May 22, 2020

The roundtable held on 19th May was co-organised with the Energy and Economic Growth (EEG) research programme, with support from DFID. The event on 20th May was co-organised with UNIDO and supported by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO). The entire series is being co-sponsored with the Pan-African Parliament.

The primary speaker at...

August 12, 2018

Dr Sanjay Jaiswal, Convener of the Indian Climate Parliament Network and MP from the state of Bihar has successfully implemented a comprehensive electrification programme in his constituency of West Champaran. 50 villages are in the process of being electrified with solar power. This initiative aims to complement the Indian government’s vision of enriching rural livelihoods by providing reliable...

September 20, 2017

Santiago, Chile | On 9th and 10th September, 2017, Climate Parliament brought together 50 MPs, experts and business leaders from across Latin America to discuss the acceleration of a transition to clean energy in the region. The regional parliamentary hearing followed the third Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) Ministerial Meeting in Viña del Mar (7th – 8th September) at whic...

May 2, 2017

Abidjan, Ivory Coast | The Climate Parliament and UNDP gathered over 60 MPs, government officials and experts from across West and East Africa to encourage them to take action on renewable energy (12-13 April 2017).

MPs heard experts, including from the International Finance Corporation, Power Africa, ECREE, SE4ALL, African Development Bank, International Solar Alliance and the Africa Renewable E...

April 7, 2017

Solar water pumps can radically improve villagers' lives - whether by removing the daily chore of carrying water long distances or by irrigating fields, they can be a huge boon to development and economic empowerment.

Climate Parliament and the International Solar Alliance (ISA, an intergovernmental body) have published a call for companies and other organisations working with solar-powered water...

May 18, 2016

The Climate Parliament's global executive director, Dr. Sanjay Kumar, accompanied the Secretary of the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to Chottkei village where a pioneering smart solar nano grid has been established, to gain firsthand knowledge and assess its replicability in India and other parts of the world through parliamentary action.


Village Chottkei is located deep inside a T...