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Africa’s Bright Prospects For 2018

January 25th, 2018 | by The Beam

As we start 2018, there is good news and bad news. First, the bad news. There is a lot to do. An estimated 600 million Africans do not have access to electricity that would allow them to be productive contributors to the economy. Roughly the same number of Africans also lack access to clean cooking fuels. The good news is that the solutions are not beyond our reach


The Impacts Of Bringing Electricity To Rural & Vulnerable Populations

December 9th, 2017 | by The Beam

Today we’re able to build self-driving trucks, to communicate with smart humanoids, and to play video games with virtual reality technologies. Yet there are 1.06 billion people living without access to electricity across the world (IEA and World Bank, 2017). That’s one in every five people, most of them living in rural Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, they rely on kerosene, candles, and battery torches for essential lighting.


5 Steps To Close The Electricity & Clean Cooking Access Gap

November 12th, 2017 | by The Beam

A new report analyzes finance flows for electricity and clean cooking access in 20 countries across Africa and Asia, demonstrates the significant access gaps, and shows how finance strategies could be scaled and refined to reach more people, more affordably, with sustainable energy


Report Highlights Importance of Making “Low-Carbon, Water-Smart” Energy Choices

July 23rd, 2013 | by Andrew

US society needs to make the right choices today in order to assure adequate, affordable supplies of both energy and water. Pursuing a strategic pathway centered on low-carbon renewable energy resources and energy efficiency gains can get us there, according to a comprehensive study undertaken by the "Energy and Water in a Warming World Initiative" (EW3)


REN21, UNEP Reports Highlight Challenges Amid Record Renewable Energy Growth

June 12th, 2012 | by Andrew

The drive to develop and deploy renewable energy worldwide has been no 'blip on the radar screen,' but rather a sustained effort, the cumulative magnitude and effects of which are laid out in two industry standard reference reports released yesterday: the United Nations Environment Programme's "Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2012" and the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century's (REN21) 2012 Renewables Global Status Report



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