Tag: Africa

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An action agenda for Africa’s electricity sector

A new policy article outlines how to undertake the much-needed expansion and modernization of Africa’s electricity sector. The article highlights the crucial role that international partnerships such as the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative have to play in achieving this goal.

August 5th, 2021

Regional Technology Brief AFRICA

Africa is among the most vulnerable continents to climate change. By 2030, it is projected that between 75 and 250 million people on the continent will be exposed to increased water stress due to climate change. Enhancing the development, transfer and uptake of climate technology is a key pillar of the international response to climate change. Since 2009, the Technology […]

April 2nd, 2020

A new perspective on solar power in Africa

A new special issue journal co-edited by UNEP DTU Partnership looks at the political and socio-cultural dimensions of solar power technology across the continent.

October 12th, 2018

“Our future in the market is promising and bright”

Based on the successful AREED facility UNEP DTU Partnership is distributing reflow funds to social enterprises in Africa. In Tanzania, this means healthier and greener cooking.

September 20th, 2018

Building on lessons learned to help African NGOs establish social energy enterprises

UNEP DTU Partnership is distributing reflow funds to social enterprises working with clean and renewable energy throughout Africa, and it is working.

September 19th, 2018

New Publication on Market based Rural Electrification released

UNEP DTU Partnership has released a new publication ‘The emerging market for pico-scale solar PV systems in Sub-Saharan Africa’, that focuses on the emergence of market based rural electrification in this region. The traditional model of rural electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) mainly involves donor and government-supported programs. Recently, however, a rapid and significant increase has occur­red in the sale […]

November 30th, 2016