Month: July 2020

Linking Electricity Access and Development Outcomes in Africa: A Framework for Action

Linking Electricity Access and Development Outcomes in Africa: A Framework for Action

The World Resources Institute (WRI) has released a new report calling for better integration of electricity access and development outcomes in Africa.  Authored by WRI Senior Associate, Dr. Lily Odarno, the report focuses on how African governments, the donor community, private sector and civil society can work together to better link  electricity access with priorities in agriculture, health and other […]

Why Large-Scale Solar Alone No Longer Makes Sense – A PV Magazine Webinar.

Why Large-Scale Solar Alone No Longer Makes Sense – A PV Magazine Webinar.

Solar has come a long way as a viable option for our energy needs across the globe. Nevertheless, the days of fields upon fields of utility-scale PV installations may be coming to an end. Australia’s solar grid is currently confronting serious infrastructure-related issues. This has snowballed into a dip in investor confidence, causing them to slash […]

Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and Achieving Efficient Energy Transitions in Developing Countries

Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and Achieving Efficient Energy Transitions in Developing Countries

This webinar on 14th July 2020 will examine and try to build a consensus around the role of hydrocarbons in a net-zero carbon future. Co-hosted by KAPSARC and ICRIER, the event supports the “…the Sustainable Development Goals of access to affordable, clean and efficient energy, in parallel with aggressive action to mitigate emissions from energy […]

Minor: New Economic Thinking and Social Entrepreneurship

Minor: New Economic Thinking and Social Entrepreneurship

DRIFT, EFR and ICE are inviting transformative entrepreneurs and sustainability start-ups to participate in their course, titled, “New Economic Thinking & Social Entrepreneurship.” This minor is a rare opportunity for entrepreneurs to tap into the innovative viewpoints, knowledge and skills that students can bring to bear on questions such as: How can my business model […]