#Electricity

  • Article: COVID-19 Further Threatens Access to Electricity for People Living in Poverty

    COVID-19 Further Threatens Access to Electricity for People Living in Poverty

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 28, 2020

    Fallout from COVID-19 could derail efforts to meet a global goal to provide power to everyone. Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Went Without Coal for Its Longest Stretch Since the Industrial Revolution

    Britain Just Went Without Coal for Its Longest Stretch Since the Industrial Revolution

    By James Hitchings-Hales|April 28, 2020

    The UK has broken a new green record. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways to Help in the Aftermath of the Puerto Rico Earthquakes

    5 Ways to Help in the Aftermath of the Puerto Rico Earthquakes

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 8, 2020

    The US territory is still recovering from Hurricane Maria. Read more

  • Article: Low-Carbon Energy Generated More Than Half of UK's Electricity in 2018 for the First Time

    Low-Carbon Energy Generated More Than Half of UK's Electricity in 2018 for the First Time

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 26, 2019

    Renewables and nuclear were responsible for a record-breaking 52.6%. Read more

  • Article: 4 Women Whose Lives Have Been Transformed by Solar Power in Africa — and How You Can Help Even More

    4 Women Whose Lives Have Been Transformed by Solar Power in Africa — and How You Can Help Even More

    By Imogen Calderwood|Energise Africa|June 18, 2019

    Over 600 million people in sub-Saharan Africa live their daily lives without electricity. Read more

  • Article: Zanzibar Women Trained as Solar Engineers Bring Light to Remote Villages

    Zanzibar Women Trained as Solar Engineers Bring Light to Remote Villages

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 21, 2019

    A new program provides jobs for women in Zanzibar and electricity to poor families. Read more

  • Article: Britain Just Went a Full Week Without Coal Power for the First Time in Over 100 Years

    Britain Just Went a Full Week Without Coal Power for the First Time in Over 100 Years

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 8, 2019

    It became official at 1.24 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more

  • Article: Two South African Teens Create Groundbreaking Schoolbag That's Also a Light Source

    Two South African Teens Create Groundbreaking Schoolbag That's Also a Light Source

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 26, 2019

    South Africa is plagued by power failures, so this bag could bring light for many. Read more