How does the electricity-free Coolar refrigerator work?

Hi I’m Christoph one of the co-founders of Coolar This fridge is going to a field test today and before we send it out I’ll explain to you exactly how it works This Coolar fridge runs completely without electricity Instead it uses solar heat to run a sorption cooling cycle in this way it can […]

Mini-grids for Energy Access in Sub-Saharan Africa: Status and Lessons from Tanzania

>>Sean Esterly: I am Sean Esterly with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Welcome to today’s webinar, which is hosted by the Clean Energy Solutions Center in partnership with the World Resources Institute. Today’s webinar is focused on the mini-grids for energy access in Sub-Saharan Africa, status and lessons learned from Tanzania. One important note of […]

Mapping Electricity Infrastructure with Deep Learning

Great thanks so much, Kyle. I’m Wendell, I’m a Master’s student at the Nicholas School studying energy & environment. Our teammates and I are very excited to be here today to tell you about our work the past year. I’m going to let them introduce themselves starting with Ben. Yes, hi everyone. My name’s Ben […]

Rooftop Solar – A Perfect Retirement Investment!

I am Pankaj Rajpal and now I am retired.The idea of solar energy came to me about 4-5 years back. The main purpose why I was looking at solar energy at that time was because I knew we are approaching retirement age and being a private sector employee, we don’t have the benefits of pension […]

Energy Access in Humanitarian Settings: Examples from Recent Crises

>>TIM REBER: Hello everyone. I’m Tim Reber with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and I’d like to welcome you to today’s webinar which is hosted by the clean energy solutions center in partnership with United Nations Foundations Energy Access Practitioner Network and the Safe Access for Fuel and Energy Initiative. Today’s webinar is focused on […]

Off-grid Solar Market: Trends, Challenges, Success Stories and Future Outlook, Part 2

>>Hugo: Hello, ladies and gentlemen, I’m very happy to welcome you to the second part of the module on the off-grid solar market. In the previous section, we have seen past trends and notable changes. This section is devoted to some of the remarkable success stories the industry has produced, as well as to a […]

Energy Efficiency for Energy Access: Latest Trends and Innovations

>>Katie: Hello everyone, I’m Katie Contos and welcome to today’s webinar which is hosted by the Clean Energy Solutions Center in partnership with the United Nations Foundation Energy Access Practitioner Network. Today’s webinar is focused on the Energy Efficiency for Energy Access: Latest Trends and Innovations. Before we begin I’ll quickly go over some of […]

Solar Mini Grids: Challenges and Opportunities

>>Hugo: Hello, ladies and gentlemen. I’m very happy to welcome you to today’s session on the Solar Mini-grids: Challenges and Opportunities. I would like to thank once again to the International Solar Alliance and the Clean Energy Solutions Center for making possible these really nice ideas. A few words about myself, I’m responsible for the […]

Malampaya Access to Energy pilot project | Sustainability at Shell

The Malampaya Deep Water Gas-to-Power project is one of the largest and most significant industrial endeavours in Philippine history, providing around 20% of the country’s energy needs. However, on Palawan island, next to the gas field, there remain remote and off-grid communities that, even today, have no access to energy. But that is about to […]

Building Energy Access Markets: A Value Chain Analysis of Key Energy Market Systems

>>TIM REAVER: My name is Tim Reaver with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Like to welcome you to today’s webinar, which is hosted by the Clean Energy Solutions Center in partnership with the United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network, the EU Partnership Dialogue Facility, and Practical Action. Today’s webinar is focused on building energy […]