Global Energy Transitions
China Zero-Carbon Electricity Growth in the 2020s
President Xi’s announcement that China will pursue a zero-carbon economy before 2060 set a bold target for the nation.
Sub-Saharan Africa Stimulus Strategy
Energy challenges are one of the common features of current disruptions in sub-Saharan African countries in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nigeria’s First Commercial Undergrid Minigrid Project
The solar hybrid project in Mokoloki community is Nigeria’s first rural commercial undergrid minigrid, which came online in February 2020. Early evidence indicates the project will improve electricity service, support community development, and reduce utility losses.
Solar Under Storm
One of the key recommendations of this report is to ensure inclusive multi-stakeholder collaboration. This entails communicating clear market signals to suppliers and upstream equipment providers and coordinating closely among practitioners and installers.
Green Stimulus in the Caribbean
Distributed energy resources (DERs) bring multiple benefits not only to electricity systems but also to communities and economies. Many islands in the Caribbean are transitioning from electricity systems that are traditionally centralized in nature and powered by fossil fuels to a new paradigm incorporating DERs.