South Africa

The Kuyasa CDM pilot project involves retrofitting over 2,300 low-cost homes in the district of Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa, with solar water heaters, ceiling insulation, and energy efficiency lighting. The government of South Africa has ambitious plans for the construction of low-cost housing to help alleviate the country’s acute housing shortage. Around 2.4 million […]

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This book of case studies represents a collaborative effort to explore the potential of biofuels to provide sustainable livelihoods and local sources of energy for people in rural areas of developing countries, with a special emphasis on women. Although there are many forms of bio-energy that can be useful in this regard, our focus in […]

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