New opportunities for rural access to electricity in Africa
The development of decentralised solar hybrid power stations offers new opportunities to improve rural access to electricity. If the benefits of solar are harnessed, the terms of access and quality of electricity supply can almost match national grids: 24-hour availability with high power handling capability. [...]
Dedicated to all types of users, "Info Compensation carbone" is an educational resource center on climate change and carbon economy created by GERES and supported by the French Ministry for Environment .
The Louis Dreyfus foundation promotes projects that contribute to the development of sustainable agriculture, food security and self-sufficiency. To carry out this mission, it supports small producers and education in developing countries. We would like to thank the foundation for their commitment at our side in countries with harsh climate conditions.
In 2015, the actions led by GERES enabled 148 employees of the association to support 10,438 entrepreneurs and help 261,374 families or project developers in Europe, Africa and Asia. These results could not have been achieved without our collaboration with 116 technical partners and the support of our 71 financial partners.
Since 1994, GERES operates in Cambodia in the wood and biomass energy sector, and proposes a holistic approach to mitigate the environmental and social impacts of woodfuel extraction on natural resources. Find out more about our fields of expertise in the region.