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16.02.2017

New Report by World Bank: Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy (RISE)

An increasing number of developing countries are emerging as leaders in sustainable energy, with robust policies to support energy access, renewables and energy efficiency, according to […] read more

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Pippo Ranci

Publications

13.02.2017

Energy Poor | E-book available for download in English

Energy Poor by Pippo Ranci, Matteo Leonardi, Laura Susani now available to download in English Among various indicators of deprivation that are used to measure […] read more

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7.11.2016

IRENA – the key role of renewable energy in meeting energy access goals

IRENA publishes two reports highlighting recent and future renewable mini-grid technological innovations, and the policy and regulatory approaches that can further incentivise its deployment and help achieve universal energy access. read more

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29.06.2016

Small increase in energy investment could cut premature deaths from air pollution in half by 2040, says new IEA report

IEA strategy based on existing energy technologies and policies can cut 50% of pollutant emissions, the fourth-largest threat to human health, by 2040.“Clean air is […] read more

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Energy Law and Policy

10.06.2016

A set of indicators proposed for SDG7: the contribution of “Sustainable Energy for All Global Tracking Framework 2015”

A set of indicators proposed for SDG7: the contribution of “Sustainable Energy for All Global Tracking Framework 2015”The UN Statistical Commission has held its meeting […] read more

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23.05.2016

New publications from Africa EU Energy Partnership

Two new reports have been published by the Africa EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) which help shed light on the current state of electrification in Africa: AEEP Status Report, Mapping of Initiatives.     read more

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EU

12.05.2016

The European Commission and the European Development Finance Institutions have launched the Electrification Financing Initiative: ElectriFI

The Electrification Financing Initiative (ElectriFI) is an EU initiative that will support electrification investments that will lead to new and improved connections, with strong features […] read more

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Online Debate

27.04.2016

The Equality Switch: How Energy Access Empowers Women Around the World

Within the framework of the recently adopted UN Sustainable Development Goals, the G20 Energy Access Action Plan and COP21 on Climate Change, the Florence School […] read more

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Summer School on EU Energy Law and Policy

5.04.2016

Africa is looking for viable energy models in Asia

The African Development Bank has gone to Asia in search for an efficient energy system that can be easily adapted in some of the most energy-starved African […] read more

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Energy Law and Policy

30.03.2016

Africa – the next clean energy powerhouse?

Africa CEO Forum asks: Can Africa be the next clean energy powerhouse? The conclusion reached by the panellists was that the answer was yes, if the right policies […] read more

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Africa

23.03.2016

Africa’s New Deal on Energy press conference – World Economic Forum

Rwanda will receive a loan of $24 million to invest in the Multinational Ruzizi III Hydropower Project. The African Development Bank Group approved the loan […] read more

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11.03.2016

Al Gore Makes the Case for Green Energy Optimism

Former Vice President Al Gore received a standing ovation after hailing the exponential growth in renewable energy at a TED talk in Vancouver. Speaking 10 […] read more

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