Tag Archives: Policy

Energy policies for off-grid villages in Tanzania

Thursday June 30th, 2016 - Andrew Mnzava

It is hard to talk about development in off-grid villages without talking about energy. Health, education, food security, productive enterprise and environmental well-being, as well as participatory democracy, can all be achieved if good policies are in place, but they depend not only on access to energy but on the provision of information. Sustainable and… […]

Off-grids can power South Asian electrification

Thursday May 12th, 2016 - Madhukara Putty

[BANGALORE] South Asian governments would do well to integrate off-grid with grid options in their quest to achieve universal electrification, says a new study. “The governments prefer to extend the grid even to those regions in which renewable energy sources are available in plenty,” says Debajit Palit, associate director, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI),… […]