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What Energy Deprivation Really Means In Refugee Camps

February 16th, 2019 | by The Beam

There are few places in the world where energy poverty is more rife than in refugee camps. About 80% of those who live in camps have absolutely minimal access to energy for cooking and heating, and about 90% have no access to electricity. Displaced families can use renewable energy to create revenues, and start the journey to reclaim their lives. Women and girls are safer when they have access to a cleaner energy source for lighting and cooking

Norway Can End Energy Poverty

March 24th, 2014 | by Jigar Shah

Norway can take the lead to end energy poverty with its new mandates for renewable energy investment and sustainable development. [&hellip

IEA: Renewables Will Exceed Natural Gas And Nuclear By 2016

June 26th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Natural gas is widely considered the bridge to take us from fossil fuel dependence to a clean energy future – but that bridge may be a lot shorter than anyone could have predicted. The International Energy Agency predicts power generation from renewable sources will exceed natural gas and be twice the contribution from nuclear energy globally by

European Investment Bank to Support Caribbean Islands’ Geothermal Energy Project

February 2nd, 2012 | by Andrew

A grant from the European Investment Bank will finance a feasibility study of building grid connections between geothermal power plants on Dominica to the neighboring islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique. Caribbean nations are increasingly looking to develop renewable energy resources as key enablers of achieving Millennium Development Goals and significantly reducing their reliance on polluting, imported fossil fuels

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