Power for All: Overcoming Energy Poverty

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If you like this content follow me here Energy poverty makes living in poverty worse. In developing countries, access to modern energy sources is often limited, particularly in rural areas. According to the International Energy Agency, approximately 1.1 billion people, or 14% of the global population, do not have access to electricity[ 1 ]. In Sub-Saharan Africa, more than two-thirds of the population lacks access to electricity[ 2 ]. Lack of access to electricity limits economic development and opportunities, as it hinders businesses from operating and households from participating in the formal economy. In addition, it can have negative health…...

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Mike Hassaballa Mike earned a master’s degree in applied science in 2013, then he launched his career in the data centre industry. In 2015, he shifted gears and took on a Lead Engineer role in a company developing emission reductions technology. He then moved in 2018 into energy consulting. Mike focuses on most critical issues and opportunities in business: strategy, operations, technology, transformation, advanced analytics, and sustainability. Mike writes fascinating stories meant to be read by anyone. He excels in simplifying complex subjects and bringing a fresh new perspective to pressing issues.