War-Torn States Look to Local Renewables, Rooftop Solar for Greater Stability
- Mar 3, 2021 5:00 pm GMTMar 4, 2021 5:03 pm GMT
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Desperate to improve energy access for their citizens, some of the world’s most fragile states have delivered an open letter to wealthy nations, development banks, and the private sector, pleading for support to expand distributed renewable energy systems like inexpensive and relatively conflict-resistant rooftop solar.
Afghanistan, Sudan, and Yemen are among the countries calling on the world’s wealthy nations to increase their funding to multilateral development organizations like the African Development Bank, writes Climate Home News.