Tag Archives: Rural Energy

Smart Villages News 132 – The Curse Of Brexit

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, Whilst I will not debate the rights and wrongs of Brexit, there is no doubt it has a devastating impact on renewable energy and off-grid issues. In the UK,… […]

Smart Villages News 126 – Victims of Success?

Sunday March 26th, 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, Sustainable off-grid energy has many positive benefits: improved healthcare and sanitation, better education, more productive agriculture, etc. But beyond these benefits, it’s also clear that improved security is at… […]

Off-grid 95 – Are the messages getting through?

Tuesday August 30th, 2016 - 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 Sometimes you wonder if politicians and the public realise the enormity of the renewable energy revolution.This week I have… […]

Off-grid 94 – Rural electrification still hampered by grid extension dogma

Thursday August 11th, 2016 - 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 Sir or Madam, The good news this week is that several African and Asian governments are again starting to draw up rural electrification strategies…. […]

Off-grid 93 – solar shows no signs of fading

Tuesday August 9th, 2016 - Smart Villages

Short URL   Sign up here to receive this weekly bulletin straight to your inbox once a week. You will additionally receive updates on new Smart Villages reports, policy briefs and events.   View this email in a browser Letters to the editor We welcome submissions to this newsletter, including comment pieces from our readers…. […]

Off-grid 92 – Musk’s Master Plan Promises Solar for All

Thursday July 28th, 2016 - Smart Villages

Sign up here to receive this weekly bulletin straight to your inbox once a week. You will additionally receive updates on new reports, policy briefs and infographics published by Smart Villages.   According to the Energetic Policy drafted on 2015 by the Government of Chile, the biggest goal is to achieve sustainable, inclusive and competitive… […]

Off-grid 91 – Modern Off-grid Lighting Could Create 2 Mn New Jobs in Developing World

Thursday July 21st, 2016 - Smart Villages

  Sign up here to receive this weekly bulletin straight to your inbox once a week. You will additionally receive updates on new reports, policy briefs and infographics published by Smart Villages. From 22-23 September 2016, Smart Villages and ICRISAT will hold a workshop on energy and agriculture in Patancheru, Telangana, India. If you would… […]

Off-grid 90 – Conditions are Right for Off-grid Electrification of Africa

Thursday July 14th, 2016 - Smart Villages

Sign up here to receive this weekly bulletin straight to your inbox once a week. You will additionally receive updates on new reports, policy briefs and infographics published by Smart Villages. A new brief from the IIED has argued that achieving energy access for everyone requires more and better targeted investment. The paper asks what… […]

Off-grid 89 – How India’s ‘Smart Villages’ are Centralising Solar Power

Monday July 11th, 2016 - Smart Villages

Sign up here to receive this weekly bulletin straight to your inbox once a week. You will additionally receive updates on new reports, policy briefs and infographics published by Smart Villages. We would like to invite participation in the MY WORLD Survey, which is gathering people’s views on the world of women and work –… […]

Off-grid 88 – Will the Vulnerable be Overlooked in a Rush to Spend?

Thursday June 30th, 2016 - Smart Villages

Sign up here to receive this weekly bulletin straight to your inbox once a week. You will additionally receive updates on new reports, policy briefs and infographics published by Smart Villages. Congratulations to Lytyfy, runner up in the Smart Village Off-grid Energy Impact Competition for India.  They have been listed as one of the 120 Asian… […]