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Electricity only reaches a fraction of the population in many major African cities. A new report suggests changes that will be needed as cities and energy demands grow.
David Hatch July 12, 2017

Niamey has been without electricity since the beginning of May as the main electric utility contends with a severe supply shortage, Xinhau reports. 

May 25, 2016

The city could provide power to 55 essential buildings even if the main grid is knocked offline, Smart Grid News reports.

December 8, 2015

New research warns New York, Philadelphia and other Atlantic and Gulf Coast cities to brace for more power outages as climate change strengthens storms, ThinkProgress reports. 

December 24, 2014

Researchers at IBM India found that used laptop batteries can power slum dwellings and vendor carts in developing cities, MIT Technology Review reports.

December 9, 2014

A socially conscious business founded by idealistic Australians empowers Indian entrepreneurs to market solar lamps to slum dwellers, according to the United Nations. 

July 18, 2014
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