The global community has defined energy access as one of the essential pillars for development, and has included it among the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, specifically in SDG7, which proposes achieving universal access to modern, reliable, affordable and sustainable energy by 2030. … [Read more...] about Tools that provide solutions for isolated electrification systems
Este blog fue preparado a partir de ideas del equipo de la división de Energía del Grupo BID.
One night in April 2016, girls and boys from the indigenous community of Santa Rosa de Huacaria, Peru played soccer for the first time as their parents cheered from the sidelines. They had spent their whole lives in a small community that had no public lighting, which limited their participation in sports and other social activities at night. … [Read more...] about What is the Human Impact of Sustainable Energy for All?
Flor de María Úbeda Rivas does not know how to ride a bike, but she has started a small energy revolution based on pedaling. Along with a dozen other Nicaraguan women, she built bike-machines to produce power and clean energy in her community. … [Read more...] about Women, Energy and (Bike!) Power
The residential sector in Latin America and the Caribbean is experiencing a marked transition to modern energy consumption. … [Read more...] about Composition and Sensitivity of Residential Energy Consumption
Even in the Western culture, just a few decades ago, women were frowned upon for wearing pants. Now it’s normal for women to wear pants. … [Read more...] about Empowering Women to Power the World