Energy Access

Unpaid Electric Bills Weakens the Efforts to Improve Access to All

Electric utilities in many developing countries often don’t get fully paid by consumers for the power they supply. A new study by the University of Chicago and partner institutes suggests that this has led to widespread outages and rationing of power. This poor electricity access may be a consequence of society treating electricity as a […]

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ADB Grants $600 Mn Loan to Indonesia’s PLN to Promote Renewable Energy

ADB has approved a USD 600 million loan to help PLN, Indonesia’s state-owned power company, expand electricity access and promote renewable energy in eastern Indonesia. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 600 million loan to help the State Electricity Corporation (PLN), Indonesia’s state-owned power company, expand electricity access and promote renewable energy […]

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Italy Signs €30 Mn Agreement With Myanmar to Fund Electrification Programme

As a part of the agreement signed between the two countries, Italy has approved Euro 30 million soft loan agreement. Italy has extended its help for the World Bank-funded national electrification programme in Myanmar that is expected to bring half a million people in the country energy access. As a part of the agreement signed between […]

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India-Japan to Work Together for Energy Security, Energy Access and Climate Change Issues

During the meeting, both the countries agreed to initiate the discussion towards development of Electric Vehicles (EVs) by collaborating with “Policy dialogue on next generation/ zero emission vehicles”. India and Japan have agreed on further strengthening of bilateral energy cooperation for energy development of both countries, and also contributing to worldwide energy security, energy access […]

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