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Enel Foundation alumnus, university team designs open-source ventilators

A team of engineers and healthcare practitioners at South Africa's University of Johannesburg (UJ), including the Enel Foundation's 2019 Open Africa Project (OPA) alumnus Dr Samuel Masebino, have taken an innovative approach to the provision of ventilators in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Climate Pledge

Bangladesh launches $218.7 million Green Transformation Fund

Bangladesh has introduced a $218.7 million Green Transformation Fund to provide soft loans to solar developers, other environment-friendly products.
rural electrification

Rural electrification to unlock $4 billion in Ethiopia’s economy

Linking agriculture and rural electrification in Ethiopia could help the country to unlock up to $4 billion to its economy.

Palestine: World Bank aid to enhance energy sector operations

The World Bank to fund a phase of the Advancing Sustainability in Performance, Infrastructure, and Reliability of Energy Sector project in Palestine.
Off grid solar

Traditional financing solutions inadequate for off-grid solar market

The World Bank Group and the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), have pub-ished a joint report that examining a range of financing solutions for delivering off-grid solar electricity to more than 840 million people still living without access to reliable power.

Dubai achieves world-record, lowest ever PV tariff

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority awarded the 900MW 5th phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park to ACWA Power and GIC.
Utility Virtual Event

African Utility Week Virtual Event: COVID-19 and climate change

Join the African Utility Week Virtual Event’s opening keynote session entitled: “Exploring private sector participation in African power sector” at 13:00 SAT, including insights on the models, challenges and reforms for private sector participation in the context of the African power sector.
Africa COVID-19

COVID-19 emergency relief package to electrify health centres in Africa

An emergency relief fund to provide healthcare organisations on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa with reliable power has been awarded to a solar home system provider, Lumos.
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AD Power announces record-low solar tariff for world’s largest solar park

Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower) has announced what it says is the lowest-ever cost-competitive tariff for solar PV energy generated by the world's largest solar park, the 2GW Al Dhafra Solar PV project.
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COVID-19 to accelerate solar adoption across Sub-Saharan Africa

Lockdown restrictions imposed across Sub-Saharan Africa have the ability to help the region to accelerate its adoption of solar energy.

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