Energy is fundamental to reducing poverty. Each year, we help around 200,000 people get access to modern, sustainable energy services.
Recent energy projects
Practical Action Consulting is working on the Moving Energy Initiative (MEI), an innovative project that seeks to meet the energy needs of displaced people in a safe, sustainable manner, developing solutions for heating/cooling, cooking, lighting, electrification and water and sanitation.Read more
Lack of electricity can be detrimental to people's lives because energy is essential to community facilities such as schools and health centres. In rural parts of Nepal and India such as Dhaulagiri and Gram Vikas, Practical Action has already installed micro-hydro plants. This project will focus ...Read more
In rural parts of Nepal, the lack of a reliable energy supply means many farmers have no access to the water necessary for growing vegetables in the dry season. With this two-year project funded by Wisions, we aim to increase production and quality of vegetables by demonstrating viability of an i...Read more
Our consultancy arm, Practical Action Consulting, allows us to disseminate our learning across a much wider area and reach more people, assisting the delivery of sustainable energy access for poor people in developing countries around the world.