Story Oct 2017

International Day of the Girl

USAID Celebrates International Day of the Girl on October 11. #GirlsShine Read more »
Report Sep 2017

Energizing Equality

The Importance of Integrating Gender Equality Principles in National Energy Policies and Frameworks Read more »
Featured Story Jul 2017

Bosnian Companies Save Millions by Switching Electricity Suppliers

Savings from lower bills to be reinvested in expansion, new jobs. Read more »
Video Jul 2017

Financing to Capture the Sun

A USAID development credit guarantee allowed a bank in Uganda to help SolarNow scale their operations. Watch the video »
The Jamaica Star Jul 2017

Residents Ditch ‘Bandooloo’ Light for ‘Ready Boards’

USAID partners to provide an innovative electrification solution. Read More »
Featured Story May 2017

Afghan Utility Conquers Financial Management Woes With Automation

Software replaces manually processed billing and payroll. Read More »
Featured Story May 2017

Solar Energy Advances Education in Afghanistan

With a reliable power source, computers and tablets help students learn. Read More »
Exposure May 2017

A Real Live Wire

How a Moroccan youth became an electrician to connect to a better life. Read More »
Engendering Utilities Profile Apr 2017

Aneta Petrovska-Rusomaroski

This profile from the Women in Energy series features the Head of Human Resources at EVN Macedonia. Read More »
Medium Apr 2017

Powering Nigeria

How U.S. businesses are finding new opportunities through the U.S. Electrify Africa Act. Read More »
Video Mar 2017

Catalyzing Energy Investments in India

USAID is transforming lives by supporting rural elecrification entrepreneurs. Watch the video »
Medium Mar 2017

The Windiest Place on Earth

Faced with energy deficiencies and increasing energy demands to power its growing economy, Kenya is taking a giant leap forward with the Lake Turkana wind park. Read More »
FrontLines Mar 2017

Better Living at the Flip of a Switch

Power lines in Tajikistan were extended across the border into Afghanistan last year, transmitting reliable electricity and raising the quality of life for thousands of Afghans. Read More »
FrontLines Mar 2017

Making a Better Living, One Solar Sale at a Time

Solar devices are doing double duty in Haiti, opening flexible job opportunities for locals and increasing affordable power access in neighborhoods that lack reliable electricity. Read More »
Global Alliance for Clean CookstovesFeb 2017

Betty Ikalany Wins Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award

This role model and mentor is advancing clean cooking solutions in Uganda. Read More »
Forbes Jan 2017

Solar Energy Entrepreneurs in India Are Finding Faster, Cleaner and Economical Route to Power

USAID supports a social enterprise whose microgrid is lighting up off-grid villages in Uttar Pradesh, India. Read More »
Jamaica Information ServiceJan 2017

Supporting Jamaica’s Energy Programme

Energy independence, energy efficiency and low-carbon growth Read More »
Featured StoryJan 2017

Indian Women Light Rural Villages with Solar Power

Social enterprise creates jobs while promoting clean energy. Read More »
Featured StoryNov 2016

Smart Grid Technology Reduces Power Outages in Bosnia and Herzegovina

When utility improves efficiency, residents spend less time in the dark. Read More »
FrontLines Nov 2016

Your Voice: When a Microgrid Is More Powerful Than the National Grid

Expanding access to electricity in 60 million homes and businesses in sub-Saharan Africa is taking on a new look. Read More »
Impact BlogOct 2016

Lighting the Career Path for Girls in the Energy Sector

Where does a girl dream about working as an engineer and running her country’s power facility? Read More »
Featured StorySep 2016

Vietnam Builds Energy Efficiency Expertise

Engineers and architects learn new ways to save energy. Read More »
FrontlinesSep 2016

Jordan’s Fearless Females Pave the Way

Women move into positions once considered for men only—building careers and changing their society’s perceptions about gender roles. Read More »
Photo EssayJun 2016

Reaching for the Sun

India taps solar power for a clean, prosperous economy. Read More »
VideoMar 2016

Connecting the Next Million

Seed funding from USAID is enabling Off-Grid Electric to scale their affordable solar leasing service across Tanzania. Watch the video »
Utility Reform StorySep 2015

Nigeria Responds to Growth Through Privatization

Transition targets loss reduction, market expansion. Read More »
Photo EssayJul 2015

Teresia Turns on the Light

Electricity and opportunity transform a tribal village in Tanzania. Read More »
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