Tag: Humanitarian setting

Collecting firewood near the Nyarugusu refugee camp in western Tanzania

Kick-starting the market for e-cooking for displaced people and host communities

New financing mechanism to address energy poverty, health, deforestation and security issues for some of the world’s most vulnerable groups

January 23rd, 2024

SOLCO event Africa Climate Week

Solar powering displaced populations

Electric cooking powered by solar PV presented at Africa Climate Week event focusing on the needs of displaced people

September 8th, 2023

Photo credit: Copyright © Edoardo Santangelo (2019) for the Renewable Energy for Refugees (RE4R) project.

Renewable energy for refugees: How to make a difference

A new paper published with Chatham House explores the role and importance of policy and governance and the need to include climate finance in the delivery of sustainable energy for displaced populations

October 6th, 2022

Clean cooking technology for refugees developed with DTU Skylab and UNHCR

UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre is collaborating with 'ServedOnSalt', on a prototype stove that can store heat generated from solar energy for clean cooking.

February 21st, 2020


Global action on energy for displaced people

How can investment and partnerships with the private sector help improve livelihoods of displaced people and trigger development and environmental co-benefits.

April 3rd, 2019

UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre contributes to new publication on cooking in displacement settings

In displacement settings, providing cooking solutions that reduce negative impacts on the environment and health remains a challenge for local governments, humanitarian agencies, businesses and refuge

January 29th, 2019

UNEP DTU part of Global Plan of Action for humanitarian sustainable energy

Access to energy is critical for health, safety and well-being. But is often overlooked in humanitarian settings. A global plan seeks to change that.

June 27th, 2018

Sustainable energy for refugees: UNEP DTU Partnership part of global plan

Along with other organisations, UNEP DTU shares a vision that every person affected by conflict or natural disasters should have access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy.

January 25th, 2018