Tag Archives: mini-grids

Smart Villages News 133 – Where the military leads will others follow?

Saturday May 27th, 2017 - Kristina Cvitko

    Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, Personal security has always been high on the agenda when we have asked villagers about the benefits of renewable energy and has helped promote the bottom-up case for mini-grids…. […]

Smart Villages News 122 – Full Partnerships: The Only Way To RISE up?

Sunday March 12th, 2017 - Kristina Cvitko

      Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, By coincidence, in the week that World Bank launched its RISE report, Smart Villages also held our latest ECOWAS workshop in Togo. The topic was how to improve… […]

Smart Villages News 117 – This Pyramid Looks Built To Last

Saturday January 21st, 2017 - Smart Villages

    View this email in a browser Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, With Davos and the upcoming U.S. presidential inauguration, this is a week with a number of important pronouncements and actions by major world… […]

Smart Villages News 113 – A Sunny End To The Year

Tuesday January 3rd, 2017 - Smart Villages

    Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers. Join the conversation! Get in touch Dear Subscriber, Even as I write this editorial on the shortest day of the year, my desk is full of solar power stories, chief among them the news that solar power… […]

Transforming rural communities through mini-grids

Thursday May 5th, 2016 - AbuBakr Bahaj

Access to energy, especially for rural communities, represents a central pillar of development. For the more than a billion people in the world without reliable access, the provision of electricity will have a huge impact on their livelihoods as it is crucial for human well-being and development. Without a reliable energy supply it is difficult… […]