The Pamir Energy Story: General Director Daler Jumaev addresses World Hydropower Congress in Paris | Watch Aga Khan foundation, UK’s archive video from Ismaili Centre, London

It was 6:57pm on 9 September, 2018. We turned on electricity for the township of Murghab. Within two minutes, a wave of celebration came from the streets as light bulbs flickered on for the first time. We watched and listened across the river, where the hydropower plant is located. It was magical. It was one…

New Power Platform to boost electricity generation in Africa and mobilise US$1bn — Aga Khan Development Network-Press Release

Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED), Industrial Promotion Services (IPS) and CDC Group plc partner to mobilise over US$ 1 billion to enhance power generation in sub-Saharan Africa. The Azito power facility, Côte d’Ivoire.-AKDN East Africa, 26 April 2017 – The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (“AKFED”), its industrial and infrastructure development arm,…

Pamir Energy Company among international finalists for the 2017 Ashden Award — Asia Plus News , Tajikistan | AKFED Partnered Co.

Pamir Energy Company is one of the international finalists for the prestigious Ashden Award. The 2017 Ashden Award judges have reportedly narrowed down the finalists for this year’s Awards to 22 impressive organizations, covering what they consider to be the best in sustainable energy around the world. International finalists are truly global, with projects in Tajikistan,…

A German wind farm. (Photo: Dirk Ingo Franke/cc/flickr) Germany, the fourth-largest economy in the world and a leader in renewable energy, produced so much energy this weekend from its solar, wind, hydro, and biomass plants that power prices went into negative territory for several hours. Consumers were being paid to use energy. According to Quartz,…

SN Power to buy SGBH’s stake in Bujagli — Water Power Magazine com| The Project is one of the most successful public private partnerships in the Sub-Saharan Africa

Norway’s SN Power AS is to buy out SG Bujagali Holdings Ltd’s (SGBH) partial interest in the 250MW Bujagli project in Uganda in a move that SN Power hopes will help provide a platform for the company to develop additional hydropower projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. Located near Jinja, Uganda, Bujagali was developed, financed and will…

Clean energy, not coal, is the solution to poverty |Many developing countries population are profiting from clean renewable energy says world bank

It is the development conundrum of our era. Extremely poor people cannot lift themselves out of poverty without access to reliable energy. More than a billion people live without power today, denying them opportunities as wide-ranging as running a business, providing light for their children to study, or even cooking meals with ease. Ending poverty…

Germany: Digital energy transition|Smart grids, smart meters and smart homes — Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

© Vencav/Fotolia.com Before the Easter holiday, Hurricane Niklas swept across the country, sending wind power infeed to new record levels. In short order, the eclipse more than ten days previous caused a large fluctuation in the electricity infeed of solar PV installations. As these two extreme events highlight, the yield from renewable energies is volatile…

450 KVA Hydro Electric Power House inaugurated at Moorkhun, Gojal |Project partially funded by (PPAF) in collaboration with The Aga Khan Rural Support Program

Source: Pamir Times Net ***** By Kamran Abuzar April 04, 2014: After four years of struggle, the community of Mourkhun is finally going to benefit from one of their biggest investments, as the 450 KVA Hydro Electric Power House is now operational. The project partially funded by Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) in collaboration with…

Germany’s ‘Energiewende’: "the German equivalent of the project to get the first man on the moon" — FM Steinmeier|Germany is renewables pioneer -Adnan Amin Director-General, (IRENA)

Together with Economic Affairs Minister Sigmar Gabriel, Foreign Minister Steinmeier opened the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue at the Federal Foreign Office on 26 March. The international energy conference is intended as an opportunity to exchange views with international partners on Germany’s ‘Energiewende’, the transformation of its energy system. Foreign Minister Steinmeier at the Energy Transition…

Bujagali: A Brighter Future for Uganda — AKDN Videos

  Source: Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN)   Published on 16 Feb 2015 2012 – The Bujagali Hydropower Project, established through a unique public-private partnership between AKFED, Site Global and the Government of Uganda, provides a clean and reliable source of electricity and is already powering the country’s future. Category Non-profits & Activism Licence Standard…

In Canada, More Jobs in Green Energy than Tar Sands — Common Dreams org

‘The global clean energy revolution isn’t a future scenario—it is underway right now,’ declares Clean Energy Canada The Greenstone Government of Canada Building in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories integrates solar right into the design of the building, an effort to bring energy efficiency and renewable energy to commercial buildings as well. (Photo: Green Energy Futures –…