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Completed energy projects

Energy is fundamental to reducing poverty. Each year, we help around 200,000 people get access to modern, sustainable energy services.  These are some of the projects completed over the last few years.

Completed energy projects

Sustainable energy projects

Access to energy has the power to transform lives, yet a billion people still live without electricity.  Over 4 million people die each year as a result of cooking over open fires.  A reliable supply of electricity allows families living in poverty to improve their health, education ...

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Moving Energy Initiative

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.

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Solar irrigation for food security

Solar powered irrigation to help farmers move from subsistence to commercial farming.

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Reducing indoor smoke in Nepal

This four-year project in central Nepal will help families get a complete package of a specifically designed smoke-hood and improved stove running off locally-available ‘biomass’ – firewood, crop residue or animal dung.

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Sustainable Energy for Rural Communities

Sustainable Energy for Rural Communities (SE4RC) is helping families survive future droughts, put food on their tables and sell surplus crops to earn a living. We are achieving this by connecting irrigation schemes to solar-powered mini-grids.

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Renewable Energy for Refugees (RE4R)

The problem Communities need energy to power their businesses, schools and hospitals. Parents need it for earning an income, and for cooking and refrigerating food. And, as daylight fades, children need it for safety, studying, and playing with family and friends. Yet, worl...

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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.

Consulting energy projects and experience

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