MIT CITE research finds that Solar Sister’s model built on social networks and women entrepreneurs is reaching last-mile consumers. Research also shows that last-mile consumers place considerable importance on local after-sales services and purchasing from people they know and trust when it comes to solar energy. Read full entry.
Archives for February 2018
The Partnership on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables (wPOWER) is seeking the services of a copy editor to ensure production of material that is clear, consistent, credible and ready for publication. The copy editor should have a thorough knowledge of the english language and should follow house style and adhere to deadlines. The copy editor will work on a range of publications, including but not limited only to wPOWER material, such as newsletters,… Read more >
In Bangkok, the SDG7 conference is well underway and ends tomorrow on 23 February. The conference on SDG7 is a global preparatory meeting in support of the review of SDG7 at the 2018 UN High-level Political Forum. ENERGIA’s Sheila Oparaocha addressed the audience at the opening plenary session on the second day of the conference. She spoke about energy access and the important role of women in extending sustainable modern energy across the globe. Here are some… Read more >
The Partnership on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables (wPOWER) is looking to hire a consultant to document evidence-based best practices on household energy access acceleration and compile case studies and success stories as knowledge products for wider dissemination. If you know anyone who can apply, please share this information with them. Documentation of evidence-based best practice principles, case studies and success stories in the acceleration of household clean energy wPOWER is seeking a consultant to… Read more >
On Thursday the 22nd of February, 15.00 – 16.30 am CET (GMT +1) the webinar “Productive Uses of Energy and Gender in the Informal Food Sector in Rwanda, Senegal and South Africa” will take place. This webinar is based on a research project that is currently conducted by a research consortium led by the University of Twente in collaboration with the university of Cape Town’s Energy Research Centre (South Africa), MARGE (Rwanda) and ENDA Energie (Senegal) as… Read more >