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  • January 26 was declared International Day of Clean Energy by the United Nations, as a call to raise awareness and mobilize action for a just and inclusive transition to clean energy for the benefit of people and the planet. At ENERGIA, co-convening partner of the Gender and Energy Compact, we fully support this initiative and […]

  • By Tjarda Muller, ENERGIA From September 4 to 6, Kenya hosted the first Africa Climate Summit ever. For three days, Heads of States from across Africa convened to address the ever-worsening effects of climate change and the energy crisis that put the lives of millions of people in harm’s way.  Worldwide, 733 million people still […]

  • As a part of the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) 2023, the Government of Iceland, the Gender and Energy Compact – led by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy, and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) – and Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), co-hosted a side event entitled “Harnessing gender data […]

  • Global energy access gap persists: 675 million people without electricity, 2.3 billion people reliant on harmful cooking fuels WASHINGTON, June 6, 2023— A new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), the World Bank, and the World Health Organization (WHO), released today, finds […]

  • Guided by the principles of just transitions and energy justice, this working paper by the Gender Expert Group of the Green Growth Knowledge Partnership (GGKP) is an analysis of existing knowledge and strategies – research, policies, procedures and programmes aiming to ensure that no one is left behind during the energy transition. It examines challenges […]

  • ESMAP and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) are launching the second edition of the Women in Energy Storage (WES) Mentoring Program. The WES Mentoring Program aims to accelerate the careers of women in junior/middle management positions in the energy storage field and promote best practices within the energy storage sector. The […]

  • Efficiency for Access is looking for individual consultants with the relevant skills and experience to deliver our ‘Technical assistance to locally owned productive use companies’ initiative. This will form part of a new COVID-19 response and recovery project under the Efficiency for Access Research and Development Fund, funded by UK aid and the IKEA Foundation, […]

  • Taking stock of 25 years of bringing gender into the energy conversation Over the past 25 years, ENERGIA has been calling for a gender-equal energy sector. These experiences have now been compiled in a virtual overview. This overview retraces key strategies, achievements and resources that allowed the Network to be a critical player in the […]

  • Region: Worldwide Office: Hivos Hub Global Office, The Hague (or remote from any other place in the world) Application deadline: January 15, 2022 We are currently seeking to appoint highly motivated individuals enrolled in a master’s, postmasters, or doctorate program with experience working on energy and/or economic issues. Are you interested in social development, equity […]

  • In the framework of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy (ENERGIA), and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) co-hosted an event at the UNFCCC SDG7 Pavilion to catalyze action towards gender equality and women’s empowerment. Moderated by […]

  • This article was originally published by Clean Cooking Alliance.  Providing clean energy to households is critical to achieving global climate and sustainable development goals. Yet, with fewer than ten years until we reach 2030, the world remains far off track to meet SDG7. Within the frame of the United Nations’ High-Level Dialogue on Energy, the Clean […]

  • This article was originally published on REEP website.  The Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP)  issued its latest request for proposals (RFP) targeting innovative companies and entrepreneurs working in Sub-Saharan Africa’s renewable energy space. By focusing on clean energy pioneers, REPP – managed by Camco Clean Energy and funded by the UK Government’s International Climate Finance […]