No city can ever achieve lasting prosperity without supplying energy to all, especially to the poor and under-served. The solution lies in boosting access to clean energy, says a new World Resources Institute (WRI) report.
No stranger to the threats of climate change, the Philippines is trying to achieve a delicate balance between climate action and energy security. Will its first solar factory inspire a much-needed transition to renewable energy?
Grant Stillman –
Solar power is efficient and its cost has declined over the years. With enough money pooled at the village-level and supported by international green financing, communities can become energy secure through solar power generation.
and Salim Mazouz –
The National Energy Guarantee proposal seems geared towards locking in the status quo rather than driving the much-needed energy transition, say ANU climate and economic policy experts Frank Jotzo and Salim Mazouz.
Billions of people primarily in Asia and Africa lack access to energy and clean cooking. It's shocking that countries are only putting a trickle of financing for energy access in these regions, says Sustainable Energy for All's Rachel Kyte.
Indonesia has already made notable strides to develop climate mitigation strategies that ensure the protection of its forests, notably through its high-level support for efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation ...
This briefing note outlines the challenges and opportunities for Indonesia to achieve water, energy and food security targets in ways that align with its long term development strategy. A water-energy-food ...
The Smart Villages Initiative brings together key players—entrepreneurs, scientists and engineers, villagers, NGOs, financiers, civil society and development organisations, policymakers, and regulators—from the frontline of delivering off-grid energy for development ...