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
While access to grid electricity has expanded in Cambodia to 71.5 percent, reliability of electricity supply can be improved, as nearly two-thirds of households with access face frequent power shortages, says a new World Bank report.
March 22 2018
ESMAP’s work in off-grid electrification in Kenya gets off the ground with a new $150 million World Bank investment project to provide electricity to 1.3 million people through mini grids, individual solar systems and cookstoves.
October 5 2017
The first of its kind, the Electrification Pathways application builds on a state-of-the-art geospatial modelling algorithm to provide countries with a ‘first pass’ rapid planning tool informing universal electricity access strategies.
July 26 2017
The world is not moving fast enough to reach its universal electricity access goal by 2030. This is one of the main findings of 2017 State of Electricity Access Report (SEAR). The report further stresses that substantial acceleration of…
June 23 2017
About 84 percent of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) population has no access to electricity, among the lowest in Sub-Saharan Africa. The few households and businesses with an electricity connection receive unreliable service. A…
June 12 2017