Tag Archives: micro-grids

A small Tanzanian village shows solar is key for rural families

Recently, a small community in rural Tanzania has turned to solar. How does solar power transform everyday life for rural families across the globe?

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Climate justice and the “climate gap”

Climate change affects different groups of people unequally. Climate justice is an attempt to alleviate this inequity.

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Energy independence: An Indian village lights the way

Dharnai, India now derives all of its energy from its own solar power grid.

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Solar power helps students shine

Rural students are surfing the internet– thanks to solar power.

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10 Power Africa updates

Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, and Tanzania are poised to revolutionize their energy sector in conjunction with the Power Africa initiative. Community Renewable Energy believes that renewable energy can transform the lives of millions of people, and we celebrate the … Continue reading

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5 community-owned solar power updates

Community Renewable Energy believes in the power of shared solar, which is growing in popularity in the US and abroad. Here’s some of the latest news from across the nation.

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This week in renewable energy: 6/15/14

Every week, Community Renewable Energy shares important clean energy developments– and some that are just plain cool.

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Top 7 highlights of new solar power report

In the first quarter of 2014, solar continued to soar. Households, businesses, nonprofits, and academic institutions of all kinds are turning to solar power to lower their electricity bills and improve their communities. Read more to find out how far … Continue reading

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What are micro-grids?

Decentralized micro-grid solar power could be the ideal solution for rural communities that lack electricity.

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