Salvatore Chester
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Combatting Energy Poverty Among the Extreme Poor (by Sarah Baird)

Started Sep 11, 2015 0 Replies

Allow me to share this very substantive and informative paper.I believe it is worth reading and hope you too may find it interesting.Wished Sarah could send details of the project in Uganda with…Continue

Global awareness of energy poverty on the increase.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Salvatore Chester Jun 20, 2015. 5 Replies

Some quite interesting developments, I believe, are happening these days in relation to the global awareness of energy poverty and indoor pollution. This time including both the primitive way of…Continue

Practical integrated solutions : JEEP - Joint Energy and Environment Projects

Started Jun 4, 2015 0 Replies

Thanks to everyone contributing here, I believe that, by now, we have a quite good understanding about the global problems of energy poverty,lighting in particular.When considering viable and…Continue

MAIGOBO sub-district (Hawzen) – in Geralta The first 100% kerosene and indoor smoke free zone in rural Tigray / Ethiopia

Started Jan 14, 2015 0 Replies

                                 MAIGOBO sub-district (Hawzen) – in Geralta The first 100% kerosene and indoor smoke free zone in rural Tigray / Ethiopia                  …Continue

 

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Salvatore Chester commented on Martin Theuri's blog post The distortion of markets through aid and subsidies.These are also negative taxation for government revenue.
"Facts on the ground : " Thanks to your support, this mix of charity and business has enabled SunnyMoney to reach 10 million people with safe clean light and become the largest distributor of solar lights in…"
Sep 22, 2015
Salvatore Chester posted a discussion

Combatting Energy Poverty Among the Extreme Poor (by Sarah Baird)

Allow me to share this very substantive and informative paper.I believe it is worth reading and hope you too may find it interesting.Wished Sarah could send details of the project in Uganda with relative illustrations (images) .https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/paper-i-am-delivering-international-conference-sarah-baird ,…See More
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Salvatore Chester replied to Evan Mills's discussion Field Projects: Africa
"Follow-up Report # 3 -  August  2015 MAIGOBO sub-district (Hawzen) – in Geralta The first 100% kerosene and indoor smoke free zone in rural Tigray / Ethiopia Relative images to follow."
Sep 3, 2015
Salvatore Chester replied to Evan Mills's discussion Visibility for our issues in The Guardian online
"Many thanks Evan! Amply deserved mention on The Guardian, for the hard and useful work. https://www.facebook.com/groups/TEA.ethiopia/"
Aug 16, 2015
Salvatore Chester commented on Martin Theuri's blog post The distortion of markets through aid and subsidies.These are also negative taxation for government revenue.
"It would be great and unprecedented, IF TRUE, in my view.  To me this an issue of unrealistic promises rather than a market spoiler. Would like to be proved wrong, if and when. "
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Aug 15, 2015
Salvatore Chester replied to Salvatore Chester's discussion Global awareness of energy poverty on the increase.
"SHOW ME THE MONEY ! " Africa is a continent and not a country. Therefore, to address its energy challenges , we should focus on each individual country in Africa and not promote a homogeneous solution for all." Posted …"
Jun 20, 2015
Salvatore Chester replied to Salvatore Chester's discussion Global awareness of energy poverty on the increase.
"Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Welcomes Pope's Encyclical on Climate Change . http://cleancookstoves.org/.../06-18-2015-global-alliance.... So glad he mentioned "...‘People take sick, for example, from breathing high levels of…"
Jun 20, 2015
Salvatore Chester replied to Salvatore Chester's discussion Global awareness of energy poverty on the increase.
"Ethiopia submits carbon cutting plan for UN climate deal - See more at: http://www.rtcc.org/2015/06/10/ethiopia-submits-carbon-cutting-plan-ahead-of-un-climate-deal/#sthash.LVeeUmzN.dpuf So sorry! The kerosene problem is totally neglected, again…"
Jun 11, 2015
Salvatore Chester replied to Salvatore Chester's discussion Global awareness of energy poverty on the increase.
"Solar power to the people: how the sun can ease Africa's electricity crisis . http://www.theguardian.com/business/economics-blog/2015/jun/05/solar-power-africa-sun-electricity-crisis"
Jun 8, 2015
Salvatore Chester replied to Salvatore Chester's discussion Global awareness of energy poverty on the increase.
"UN Report Outlines Ways to Achieve Clean, Sustainable Off-Grid Lighting for Africa - See more at: http://unep.org/newscentre/default.aspx?DocumentID=26816&ArticleID=35029#sthash.NSmy3E6P.dpuf"
Jun 6, 2015
Salvatore Chester posted a discussion

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 pollution. This time including both the primitive way of cooking and kerosene use for lighting.It is quite an achievement made possible by the contributions of so many.As a matter of fact :1.  the MDGs (Millennium Development Goals) to 2015 completely neglected energy poverty.1 Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger 2 Achieve universal primary education3…See More
Jun 6, 2015
Salvatore Chester posted a discussion

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 poverty,lighting in particular.When considering viable and practical solutions - both business driven or PPP (private - public - partnership)this experience in Uganda (JEEP - Joint Energy and Environment Projects) could also be interesting and worth consideration. Here is what is all about :- www.…See More
Jun 4, 2015

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Name of your company or organization
Tsere lamba - solar energy (plc)
Role(s)
Consultant, Product distributor, Other
Region
Africa
Describe your involvement and/or interest in off-grid lighting
The vision and mission of Tsere-lamba solar energy (plc) is all in its name. That means "anti-kerosene" or No-kerosene for lighting, but micro solar PV systems. In addition I try to promote and help create awareness on every applicable aspect of renewal energy, with particular interest in helping reduce the chronic Energy Poverty in Ethiopia.
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UNSDSN - UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network - DEADLINE EXTENDED .

Posted on March 17, 2014 at 8:11am 1 Comment

UNSDSN

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Public Consultation on UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network's draft report Indicators for Sustainable Development Goals open until March 28, 2014

Due to high interest in the report, we are extending the period for public consultation by two weeks through to March 28, 2014. Download the report and formal comment form here:…

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GLOBAL FUND NEEDED !

Posted on November 6, 2013 at 11:31pm 0 Comments

Global Fund Needed !

Further to numerous publications on energy poverty, and the 'blong' :

Kerosene – a burning issue in women’s rights, human rights ( http://lifelineenergy.org/kerosene-a-burning-issue-in-human-rights/ )

By Kristine Pearson   

I do hope the "responsible parties" (UN, WB, Governments, Int. Community) will thus give it due…

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# it takes - to right the wrong of energy poverty (kerosene for lighting + inefficient cooking ways)

Posted on July 18, 2013 at 2:31am 0 Comments

# it takes - to right the wrong of energy poverty

(kerosene for lighting + inefficient cooking ways):

1. updated databases;

2. adequate attention and political will to redress current sad

realities;

3. awareness of rural communities, and stakeholders;

4. right products (certified quality/affordable);

5. adequate investments (in Billions of $) by GOVs and

International Community (UN+WB);

6. practical and working incentives: like duty-free and…

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