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Articles on Rural Electrification

  • 12 remote villages of Ziarat electrified through solar energy
    Jul 12, 2010 - Asia Pulse Data Source

    International Union for Conservation of Nature (ICUN) and Pakistan Council for Renewable Energy Technologies (PCRET) have collaboratively installed 12 solar energy panel systems in ten different remotely located villages of Ziarat district of Balochistan.

  • Berkeley Lab Report: Simple Energy Efficiency Measures Can Eliminate Electricity Shortage in India
    May 27, 2010 - Berkely Lab - Energy Central Professional

    Electricity in India can be a dicey proposition. Half the population lacks access or is too poor to afford it...

  • Wind project on Navajo Nation moving forward
    Jan 16, 2010 - The Associated Press

    Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. and the tribe's utility authority have signed legislation to establish leases and financing agreements for the development of a wing energy project at the Big Boquillas Ranch.

  • Tribes want role in renewable energy quest
    Oct 23, 2009 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Jim Myers Tulsa World, Okla.

    Osage Nation Principal Chief Jim Gray told a key Senate committee Thursday that tribes are being locked out of renewable energy opportunities by bureaucratic delays, lack of financing and inadequate access to the national transmission grid.

  • ADB provides 151 mln USD to help Vietnam develop rural electrification
    Sept 18, 2009 - Xinhua

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) decided to provide Vietnam with a loan of 151 million U.S. dollars to help the country improve electricity services in poor and remote communities using renewable energy, local newspaper the Pioneer reported Friday.

  • Brightening Guatemala: Coast linemen to establish electricity in villages
    Jul 17, 2009 - Royce Armstrong - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News

    Six linemen from the Gulf Coast will be spending the next two weeks in Central America helping light up two small villages.

  • Cambodia installs over 500 solar energy electricity generations in rural areas
    Jul 14, 2009 - Xinhua

    More than 500 solar energy electricity generations have been installed in Cambodia's rural areas to help improving the living standard of poor people, local media reported on Tuesday.
  • Indian tribes discuss wind power
    Jun 6, 2009 - The Associated Press

    Wind turbines could be a clean, cost-effective way of powering tribal casinos, medical clinics and even tribal administrative projects, speakers said at an American Indian symposium.
  • Slow progress for Indian rural electrification scheme: Govt
    Dec 23, 2008 -- AsiaPulse

    NEW DELHI - The Indian government on Monday said rural electrification work is progressing slowly due to delay in receipt of detailed project reports, finalisation of below poverty line lists and poor electricity infrastructure.

  • Team Brings Reliable Electricity To Afghan Village
    Nov 25, 2008 - The Associated Press

    Members of the provincial reconstruction team in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province joined residents of Qasaba village during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a newly installed electric transformer Nov. 22.

  • The Power of the Sun: Solar Lanterns Transform Lives in Malawi, Africa
    May 7, 2008 - Nick Sireau - SolarAid Director - RenewableEnergyWorld.com

    Malawi, Africa - Mirriam is 18 years old and lives in Malawi. She has two children, one brother and one sister. Her father died of AIDS and her mother is now also sick with HIV AIDS. Every day is a struggle: finding food for her children, caring for her mother, looking after her other sick relatives all this with next to no income.

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