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"Slow Money" for a small-scale world

The rise of slow-money for small-scale socially responsible projects might have a significant impact in consumer behaviour and therefore in the adaptation to climate change in developing countries. Ne...

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How to establish and cultivate a "paying culture" in rural A...

Many African rural communities face profound daily challenges such as access to basic health services, access to clean water, poverty alleviation and food security. Access to electricity and telecommu...

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Are Foreign Investment Regulations affecting energy access i...

While banking regulations can be designed to support clean energy access, in some cases, existing regulations can unintentionally impact financing for energy access services.  India is a perfect examp...

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Energy Efficient Solar Irrigation Pumps for Bangladesh

Half of the year they remain unused though each systems are very expensive to afford During the monsoon we would like to use them for households or other purposes Tie them into Nanogrids or minigrids ...

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India's new solar "entrepreneurship" scheme

Delhi-based solar consultancy Bridge to India has blogged a very interesting and honest critique of India's new solar "entrepreneurship" scheme.  Check out: http://goo.gl/ZsJlCO Are there similar sche...

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Consultant needed to support Tanzania minigrid project (IFC)

IFC is seeking the service of a short term consultant to support the IFC team in the start-up and initial activities for the Transaction Advisory Services Facility (TASF) program in Tanzania. This wil...

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Microgrids Key to Bringing a Billion Out of the Dark

Every night, more than a billion people live in the dark when the sun goes down. They experience a different world than that of people in developed countries. Their only source of light, where availab...

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Pathways for Clean Energy Access Infographic

The Clean Energy Ministerial's Global Lighting and Energy Access Partnership (Global LEAP) has prepared a new infographic outlining the key pathways for energy access. The “Pathways to Clean Energy Ac...

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Solar agro-processing

Hi all,   To complement the overwhelming focus on lighting, phone charging and other consumer-focused low power end uses that currently constitutes the off-grid solar industry now, we have developed a...

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Minigrid mapping for least-length designs

Hi all,   To complement our house-mapping service on www.developmentmaps.org, we can now connect all households together in the shortest possible network at very low cost, and for very large numbers o...

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Youngest Solar PV Enterpreneur in Remote Village of Pakistan

During our site surveys for identification of suitable sites for wind mast under World Bank Wind Mapping Project of Pakistan, we came across a small shop- owned by two small boys- selling PV Panels an...

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WISIONS first SEPS Call for Proposals DUE March 31, 2015

WISIONS is pleased to announce the first SEPS Call for Proposals.   Through SEPS (Sustainable Energy Project Support), WISIONS supports innovative energy projects that are environmentally, economicall...

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