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Energy for all

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  • A local blackout in Dar Es Salaam. Power outages in Tanzania's capital are often caused by old cables and transformers (Photo: jay grandin, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Improving Tanzania’s power quality: can data help?

    Ben Garside and Davida Wood discuss whether customer-sourced data can help unpick the problems of electricity supply in Tanzania

    29 June 2018 | Blog | Energy
  • Hivos and IIED staff visit Dikira village in Sumba, Indonesia, as part of the Hivos 'Energy Bootcamp', in June 2014 (Photo: Hivos)

    IIED-Hivos Partnership

    Securing future food and energy security requires changes to policy, markets and mindsets. IIED and Hivos aim to foster disruptive, citizen-focused initiatives in a "change lab" innovation process

    14 November 2014 | Project | Energy
  • House in Zambia with solar panels on the roof.

    How can business help boost access to energy for those who need it most?

    From crowdfunding platforms to development banks, the private sector can have a big impact in low-income energy markets.

    7 June 2013 | Blog | Energy
  • A girl studies under the light of a rechargeable solar lamp. Without the lamp she couldn’t study at night as her home in Natore, Bangladesh has no access to electricity. Photo: G.M.B. Akash/PANOS

    Improving people’s access to sustainable energy

    1.3 billion people have no electricity and 2.7 billion people do not have clean and safe access to energy for cooking. This means that around 40% of the world’s population breathe in toxic smoke created when burning charcoal, wood, coal or animal waste to cook their food.

    26 October 2012 | Project | Energy
  • A pot with bubbling food sits cooking on an open fire.

    Sustainable energy: can a new initiative succeed where Rio+20 failed?

    Rio+20 failed to deliver any significant globally binding agreements on energy. Will voluntary Sustainable Energy For All initiative commitments fare any better?

    25 June 2012 | Blog | Energy
  • Energy: One for all, and all for one

    Most of the 2 million car trips shared every month are taken to save money and to make friends. The 112,000 tonnes of C02 saved every year are an added bonus.

    30 May 2012 | Blog | Energy
  • Seven Rio+20 briefing papers from IIED

    Seven Rio+20 briefing papers from IIED

    The International Institute for Environment and Development has published seven briefing papers on topics that will feature in the Rio+20 summit and IIED’s Fair ideas conference, also in Rio, on 16-17 June.

    25 May 2012 | News | Food and agriculture
  • Closeup of the flame of a small oil lamp.
  • A new President: what does this mean for Bulgaria’s energy sector?

    On 23 January 2012, Bulgaria’s new President, Rosen Plevneliev, will start his new job.

    17 January 2012 | Blog | Energy
  • Caspian Energy Initiative

    IIED’s Caspian Energy Initiative aims to promote transparency and good governance in the energy sector. We have just completed the latest phase of this initiative – a series of dialogues in Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan. The aim of these dialogues was to bring industry, government and civil society stakeholders together to discuss key issues and develop plans for future action. Background papers and workshop reports are available below.

    11 November 2011 | Project | Energy
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