by Arianna Tozzi One quarter of the global population with no access to electricity lives in India, the majority in rural parts of the country. The urban-rural divide is stark: 93% of urban households use electricity as the main source ..
by Thijs Van de Graaf Tomorrow, two years after the adoption of the Paris Agreement, French President Macron will host a special climate summit in Paris to take further action to implement the 2015 deal, notably on climate finance. U.S...
by Shalu Agrawal On September 25, 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Saubhagya scheme, aimed at ensuring electricity connection to yet-to-electrified 40 million households, by December 2018. This scheme complements the Deen..
By Sini Numminen Access to truly green energy technologies with sufficient quality is a critical issue for the poorest. In a country where more than 250 million people live without access to electricity connection in thei..
By Johannes Urpelainen A new report by Sustainable Energy for All and Power for All proposes an analytical framework for quantifying the benefits of energy access. The report offers an innovative new approach to thinking about benefits ..
By Ryan Kennedy The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), a strategic partner with ISEP, has recently released an important report on strategies for achieving 24×7 power for all in Odisha, India. The report highlights th..
By Michaël Aklin India is facing the daunting challenge of providing electricity to millions of energy-poor people. Decentralized solar technology is an appealing solution to this problem. Not only has it become more affordable over th..
Why ISEP? Energy, in the words of the distinguished scientist and policy analyst Vaclav Smil, is “the only universal currency; it is necessary for getting anything done”. Today, this universal currency is in greater demand than ever..
by Johannes Urpelainen The combination of rapid economic growth and industrialization means that Vietnam’s air pollution problems and dependence on energy imports could grow worse in the future. If the economy continues to perform wel..
by Johannes Urpelainen The International Energy Agency’s recent Energy Access Outlook examines the future of energy access by looking at scenarios for household electrification and access to clean cooking fuels by 2030. The central p..