A workshop in Dakar organized by the Africa Electrification Initiative reviewed the early results from pilot countries on integrating gender into energy operations.
October 31 2017
A new ESMAP-funded open source tool for geospatial electrification planning is now available on ENERGYDATA.INFO as a free resource for energy sector stakeholders. The first of its kind, the Electrification Pathways application builds on a…
July 26 2017
About 84 percent of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) population has no access to electricity, among the lowest in Sub-Saharan Africa. The few households and businesses with an electricity connection receive unreliable service. A…
June 12 2017
As a key partner of Indonesiaâs Clean Stove Initiative, the World Bank is helping the government design a strategy to achieve universal access to clean cooking by 2030. ESMAP support is helping to design and pilot an innovative approach…
September 2 2016
A key solution to addressing lack of access to adequate and reliable energy, a major impediment to Madagascarâs economic and social development, is to help the country diversify its energy mix. In addition to solar and wind power,…
September 1 2016
ESMAP is supporting World Bank investments to improve access to basic services by strengthening policies and building institutions in Nigerâs electricity sector.
August 31 2016