Posts tagged: Energy poverty

Brazil’s FIFA World Cup Highlights Solar Energy, Energy Poverty

(via Solar Love) Brazil’s FIFA World Cup this week will highlight both solar energy and ongoing energy poverty in many countries. Four World Cup stadiums now have 5.4 MW of solar electricity capacity. These include: Belo Horizonte’s Estadio Mineirão (1.4… Tweet

An Off-Grid Solar Energy Angels List?

By Justin Guay  Co-authored by Vrinda Manglik Finance, finance, finance. That’s the number one obstacle between where our energy market is today and where we need it to be: clean energy services for all 1.2 billion people currently without energy access around the world. But to deploy this finance, we need to marry supply and […]

Solar power to the people: green energy could boost African development

Electricity deficit is slowing progress, report says, as Labour party calls for UK and African cities to ‘twin’ on energy projects By John Vidal Sub-Saharan Africa’s lack of electricity is hindering development but this can be reversed if countries turn to ambitious, large-scale renewable energy projects, an environmental thinktank suggests. The region – home to […]

Solar Power In A Bottle Thanks To Elephant Energy

Solar Power In A Bottle Thanks To Elephant Energy, USAID, & divi (via Clean Technica) Living off the grid necessitates and demands innovation. A happy new innovation for some off-grid, energy poverty–challenged folks is solar power in a bottle. The organizations to thank for this new option are the US Agency for International Development… Tweet