy is of vital importance to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), says Marcel Alers, global head of energy at the UN Development Programme… […]

Bursting With Energy—Nakuru Agricultural Show

10 de septiembre de 2015 - Max Marcheselli

Kenyan farmers have been travelling to the Nakuru National Agricultural Show every year since 1920. These days you need to arrive early if you want to avoid the lengthy queues… […]

EU drive energy access through ‘blending’ grants

30 de abril de 2015 - Smart Villages

The European Union has unveiled plans to support new energy schemes in Africa. The partnership with Paris-based private equity firm Astor Capital Partners will support around 20 SME’s involved in… […]

Tracking the growth of off-gid renewables

14 de abril de 2015 - Smart Villages

Off-grid renewable energy systems are expanding rapidly on the ground to service the needs of more than one billion people worldwide who lack access to electricity. Change is driven by… […]

Past the pilot stage for off-grid energy

31 de marzo de 2015 - Meredith Thomas

We are poised on the brink of a unique moment the history of electricity supply where decentralised networks are set to rapidly expand, fulfilling the needs of the worlds poor…. […]

Attending the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit

19 de febrero de 2015 - Smart Villages

Following our second international workshop in Kuching, four members of the Smart Villages Initiative – Bernie Jones, John Holmes, Kristin Shine, and Terry van Gevelt – attended the 15th annual… […]

A long climb to energy access: an off-grid success story

15 de enero de 2015 - Claudia Canales

Claudia Canales, a Smart Village Project leader describes her visit to the remote community of  Amaguaya, recently in receipt of energy from a newly constructed micro-hydro plant. The visit was in preparation for a… […]