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Bboxx fights energy poverty in Nigeria

Solar power company ready to tackle energy poverty in Nigeria

The launch of Bboxx Nigeria includes funding from BEAM, an investment platform focused on energy services helping to transform lives in emerging markets.
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Investment in clean energy crucial to fight against climate change

Urgent action to accelerate investment in clean energy for developing countries is needed from global leaders assembling at COP26 to ensure a just energy transition.
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Investment in renewable energy a solution to energy poverty, unemployment

A study by The Rockefeller Foundation found that investing in distributed renewable energy systems could end energy poverty and create 25 million direct jobs in the power sector in Africa and Asia by 2030.
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Is there space for hydrogen in the just energy transition?

A just energy transition within the Global South context doesn’t just mean changing the energy source from brown to green, but often means creating energy access in the first place.
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Sudan: Unlocking renewable energy to expand energy access

The United Nations Development Programme has released a roadmap to unlock the potential of Sudan’s renewable energy and expand energy access.

SEforALL releases new research findings-‘Energy Safety Nets’

SE4ALL released new research findings this week noting that national governments are uniquely positioned to target and support disadvantaged populations most in need of energy services by providing safety nets for those living in energy poverty.
2021 Ashden Awards promotes innovation in the energy sector

Reducing energy poverty through education

Energy fuels the engine of the modern world and has the power to bring billions more out of abject poverty via educational programmes.

Book titled Empowering Africa unveiled, aimed at enabling energy access

Enel Foundation in partnership with Istituto Affari Internazionali and Policy Center for the New South have launched a book titled Empowering Africa.
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Electricity – you can’t fight poverty without it

The Economist published a story entitled Electricity does not change poor lives as much as was thought and it does little to improve their lives.
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South Africa focuses efforts on project investment

At the recent JODI, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said that the country is working to attract investments into projects throughout the county.

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