Incorporating gender focus in electrification programmes is important as women and men have different energy needs. In Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), only 43% of the population has access to electricity, which leaves approximately 600 million people without it.  Despite the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 — which ensures universal access to affordable, reliable and modern […]
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More than 150 million people are gaining access to electricity every year, reducing the ranks of those who live without power, but this is not enough to meet global development goals, according to a report released Wednesday. Furthermore, efforts to cut pollution from cooking food and promote renewable power for heat and transportation are likewise […]