Tag: Renewable energy

New research article: in rural electrification, affordability is key

High-resolution, geo-referenced modelling estimates of rural electrification options make it possible to assess the trade-offs and synergies between SDG7 and SDG13

December 26th, 2021

Corporate community engagement professionals in the renewable energy industry

Dilemmas and agency at the frontline of South Africa’s energy transition

September 20th, 2021


An action agenda for Africa’s electricity sector

A new policy article outlines how to undertake the much-needed expansion and modernization of Africa’s electricity sector. The article highlights the crucial role that international partnerships such as the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative have to play in achieving this goal.

August 5th, 2021


Reaching the potential of renewable energy and development

The energy transition is bringing renewable energy in increased speed, but how do we make sure the transition brings development to communities?

August 28th, 2019

Large scale renewable energy project to create jobs and develop local communities in South Africa

Changes in procurement of renewable energy in South Africa has helped prices drop significantly. A new UNEP DTU project will look at the effects on local industry and affected communities.

January 18th, 2018