Solar Communities

A village solar energy storage microgrid is helping save lives in rural Myanmar. Some 15,000 people living in Myanmar’s central Dry Zone are bitten by venomous ...

South Australia continues to lead other Australian states and territories in the uptake and installation of both small scale 'rooftop' solar panels systems ...

Off-grid renewable energy solutions can provide an estimated 60 percent of the additional generation needed to achieve universal access to reliable ...

Standing Rock Protesters Are Now Equipped by Native American Solar Entrepreneurs At the Standing Rock Reservation in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, Henry Red ...

The Prime Minister of India has been saying that electricity will be brought to all villages by 2018 with power available 24×7 to all households by the year ...

The bulk power system we’ve relied on for the last century is remarkably inefficient.  Due to waste heat and transmission losses, less than 30% of energy ...

Back in the 1990s the advent of peer-to-peer (P2P) computing sites such as Napster turned reproduction and distribution of music, then TV programs and films, ...

After decades of failed initiatives to extend electricity access, over 600 million people in Africa still do not have access to electricity. With current ...

The Emergence of New and Innovative Business and Delivery Models in 1 of 4 Drivers Identified That Are Enabling Pico-Scale Solar in Sub Saharan Africa.  Other ...

Four elements are described below that seem to have coincided to enable the development of the market for pico-scale solar PV systems in Sub-Saharan Africa, ...

From UNEP DTU Paper, read the introduction here. Market status for pico-scale solar in Sub-Saharan Africa With support from various government and ...

FROM DONOR-SUPPORTED NICHES TOWARD MARKET-BASED RURAL ELECTRIFICATION UNEP DTU Partnership Ivan Nygaard, Senior Researcher, UNEP DTU Partnership Elmer ...