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African man working outside, using a hacksaw on pipework clamped in vice Photo: Miriam Watsemba / Ashden
Power for All’s Utilities 2.0 Twaake project in Uganda offers faster electrification, ending energy poverty and boosting rural livelihoods

Photo: Miriam Watsemba / Ashden

The annual Ashden Awards give a unique insight into life-changing climate solutions in the Global South and the UK. Here, we see inspiring stories of pioneers bringing clean energy to off-grid villages to warm homes, cook safely, improve health and create new business opportunities, along with lower emissions. New Energy World Features Editor Brian Davis reports on some of the African winners.

Gandhi often called on people to ‘be the change’. The Ashden Award winners are certainly changemakers – introducing innovative solutions for climate change, to alleviate poverty, improve energy security and foster better lives in often remote communities across Africa.


Powering futures in clean energy 

Nigerian woman with screwdriver demonstrating equipment installation to man

STEM training by BuraSolutions Solar Power Academy in Nigeria to empower women and marginalised people
Photo: Emeke Obanor/ Ashden


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