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.
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…
Rural Access to Electricity: A Challenge of Dollars and Sense
In 1947 and again in 2005, the Gallup Poll asked Americans what they thought was the greatest invention ever made. In both cases, Americans overwhelmingly chose electricity. Yet across the world more than 1 billion people, largely in rural areas, still lack access to electricity’s transformative potential. 600 million of those people reside in Africa.…