In its eight edition, the report assesses the progress made by each country on access to electricity, access to clean cooking services, renewables, and energy efficiency. It provides a global, regional, and country-level snapshot of how…
June 1 2022
ESMAP Contributes to $68 Million Relief Fund to Protect Energy Access from Covid-19 Fallout in Vulnerable Communities
Energy Access Relief Fund (EARF), a facility designed to provide emergency capital to energy access companies serving more than 20 million low-income households and micro-businesses in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.
September 1 2021
What does it take to accelerate progress towards universal access to clean cooking by 2030? This was the topic of a virtual event on…
November 16 2020
More than 450,000 people in rural Myanmar are expected to gain access to clean energy for the first time following the signing of a grant agreement between the World Bank Group and the Government of Myanmar.
July 8 2020
WB/ESMAP announces new tool to help solve electricity shortages for health care facilities responding to COVID-19 where grid electricity is unavailable or unreliable.
June 3 2020
Off-grid solar solutions have played a pivotal role in extending energy access to millions of people, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
March 2 2020