News & Initiatives

World Energy Outlook 2018 released on 13. November

For the first time ever, the total number of people without access fell below 1 billion, according to the World Energy Outlook 2018

Wame and energypedia

WAME and Energypedia teams up to launch Energy Access Portal

Energypedia is a wiki platform open to all to collaborate, discuss, ask questions, get answers, and get latest updates about energy access in developing countries

Stories from the projects

The Light Library provides solar lights to schools in rural Senegal to enable students to borrow the lights to study after dark. The model increased study hours, saved families money, ...


The WAME database contains energy access projects, policies, case studies and publications which have helped increase access to energy services for households, communities and businesses mainly in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The database allows you to search by a number of different criteria including energy resources, technologies, budgets, countries, etc..



Energizing Finance: Scaling & Refining Finance in Countries with Large Energy Access Gaps


Energy poor

Energy poor
Pippo Ranci, Matteo Leonardi, Laura Susani
Available as hard-copy and e-book in Italian and e-book in English
Published by: il Mulino

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