Uganda solar

China’s CEEC announces 500MW solar plan for Uganda

Chinese state-owned energy conglomerate China Energy Engineering Corp (CEEC) has revealed plans to develop 500 MW of solar generation capacity in Uganda.

Cooling the Middle East is a hot topic

According to the International District Energy Association, demands for air conditioning currently create 50-70% of electricity demand. The International Energy Agency estimates that it...
Africa renewable energy

Scottish investors power £15 million in African solar & a wee...

More than 200 Scottish investors have contributed to the £15 million invested since 2017 to help African communities gain access to clean energy, and boost efforts in the fight against climate change.

Clean energy project to power 30 million people in Africa gets...

EIB is providing EUR9 million to support the implementation of a clean energy project that will benefit people in the DRC, Rwanda and Burundi.
eib funding

EIB’s 2019 funding supports over €10bn worth of projects in Africa

EIB has invested €3 billion across 22 countries in Africa in 2019 to support €10.7 billion worth of projects.
Egypt Wind

Ground broken on new 250MW Egypt wind farm

Lekela, has broken ground on the construction of its 250 MW West Bakr wind farm in Ras-Ghareb, Egypt.
Africa wind farm

Senegal opens West Africa’s first large-scale wind farm

Senegal has inaugurated the first large-scale wind farm in West Africa.
gender diversity

Azuri Technologies powers gender diversity in Africa’s renewables sector

Azuri Technologies has launched its Brighter Lives Initiative, aimed at bringing more rural women into the off-grid solar sector.

IFC to accelerate solar and energy storage deployment in Burkina Faso

In Burkina Faso, SONABEL and the Ministry of Energy have partnered with IFC to accelerate private finance in energy storage and solar projects.

SANEDI underway with large-scale home cooling initiative

SANEDI is now underway rolling out this low-tech cooling solution to communities across the country.

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