A community without oil, gas or forestry development potential looks to renewable energy to become self-sufficient.
Local councils and development groups are working together to overcome the economic challenges of carrying out solar-powered water supply projects in rural Africa.
In their role as energy providers across the developing world, women bear the brunt of energy poverty, from gathering firewood to cooking meals on stoves fuelled by animal dung.
Many governments agree that access to energy is a basic right, but when it comes to deciding who pays for providing that access, there's little consensus. Here's a look at some of the diverse approaches different countries have used.
African nations are embracing the drive toward economic development, and expansion of energy access plays a key role. Can they benefit from their rich fossil fuel resources while also committing to a sustainable energy future?
In Kiribati, poor access to electricity limits phone and email communication, some of a journalist's most important tools. But Kiribati's culture has adapted — so this visiting reporter did too.
How to do the complex work of reporting in remote communities? Don't just come for the scoop. Instead, spend more time getting to know the locals as people: it's more valuable for everyone.
Working on Nigeria's electricity crisis would reduce cultural violence and conflict over resources, says one young female energy leader
From Bucharest to the Romanian countryside, reporters follow the challenging fight for rural energy access
100,000 households in rural Romania lack electricity. Their low economic viability means they're low on the priority list for government and the energy industry, but a small grassroots organization is stepping in.