Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report 2019 shows that despite the progress, reaching the remaining unserved people, including those connected to frail and overburdened urban grids, as well as displaced people, and hard-to-reach…
May 22 2019
With the help of the World Bank Group, Ethiopia is pioneering a new model to promote equality between men and women while it works toward universal electricity access.
May 8 2019
More than 250 engineers and energy-sector professionals represented their countries in Kathmandu, Nepal, at the first regional conference of the Women in Power Sector Network in South Asia (WePOWER), a forum that aims to promote and…
March 11 2019
Supported by ESMAP and a team of experts from across the World Bank, a new first-of-a-kind initiative is closing gender gaps and creating equitable institutions across Ethiopia’s energy sector.
August 28 2018
Ethiopia is on its way to transition to a middle-income country. Access to adequate and reliable electricity will play a crucial role in its journey.
March 21 2018
ESMAP's support to the Power to the Poor program helped provide interest-free loans to female-headed households, enabling 83,000 of them to get an electricity connection.
November 7 2017