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  • Significant progress has been made in improving access to electricity, but 789 million people worldwide still go without. The gap for cleaner cooking is even greater: 2.8 billion people worldwide cannot cook cleanly and safely. The reliability of energy delivery is also still a massive challenge. The energy finance scenario is complex and varies widely […]

  • Date: Thursday 22 October Time: 3-4.15 (CET) Register here >>> Background Access to affordable, reliable and clean energy remains one of the greatest development challenges. In rural areas especially, many communities cannot afford basic modern energy services. This event on Thursday, 22 October 2020 will explore the role that subsidies as a form of public […]

  • There are still 2.8 billion people worldwide who lack access to clean cooking solutions, a figure that has remained stubbornly high. This persistent gap shows that despite huge efforts, cookstove initiatives have largely failed to reach scale. Among other issues, access to affordable finance is still an immense barrier. Of the US$4.4 billion annual investments […]

  • The European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM) and Hivos are organising a virtual conference on ‘A green and gender-driven COVID-19 recovery in Africa: How development finance can boost energy access for all’, where participants will explore how public funding and innovative forms of finance could be applied to provide energy to COVID-19 affected women – […]