Solar mini-grids are not only a viable option for last-mile communities but are also at the heart of economic development and improved healthcare in those areas.
Mali Renewable Readiness Assessment concluded that indigenous energy resources, such as solar energy, could help to boost the country's climate resilience.
Mali is heavily reliant on fossil fuel imports. As a result, around three-quarters of the country’s mostly rural population lack basic energy needs like electricity access. They are ready for change.
IRENA is now welcoming applications for a fourth round of funding to support renewable energy projects in developing countries. The funding round of approximately USD 50 million now available is part of a USD 350 million commitment by the UAE to...
Three new ratifications occurred this week.. Mali (19 October 2010) Senegal (19 October 2010) Bangladesh (21 October 2010) As of today, 148 countries and the European Union have signed IRENA's statute and 42 have ratified it.