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Beyond coal: Scaling up clean energy to fight global poverty

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Friday, January 1, 2016

This paper provides evidence that a lasting solution to poverty requires the world’s wealthiest economies to renounce coal, and we can and must end extreme poverty without the precipitous expansion of new coal power in developing ones.

Measuring Energy Access in India

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Friday, January 1, 2016

Insights from applying a multi-tier framework in cooking energy and household electricity. This briefng paper reports on the largest energy access survey ever conducted in India, covering a representative sample of the rural poor across six states with interviews in 8,566 households. It adapts the World Bank’s multi-tier framework to measure access to household electricity and clean cooking energy, across a spectrum of tiers and a range of attributes. Its findings reveal poor electricity access and difficulties with affording or being able to get a connection.

Accelerating access to electricity in Africa with off-grid solar - Solar Market Systems

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Friday, January 1, 2016

This paper describes how the household solar market in sub-Saharan Africa has grown to date, its current status and possible future trends. The paper, one of three background papers prepared for the Energy Africa campaign launched in October 2015, seeks to understand how universal access to electricity in the region could be achieved through solar household systems. Universal access in this context means every person having access to at least one basic, entry-level solar light.

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