Tag Archives: SE4All

Smart Villages News 129 – Further, faster – holistically?

Sunday April 23rd, 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, I know it’s a hackneyed old word that many of you would like to consign to history along with synergy and management speak from the 90s. However, my main… […]

Smart Villages News 128 – They Came And They Were Heard

Thursday April 6th, 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, I’m writing this editorial at the end of the SE4ALL Forum in Brooklyn. The highlights are covered by the top stories – a raft of launches including the Global… […]

Smart Villages News 123 – Could A Nudge Be Better Than A Bribe?

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, Whilst we all must continue to focus on efforts to provide energy to the 1.4 billion without access, downstream issues are growing in complexity, and we will try to… […]

Smart Villages News 119 – Your starter for 2017

Sunday February 5th, 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, We’ve seen a flurry of reports this week, which, if you have the energy, will give you interesting insights on where the sector is heading: these are not only… […]

Smart Villages News 111 – How to pick corporate pockets?

Saturday December 10th, 2016 - 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, Hot on the heels of SE4ALL’s call for more industry involvement, comes another this week from SREP. While individual companies have stepped up to the plate funding joint and… […]

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 –… […]

Will private-sector finance support off-grid energy?

Thursday July 7th, 2016 - Tobias S. Schmidt

Providing the world’s poor with modern energy services represents an investment challenge. The United Nations Sustainable Energy For All (SE4All) initiative estimates that energy access in developing countries requires investments of US$ 45 billion annually by 2030 to step up to this challenge1. This means that the US$ 9 billion per year currently invested in… […]