Energy

Invasive forest plants which are usually wasted can be a good source of renewable energy if converted into bio-charcoal. In Nepal, together with partners, Helvetas has developed a private sector-led business model that…

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Energy

This report shows that more effort is needed to achieve global energy targets (SDG7) in 2030, while the biggest challenge remains in sub-Saharan Africa where hundreds of millions of people are still without access to…

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Energy

This publication details global energy trends and what possible impact they will have on supply and demand, carbon emissions, air pollution, and energy access. The scenario-based analysis outlines different possible…

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Energy

The global network REN21, with over 900 international experts, has published the Renewables 2018 Global Status Report. Key findings are that innovations towards a renewable energy future exist, but and not fast enough to…

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Energy

ProENERGIE, a new German-Togolese project, implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), supports…

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Energy

The world is not on track to meet the global energy targets for 2030 set as part of the Sustainable Development Goals, but real progress is being made in certain areas – particularly expansion of access to electricity in…

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A COP23 side event hosted by the German Development Institute in Bonn, Germany, looked at the situation of Sub-Sahara Africa with regard to climate change mitigation.

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Energy

The authors of the Energy Access Outlook 2017 are optimistic that universal energy access by 2030 is now within reach thanks to growing political will and falling costs. Nevertheless, sub-Saharan Africa is lacking behind…

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Energy

A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) called “Powering Agriculture – Sustainable Energy for Food” was held for eight weeks in spring 2016. The revised course reader is now available as an online publication.

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Energy

Energy production in Africa is unable to meet the demand of the African population. Nevertheless, there are huge energy resources on the African continent that could be discovered to enhance the energy supply. This Atlas…

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