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Affordable finance for solar entrepreneurs in emerging countries through TRINE

We at TRINE ( are enabling solar entrepreneurs in emerging nations to scale their business and impact by providing afford…

Started by Andreas Lehner

0 Jul 28, 2015

Some insights on Africa's mini grids development

Development of mini-grids has the potential to unlock under-exploited renewable energy resources including solar PV in sub Saharan Africa,…

Started by Patrick Velasco

0 Jul 21, 2015

Global awareness of energy poverty on the increase.

Some quite interesting developments, I believe, are happening these days in relation to the global awareness of energy poverty and indoor p…

Started by Salvatore Chester

5 Jun 20, 2015
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LuminaNET Weekly Digest

Note - These are re-postings of our weekly email "blast" to members.  Some members may have their email preferences set such that they don'…

Started by Evan Mills

4 Jun 18, 2015
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How much does an ordinary small solar lamp cost in sub-saharan African countries?

Hello everyone, can anyone who has African experience tell me how much an ordinary small solar lamp cost in sub-African countries?

Started by Hunter Xie

1 Jun 18, 2015
Reply by Evan Mills

Practical integrated solutions : JEEP - Joint Energy and Environment Projects

Thanks to everyone contributing here, I believe that, by now, we have a quite good understanding about the global problems of energy povert…

Started by Salvatore Chester

0 Jun 4, 2015

Global LEAP Off-Grid Appliance B2B Networking Event in Dhaka | July 31 - August 1

Dear colleagues, Off-grid energy companies and appliance manufacturers are encouraged to attend the Global LEAP Off-Grid Appliance Networki…

Started by Matthew Jordan

1 Jun 3, 2015
Reply by Evan Mills

Louiseade Archipelago Solar Project, Papua New Guinea

Yacht Seagoon sail to Papua New Guinea very year to install solar lights in small villige on small islands, where people before just had a…

Started by Hans Clemmensen

2 May 28, 2015
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LuminaNET turns two, but future highly uncertain -- we welcome your ideas!

LuminaNET has passed its two-year anniversary.  With over 730 members from 72 countries, 28,000 unique visitors to the website, and tons of…

Started by Evan Mills

0 May 28, 2015

Solar lighting for street vendors

Just came across the attached article which presents results from a survey in the city of Dehradun (India).  Some interesting highlights: …

Started by Evan Mills

0 May 22, 2015



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