Articles by Susie Wheeldon
Creating a Less Taxing Climate for Off-Grid Solar Energy
As countries are seeing the huge power and potential of decentralized renewables – such as off-grid solar – to combat energy poverty, taxes and tariffs on quality distributed energy products are no longer certain at all, and the trend looks set to continue.
- Energy, Environment, Technology
- off-grid energy, solar
Ending Energy Poverty? The Solutions Already Exist
Last week the charity SolarAid announced that it had hit a milestone by reaching 10 million people with clean, safe light. The social uplift this will bring is extraordinary – solar lights impact poverty, health, hunger, education, enterprise and the environment. At the same time, the announcement shows much more; that the potential of solar to empower rural African off-grid communities is beginning to be realised.
- impact investing, solar