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Going beyond the grid: The future of distributed energy in India

Distributed renewable energy has a major role in enhancing energy access and sustainable development in India. However, it is yet to realize even a small fraction of its potential.

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2 billion people—almost a third of humanity—lack access to reliable energy. Power for All is a global coalition of 200 private and public organizations campaigning to deliver universal energy access before 2030 through the power of decentralized, renewable electricity.
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Podcasts

Interview with Raffaella Bellanca of the World Food Program: Energizing the School Feeding Program

In this interview, William Brent speaks to Raffaella Bellanca, leader in access to energy at the World Food Program (WFP), discussing a critical link between school feeding initiatives and decentralised renewable energy. In support of this year’s UN Food Systems Summit, this podcast is part of a special series focused on the critical link between food systems and decentralized renewable energy, aimed at highlighting game-changing ideas in Africa and Asia that can help ensure sustainable energy for all and improve farmers’ lives.

Podcasts

Interview with Magda Moner & Sandor Szabo: Affordability of PV based electricity generation on rural electrification

In this episode, William Brent speaks with Magda Moner and Sandor Szabo, leading researchers in rural development and renewable energy at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and co authors of the research paper Mapping of Affordability Levels for Photovoltaic (PV) Based Electricity Generation in the Solar Belt of Sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia, and South Asia. They shed some light on the impact of their research on affordability of solar PV grids in rural electrification and why it is a more sustainable option.

Videos

Celebrating Six Years of Power for All

COVID-19 presented an opportunity to show how decentralized renewable energy can accelerate access to better health, jobs, and quality of life through collective and coordinated action. To celebrate our 6th anniversary, this video shows the resourcefulness of working together, as well as the silver linings in the actions we have had to take to enact change.

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Podcasts On the Road to Ending Energy Poverty: Six years of Power for All

In this episode of the Power for All podcast, Anand Prabhu Pathanjali speaks with Kristina Skierka, founder and CEO of Power for All about the campaign’s six-year journey on the road to ending energy poverty.

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Infographics Technology Spotlight: Cold chain for health in India

Every year, 24 million newborn infants need vaccines in India. The efficient practice of cold chain management is therefore key to ensuring that the benefits of vaccination are sustained. Power for All's latest Technology Spotlight highlights essential off-grid solar equipment that is needed in the vaccines’ supply chain.

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Technologies Powering through the pandemic

Amid the disruptions caused by the pandemic, the energy sector has showcased agility by developing new strategies to help its survival in the new landscape. Leaders have also seized the moment and stayed ahead through strategic planning and change management. Power for All campaign coordinators share their experiences and how we responded to the crisis.

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