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Fact Sheets & Research Summaries

Factsheet: Decentralized Renewables Can Enhance Agro-Productivity In Tanzania

Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) sources can enhance agro-productivity and food security. This Fact Sheet highlights the current state of DRE powered agro-processing activities in Tanzania, drawing on analysis by: Access to Energy Institute (A2EI), The National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Energy for Impact (NREL&E4I), the Energy Change Lab (the Lab), and African Development Bank Group (AfDB).

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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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Research Summary: Access to Energy Will Result in Better Human Development Outcomes

The agricultural sector has the potential to become a game-changer in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), where 80%of the production is from smallholder farmers. However, less than one in three farmers have electricity access.

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The Economic Times Energy Leadership Summit

The Summit will bring together ministers, public sector officials and private industry executives to help create an informed debate on the key attributes of the new world order and to collaborate and discuss latest business trends.

Finance

Going Beyond Access: Financing of Assets and Appliances Stimulates Energy Demand in Uganda

According to a recent household survey by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics, only 57% of Ugandans have access to any form of electricity. Of these, 19% and 38% were connected to the grid and off-grid power, respectively. Most of those without access to electricity are in rural areas where over 75% of the households reside and depend on agriculture as their main source of income.

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Insights
Impact Transitioning to Clean Energy a Priority to Save Our #OnlyOneEarth and Humanity

Reducing the use of ‘dirty’ fossil fuels and speeding up the transition to renewable forms of energy, such as solar and wind, has been identified as one of the best options for slowing down climate change for a more optimistic future.

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Fact Sheets & Research Summaries Factsheet: Off-grid PayGo: Unlocking Affordable Energy Access and Financial Inclusion in SSA

PayGo (short for pay-as-you-go) is a system that allows customers to purchase solar home systems and appliances through installments. It has not only enabled bottom-of-the-pyramid households to access clean energy but it is also creating opportunities for financial inclusion and economic development.

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Articles Post the Pandemic Hiatus, Spirited Investments, and Commitments set to Drive Energy Access in Africa

Power for All was part of the over 1,000 participants from the energy sector gathered in Kigali, Rwanda, at the recent and highly successful Sustainable Energy for All Forum. The event made significant progress in advancing a clean and inclusive energy transition around the world, including a commitment of USD 347 million to support energy access and transition. The team shares their highlights and takeaways from the forum.

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