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UNDP: New EnergyPlus Guidelines to support Sustainable Energy for All

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Publication date : 28 May 2015 Expires : 28 Sep. 2015

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has launched its newest flagship publication, ‘The EnergyPlus Guidelines’, at the opening of the second UN Sustainable Energy for All Forum (SE4ALL). The Guidelines help countries and communities to bette

The World Bank: New report finds world progressing on sustainable energy goals but still far from the finish line

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Publication date : 28 May 2015 Expires : 28 Sep. 2015

Tracking the progress of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) initiative, a new report titled 'Progress Toward Sustainable Energy: Global Tracking Framework 2015' finds that 1.1 billion people in the world still live without electricity

LEDS Working Group: New Energy Toolkit

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Publication date : 28 May 2015 Expires : 28 Sep. 2015

The release of an Energy Toolkit, a collection of leading instruments and methodologies for low-emission, climate-resilient development planning in the energy sector, is now available. The goal of the toolkit is to offer energy practitioner

GACC: New study finds that women spend 374 hours each year collecting firewood in India

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Publication date : 28 May 2015 Expires : 28 Sep. 2015

A study that measured the use of improved cookstoves in India, Bangladesh and Nepal found that women spend the equivalent of more than two weeks each year collecting firewood in India. Households using cleaner, more efficient cookstoves sav

WHO: World Health Assembly closes, passing resolutions on air pollution

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Publication date : 28 May 2015 Expires : 28 Sep. 2015

Delegates at the World Health Assembly adopted a resolution to address the health impacts of air pollution – the world’s largest single environmental health risk. Every year 4.3 million deaths occur from exposure to indoor air pollution and

Practical Action: New campaign will accelerate energy access for all by 10 years

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Publication date : 28 May 2015 Expires : 28 Sep. 2015

A new body dedicated to promoting the fastest, most cost-effective and sustainable approach to universal energy access has been launched at the second annual United Nation’s Sustainable Energy For All week in New York. Power for All was co-

UNEP: Alleviating energy poverty in Haiti

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Publication date : 28 May 2015 Expires : 28 Sep. 2016

Haiti, a nation that has suffered from devastating natural disasters and deepening poverty, has one of the lowest electrification rates in the world-meaning that many use dirty fuels for lighting, with negative health and environmental effe

UNDP: In Nepal, a simple solution brings light to rural communities

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Publication date : 29 Apr. 2015 Expires : 29 June 2016

Small-scale hydroelectric projects are being used to harness the power of water to produce electricity. Cheaper and faster than large hydroelectric dams, these micro-hydro projects are channeling Nepal’s ample water resources to power dark

Ghana News Agency: Women urged to use Clean Cookstoves

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Publication date : 29 Apr. 2015 Expires : 29 June 2016

Ms Hannah Serwaa Tetteh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has stressed the need for Ghanaians to embrace the use of improved clean cook stoves to avoid health complications. Ms Tetteh, who is also the Member of Parliament for Awutu-Senya West,

IRENA: Renewable Energy Prospects: United Arab Emirates

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Publication date : 29 Apr. 2015 Expires : 29 June 2016

The report details the many economic and social benefits of renewable energy for the United Arab Emirates. According to the study, if the UAE incorporates a 10% share of renewable energy in the total energy mix, it could generate annual sa
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