Chemonics works with public and private entities at the local, national, and regional levels to make these groups more competitive and to make electricity markets more resilient based on conventional and low-carbon energy resources. We do this across generation, transmission, and distribution, providing support to unbundle integrated energy systems, increase investment, and improve distribution sector operations to strengthen off-takers in the retail sector.
A New Framework for Local Governance in Moldova
A targeted effort to strengthen local governments in Moldova has increased public trust in them and improved how they deliver services.
Laying a Blueprint for Municipal Public-Private Energy Partnerships
Among the top emitters of greenhouse gases in the world, South Africa has redoubled its efforts to reduce emissions by expanding renewable energy generation. Several municipalities have set ambitious local clean energy goals that go beyond national targets. Yet, despite these ambitious aims, many municipalities in South Africa lack the technical capacity, access to finance,…
Let There Be Light: The Case for Powering Peri-Urban Communities
A well-established energy system aids all sectors, from commerce, technology, and communications, to health, education, agriculture and infrastructure. Conversely, a dearth of reliable energy constrains human and economic development. While 222 million people have gained access to electricity in recent years, one in five — or 1.1 billion people worldwide — still lack access. Many…
News: Elevating Africa’s Power Sector: Chemonics at the Energy Africa Conference
Two out of three people in sub-Saharan Africa lack access to electricity. As Africa’s population, economy, and demand for energy grow, so does the need for reliable and resilient energy systems. During the 2017 Energy Africa Conference on November 9 and 10, Chemonics joins global stakeholders in Denver, Colorado, to discuss the path to clean energy…