Decentralized renewable energy is the faster path to power for all


Powering Sustainable Livelihoods: India’s Summit on Harnessing Decentralized Energy for Rural Development

Our partner the Council on Energy Environment and Water (CEEW), along with Villgro, hosted an event focused on showcasing the impact of Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) on rural livelihoods in India.

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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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A Cooling Breakthrough: A Conversation with Ian Tansley, Founder of SureChill

SureChill's cutting-edge refrigeration technology, developed by engineer Ian Tansley with 35+ years of renewable energy expertise, has revolutionized cooling systems by utilizing ice and water to maintain stable temperatures for extended periods.


Solar Water Pumps: A Game-Changing Technology with 5 Key Benefits

The infographic highlights the advantages of using solar water pumps (SWPs) in agriculture and community settings. From increasing crop yield and income to improving access to clean water, SWPs offer a reliable, cost-effective, and eco-friendly solution to water pumping.

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Renewable Energy Sparks Africa's Sustainable Agrarian Transformation

Distributed Renewable Energy (DRE) can revolutionize Africa's agricultural sector, creating a sustainable, low-emission food system. This transformation can combat climate change, enhance food security, and reduce income inequality.


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Events Greening Agriculture: Farmer Perspectives on Productive Use of Renewable Energy

On April 26, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Africa Time (EAT), Power for All will host a two-hour learning session titled "Greening Agriculture: Farmer Perspectives on Productive Use of Renewable Energy."


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Fact Sheets & Research Summaries Factsheet: Decentralized Renewable Energy can help to address gender gaps

The Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) sector is uniquely positioned to combat energy poverty and enable female empowerment by freeing up productive time, providing employment opportunities, and improving their overall well-being.


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Impact Earth Day Risks Becoming a Hallmark Holiday Amid Rampant Greenwashing and Deceptive Marketing

As Earth Day celebrations unfolded across the globe this weekend, Denis Hayes, one of the founders of Earth Day, expressed his dismay at the "appalling" environmental messaging and greenwashing by oil and gas companies. At the same time, Big Oil continues to invest millions in marketing campaigns aimed at coopting climate change coverage to diminish its impact, despite minimal investment in genuinely sustainable activities.


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