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Solar water farm

Drinking water supply for 35,000 people daily

Due to a drought, residents of the coastal village of Kiunga in Kenya were forced to drink water from saltwater wells, a practice that may result in kidney failure. Powerwall batteries and solar panels are now being used to make saltwater suitable for drinking.

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Source: Tesmanian
Power generation

Carbon negative through geothermal energy

Close to 1% of the Philippines’ land area, that’s what it takes for the country’s Energy Development Corporation (EDC) to be carbon negative. The vegetation in EDC’s four geothermal reservations absorbed almost five times the amount of CO2 emissions in 2018.

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Source: ThinkGeoEnergy
Gender diversity

Energy sector needs to draw on all talents

Gender diversity is vital for driving innovative and inclusive solutions for clean energy transitions all over the world. With women accounting for less than 30% of the labour force, the energy sector needs to shift the dial to deliver a sustainable energy future for all.

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Source: International Energy Agency
Energy security

Why energy access is vital in tackling a pandemic

As COVID-19 spreads, a lack of reliable access to energy may make it impossible for hospitals and first-line medical services to treat critical patients. Off-grid decentralised renewable power can provide a solution, especially for vulnerable communities.

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Source: World Economic Forum