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EnDev strives to share its experience and lessons learned through events, webinars, and publications. As a partnership, EnDev shares news from the energy access network as well.

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    (Em)powering entrepreneurs in Rwanda

    Entrepreneurs are a cornerstone of an economically viable and sustainable mini-grid – they increase the demand for electricity while boosting the local economy. This was the rationale for EnDev Rwanda’s Productive Use of Energy intervention at existing mini-grid sites, which were struggling with too little demand for electricity.

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    Where Charcoal is Too Costly: eCooking for Urban Areas in DRC

    Charcoal is an immensely important cooking fuel in Eastern DRC, yet its prevalence in this conflict-prone region has high economic and environmental costs. EnDev and the Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) programme present an assessment that could instead make electric cooking (eCooking) increasingly feasible in Eastern DRC.

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    EnDev collaborates with EU to electrify rural households in Ethiopia

    In the village of Gera Konso region, EnDev is currently supporting the construction of a 140 kWp mini-grid along four other sites across the country. This solar mini-grid, co-funded by the European Union (EU), and implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Water and Energy, will electrify 870 households.

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    Woman biogas entrepreneur forging change in Kenya

    To celebrate the women who are forging change in the energy access sector, the interview with Eng. Madrin Maina sheds some light on her role as country director of Sistema Bio, the largest biogas company in Kenya.

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    E-waste management: EnDev’s pioneering work in Benin

    EnDev supports the development of a national plan for solar photovoltaic (PV) electronic waste (“e-waste”) management in Benin. To this end, EnDev implements pilot projects for collecting and recycling solar PV e-waste, thanks to EU co-financing. The aim is to effectively engage and reinforce the private sector to develop the PV e-waste value chain.

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    Rural Electrification: End-of-Life Management in Solar Energy Access Projects

    The topic of sound electronic waste (“e-waste”) management in solar energy access projects is complex and requires technical, legal, logistical and economic aspects to be dealt with. EnDev is a proud co-editor of a new publication, that aims to support planners, managers and service operators in over 20 EnDev countries and beyond.

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    Making clean drinking water affordable for refugees in Southwest Uganda

    A grantee under the Smart Communities Coalition Innovation Fund funded by USAID and implemented by EnDev, has successfully completed its pilot to provide safe drinking water in refugee settlements.

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    Increasing biodigester functionality for clean cooking in Kenya

    The African Biodigester Component (ABC), one of EnDev’s associated projects, commissioned a study showing that 82% of the domestic biodigesters installed in Kenya are functional. As the project wants to reach an ambitious quota of 90%, the study provides valuable insights and perspectives on the issue of functionality.

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    “Adaptation to climate change should get more attention”

    The 27th Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP27) was held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, from November 6-20, 2022. Discussions focused on finding solutions to avoid exceeding the important 1.5 degree limit.

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    Highlighting on the Power of inclusion and equitable energy transition at COP27

    EnDev will be featured at the COP27 side event panel on The Power of Inclusion: Designing equitable energy systems across social divisions

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    Building global momentum: EnDev’s highlights from the Clean Cooking Forum

    As one of the main sponsors, EnDev showed transformation and innovation at the Clean Cooking Forum 2022 in Accra, Ghana. In multiple sessions and a booth at the Innovation Expo, EnDev facilitated exchange to pave the way towards clean cooking for all.  

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    EnDev and GCF show how to produce a climate-friendly cookstove

    The Promotion of Climate-Friendly Cooking: Kenya and Senegal (EnDev/GCF) project is supporting ICS producers in upscaling their production to on the one hand achieve a sustainable long-term market growth of the sector. One of the ICS producers supported by the project is Wakeur Serigne Babacar Sy.