Solution: How Data Helps Bringing Clean Energy to Refugee Camps

Today, gathering data on energy in refugee camps is quite a tough job… Most of the statistical data on energy in refugee camps that is available today has been collected in recent years. To do so, a handful of dedicated staff of the large humanitarian or development aid agencies, governments, or researchers working for international…

Challenge: How Data Helps Bringing Clean Energy to Refugee Camps

As illustrated in the seminal report of the Moving Energy Initiative, 80% of the 8.7 million refugees and displaced people living in camps have “absolutely minimal access to energy, with high dependence on traditional biomass for cooking and no access to electricity”. Thereby, they fall into ‘Tier 0’ in the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)…

Cooled and Sparked Entrepreneurship

Electrification is one key to progress – yet the single hardest thing to achieve. Millions of people in rural areas throughout the world are excluded from electricity supply, this is inspite the fact that electricity plays such a vital role in basic progress. There are many reasons why electrification in rural areas is lacking. In…