Tag: Tanzania


Rural school in Tanzania

In regions of the developing world where electrical grids are weak or nonexistent, people often rely on kerosene. In a webinar on Sept. 16, staff from four pay-as-you-go solar companies described how they are building rural sales networks in Africa Read more…


Billions of people live without access to modern electricity services and clean energy could lift them out of the economic exclusion zone, improve their education and make their lives generally better. It can also save some lives, literally. Of all Read more…


Following up from my last post. Other areas of interest at the World Bank’s Energy Week conference included rural electrification.  Grid connection is notoriously poor throughout Africa.  Tanzania, for example, is around 22% depending on whom you talk to.  In Read more…


Last week I went to the World Bank’s Energy Week in DC.  It was an exciting event in which the World Bank hosted “energy and finance industry executives, senior donor and developing country government officials, stakeholders and leading-edge thinkers of Read more…

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