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  • Who owns energy?

    10/12/2018

    Watch video Who owns energy? December 10, 2018 Getting ready for a revolution Fabby Tumiwa, long-term Hivos partner in Indonesia, has a message: “We should be ready for a revolution.” According to Fabby, we rely too much on big energy companies and their fossil fuels, even though we don’t have to. “If you look at renewable energy, […]

  • Climate and development journalism: How reporting on climate and development can influence agendas

    05/12/2018

    Climate and development journalism: How reporting on climate and development can influence agendas December 5, 2018 Opinion by Merit Hindriks At a time when deniers of climate change call it fake news, climate activists call for more rigorous action, and high-level policymakers battle over “who pays”, it is journalists who try to make sense of […]

  • High time for a renewable energy revolution in Zimbabwe

    04/12/2018

    High time for a renewable energy revolution in Zimbabwe December 4, 2018 “Zimbabwe is open for business!” The catchy slogan of the new Zimbabwean government is clear and inviting. When international business invitees travel from the airport to the capital Harare, they will be positively impressed by the innovative solar-powered streetlamps along the airport road. […]

  • Hivos at COP 24: Inclusive finance for energy access

    01/12/2018

    Judith Quax / Energia Judith Quax / Energia Hivos at COP 24: Inclusive finance for energy access December 1, 2018 The 24th edition of the Climate conference, known as COP24 is about to start. From 2 to 14 December, World leaders, international institutions, private sector, climate groups and other civil society organizations will gather in […]

  • New energy access reports again show gloomy future

    16/11/2018

    New energy access reports again show gloomy future November 16, 2018 Amidst preparations for upcoming climate negotiations at CoP24, two important reports were launched this week that can highly influence the debate. The first, the World Energy Outlook 2018, examines the future patterns of global energy systems, its dependence on geopolitics and its impact on […]

  • Hivos at IOREC 2018

    22/10/2018

    © Hivos / Feri Latief © Hivos / Feri Latief Hivos at IOREC 2018 October 22, 2018 From 31 October - 1 November 2018, the fourth edition of the International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference and Exhibition (IOREC) takes place in Singapore. The conference, organized by the International Renewable Energy Agency, is the global platform for […]