The next 12 months are likely to bring us closer to a new era of renewable energy, much faster than I predicted a year ago.
New technology will allow people without access to electricity to generate power from the sun and stay off the grid, all for a price cheaper than their kerosene bill.
Bilateral power trading deals among SASEC countries should gradually expand. A single interconnected power market would be a clear win for the subregion.
Prosumers consume electricity, and generate it too. They can sell surplus power to the national grid or save it for later use.
New technology harnesses the energy in our footsteps to convert it to clean, renewable electricity. Check it out here.
Two key benefits of new wholesale electric settlement systems are open data and transparent revenue streams.
A simple village-level energy project can improve the living standards and productivity of community members. Getting one off the ground is easier than you think.
India is pushing hard for wider use of electric vehicles, but many challenges remain. One of them is a lack of charging infrastructure.
To unlock investments in energy efficiency, we must remove financing barriers to small projects and attract more institutional capital.
Using country systems for procurement and safeguards, a first for ADB in India, recognizes the country’s remarkable progress over the past 30 years.