Sam Miles contributes to a new assessment report, “Digitalising Innovative Finance: Emerging instruments for early– stage innovators in low– and middle-​​income countries”
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For the report, click here.   Exec­u­tive sum­mary Dig­i­tal tech­nolo­gies play a sig­nif­i­cant role in unlock­ing the poten­tial of inno­v­a­tive financ­ing mech­a­nisms across the util­i­ties sec­tors in Africa and Asia. Across these sec­tors, access to cap­i­tal is a major chal­lenge, par­tic­u­larly when enter­prises have out­grown grant fund­ing but do not have the scale to tap into […]

US, China [can] cooperate on green energy in rural areas

For the orig­i­nal click here, or nav­i­gate to China Daily:  https://​www​.chi​nadaily​.com​.cn/​a​/​2​0​2​3​1​0​/​1​6​/​W​S​6​5​2​c​9​1​0​d​a​3​1​0​9​0​6​8​2​a​5​e​8​a​e​b​.​h​tml   US, China coop­er­ate on green energy in rural areas By MINGMEI LI in New York | Xin­hua |  Inno­va­tion in rural area-​​​​green energy devel­op­ment and boost­ing col­lab­o­ra­tion between the United States and China in sci­ence and tech­nol­ogy are being empha­sized at a “smart vil­lage” forum. More […]

Half of Americans can’t install solar panels. Here’s how they can plug into the sun.

Half of Amer­i­cans can’t install solar pan­els. Here’s how they can plug into the sun. Advice by Michael J. Coren, Cli­mate Advice Colum­nist, The Wash­ing­ton Post Octo­ber 10, 2023  (for the orig­i­nal in The Wash­ing­ton Post, click here.) https://​www​.wash​ing​ton​post​.com/​c​l​i​m​a​t​e​-​e​n​v​i​r​o​n​m​e​n​t​/​2​0​2​3​/​1​0​/​1​0​/​c​o​m​m​u​n​i​t​y​-​s​o​l​a​r​-​r​e​n​t​e​r​s​-​a​p​a​r​t​m​e​n​t​s​-​d​i​s​c​o​u​n​t​e​d​-​e​l​e​c​t​r​i​c​i​ty/ No roof, no solar power. That has been the dispir­it­ing equa­tion shut­ting out roughly half of all Amer­i­cans from plug­ging into the sun. But sign­ing up […]

ERG COLLOQUIUM — The Power of Health: Accelerating the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
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—————————————————————-ERG Col­lo­quium———————————————————— Sep­tem­ber 20, 2023 Loca­tion: 141 Gian­nini Hall, Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­for­nia, Berke­ley Time: 16:00 — 17:30 PDT Title: The Power of Health: Accel­er­at­ing the 2030 Sus­tain­able Devel­op­ment Goals Sum­mary: Clean energy is under­go­ing a cost and per­for­mance rev­o­lu­tion, and health, social andgender-​​​​justice crises across Africa are explod­ing. With that back­ground, how do we rapidlyand with resilience accel­er­ate progress […]

New USC The Business of Green podcast
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