According to the Off-Grid Solar (OGS) Market Trends Report published by Lighting Global, the off-grid solar (OGS) sector provided electricity access to an estimated 360 million people worldwide in 2017.
Following up on the International Year of Light in 2015, the UN has declared 16 May as the International Day of Light. This date commemorates the first discharge of a laser in 1960 by the physicist Theodore Maiman.
Not everyone wants a billing relationship with utilities, especially if you are not sure how much money you will have left at the end of the month. That is where ‘pay-as-you-go’ smart metering can help.
IEC work covers Smart Grids, designed to help lower costs and optimize energy use. We address the need to maintain grid stability while integrating a growing body of energy that comes from decentralized generation. Electrical Energy Storage is increasingly important too – to ac
Towards sustainable, Smart Communities G7 Summit, 26-26 May 2017 in Taormina, Italy As world leaders gather for the annual G7 meeting, taking place in Taormina, Italy from 26 to 27 May 2017, the Climate Change – The New Economy magazine , the official G7 summit magazine, has pu
Electricity access – an agent of economic growth ¦ Worldwide 1,3 billion people don’t have any access to electricity and 2,7 billion people have very limited access. In Africa, more than 600 million people, that is, two out of three Africans lack access to electricity. The UN recogniz
COP22 brings a focus on the vital importance that increased energy efficiency holds for climate change mitigation. The IEC is working behind the scenes helping to increase energy efficiency and reduce the amount of energy that is lost in everyday consumption. Energy efficient applianc
As world leaders meet for COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco from November 7 to 18, 2016, it is timely to recall the words of the IEA (International Energy Agency): “Energy efficiency is the one energy resource all countries possess in abundance.” In its Energy Efficiency Market Report 2016