solar energy

27 Nov 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $44.76 million grant to develop Afghanistan’s first 20 megawatts (MW) on-grid solar photovoltaic plant and boost the country’s renewable energy generation and supply.

13 Nov 2017

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is providing a $12 million grant as additional financing to the ongoing Cook Islands Renewable Energy Sector Project, which will help the country transition to a renewable energy future.

19 Jul 2017

Students from Ramadhan primary school in Isiolo County, Kenya can now use proper reading light when doing their homework.

26 Jun 2017

A fast-growing solar power industry in India's Rajasthan will soon be transmitting up to 8,000 megawatts of renewable energy to the national grid. 

04 Jul 2016

In India, nearly 1 in 4 people still don’t have access to electricity. Many of them live in poor communities, where the lack of electricity prevents them from living better, more productive lives. To increase energy access for the poor, India has set unprecedented, ambitious plans to boost solar energy nationwide. Watch the video to learn what action India has taken on affordable and reliable solar power for a more prosperous, climate-friendly future.