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Mini grids in villages like Bisanti are powering Nigeria's progress toward universal energy access by 2030.


To align its support to countries to meet their Paris goals, the WBG will no longer finance upstream oil and gas after 2019.

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India has an ambitious target of generating 100 GW of solar energy by 2022, forty percent of which is to come from rooftop solar.



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