Can you imagine your day without power?
For many communities living in difficult to reach and low-income areas around the world, governments and private companies do not provide the energy services that we often take for granted.
At Renewable World, we exist to serve alongside these marginalised communities, while also serving our planet as stewards of a carbon-neutral and prosperous future for all.
We do this by working within a network of talented local partners and remote energy-poor communities to develop affordable and innovative renewable energy solutions that service families living without any means of safe and reliable power.
We believe that access to affordable and reliable energy is critical to providing everything a community needs to thrive: from healthcare to water, to education, to jobs. And yet, more than 840 million people worldwide do not have access to clean, safe energy sources.
In addition to providing transformative power for communities, energy is also at the centre of a new global challenge: the climate crisis. Unpredictable weather and environmental degradation caused by fossil fuel emissions continue to threaten livelihoods around the world.
Sadly, it is often the remote, energy-poor communities that are also most impacted by climate breakdown. It is this joint urgency – to service the most underserved families while working to solve the climate crisis – that we dedicate ourselves.
Every person deserves the right to determine their own future. Access to energy and a clean environment makes this possible.
We envision a world where renewable energy is readily accessible to all, helping to end extreme poverty and reduce climate change.
We are developing and deploying effective solutions that bring renewable energy to scale for poor communities, (em)powering thousands to achieve sustainable and resilient livelihoods.
You too can (em)power the world
It takes a dedicated and talented group of people to change the world. It also takes a willingness to listen and learn from others in the process. We believe our nimble and innovative team have just the right balance of expertise and compassion to do just that: change the world!
With three offices around the world – our United Kingdom office in Brighton, South Asia office in Kathmandu, Nepal and East Africa office in Nairobi, Kenya – we work collaboratively across timezones and cultures to bring renewable energy to those most in need.
We weren’t always known as Renewable World, and we didn’t just start off this awesome! It took many years of hard work, dedicated employees, valued partners, generous donors, and a bit of luck to get to where we are today.
We began in 2007 as the Koru Foundation with the support of individuals within the European Renewable Energy sector with one goal: to act as the link between the sector and the energy-poor communities who are most vulnerable to climate change. Since then, we have evolved and continue to serve those same, last-mile communities we originally set out to help.
Today, we have reached more than 40,000 people with sustainable and transformative energy solutions. But, we don’t want this to be the end. Help us continue our journey to a poverty-free and clean planet by Joining the Grid. Together, with your ongoing support, we can change the world one community at a time. Alternatively, keep up to date on our current actions, via our news releases!