rural electrification

Dutch startup secures venture funding to grow deployment DER platform

Amsterdam-based AMMP Technologies has raised €1.15 million to scale up its software solution for renewable energy operators in emerging markets.
UK emissions

UK investment electrifies 33 million lives and reduces global emissions

31 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions were reduced globally in the last nine years as a result of clean energy electrification by UK International Climate Finance (ICF), delivering 200MW of clean energy capacity to 33 million people across the globe.
microgrids Asia

EDF and Canopy Power partner to develop microgrids in Asia

Singapore-based microgrid specialist Canopy Power and French energy major EDF have partnered to develop, and on a case-by-case basis, own and operate microgrid projects in the region.
affordable clean energy

Battery rental project powers affordable energy in Sierra Leone

Researchers from the University of Sheffield are delivering affordable, clean energy to remote communities in Sierra Leone as part of a pioneering new project.
rural electrication Asia

Israeli minigrid innovators, Nokia to drive rural electrification in Asia

Israeli mini-grid company Aquarius Engines have announced a mass rural electrification partnership with Nokia to provide minigrids in remote areas of the Philippines, and other Asian countries currently without grid-fed or off-grid power.
Africa emissions

Virtual AUW highlights: Adopting new behaviours to influence emissions

Africa's first focus should be electrification and the continent's economic growth, not to undermine the urgent efforts undertaken globally, but because the continent isn't the cause of the climate emergency. However, the lowest contributor to harmful emissions is also the most threatened if climate change goals aren't met.
Utility virtual event

Virtual series: African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa may have been postponed to November 2020 but due to popular demand for information, expert opinion and connections with your peers and customers, you can now register to attend any of the ten virtual sessions.
microgrid COVID-19

US/Mexico border field hospital gets clean energy microgrid

Lithium-ion energy storage specialists SimpliPhi Power has partnered with non-profit Footprint Project to supply and deliver a clean energypowered microgrid field hospital for the Matamoros migrant camp in Mexico on the US border to power the camp’s first mobile medical ICU to treat COVID-19 patients.
Asia Pacific COVID-19

UN and IRENA to boost access to sustainable power in Asia-Pacific

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will work together to improve access to sustainable energy, bolstering the Asia-Pacific region’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Off grid solar

Traditional financing solutions inadequate for off-grid solar market

The World Bank Group and the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), have pub-ished a joint report that examining a range of financing solutions for delivering off-grid solar electricity to more than 840 million people still living without access to reliable power.

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