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Have we made progress on the SDGs?

August 13, 2018 | On this episode of Global GoalsCast, the UN Foundation took over to discuss how countries are measuring their SDG progress.

UNF Call for Proposals: Study of Income Generation Models

August 1, 2018 |  The UN Foundation is inviting proposals for a study of income-generation models from solar PV systems for its ongoing health facility electrification project.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Interview With Savannah Guthrie

July 23, 2018  |  In an interview on TODAY, “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda discusses his work in supporting Puerto Rico's recovery, including electrifying health centers.

Rethinking Development: Can Health Centres Be Power Stations?

May 16, 2018  |  Renewable energy has long been heralded as the solution for providing hard-to-reach communities with electricity. But how can we ensure that it's sustainable?

Ethiopia’s Transformational Approach to Universal Electrification

March 8, 2018  | With abundant untapped energy resources but electricity access at only 30 percent, the Government of Ethiopia has launched an ambitious plan to bring power to all citizens by 2025...

Project Bo: Michael Liebreich Launches Life-Saving £100,000 Solar Hospital Campaign

February 13, 2018  |  One of the UK’s leading clean tech advocates yesterday launched a new charitable campaign to save the lives of babies admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Government Hospital in Bo…

Solar a Game-Changer for Village Healthcare in India

March 30, 2018  |  Tribal and forest communities in remote parts of the country are turning to renewable energy as a catalyst for delivering better healthcare. Two new videos from SELCO Foundation show the huge impact of distributed solar.

Healthy Lives through Sustainable Energy

April 04, 2018  |  For World Health Day 2018, we want to highlight some incredible organisations on our longlist that are striving to achieve SDG3: Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all, using sustainable energy to do so.

Solar Energy Offers Hope to Some Puerto Rico Hospitals

February 2nd, 2018  |  More than four months after Hurricane Maria tore across Puerto Rico, over 450,000 people are still without power. For critical facilities like hospitals, the lack of electricity has meant cutting services and relying on generators until power is restored.