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AfDB launches Africa Energy Portal to disseminate data across the value chain
14-11-2018 | 06:13:39
The African Development Bank has unveiled the Africa Energy Portal, AEP, a platform that will consolidate, validate, and disseminate energy data and insights across Africa’s energy value chain.
[South Africa] Industrial parks can be turned into special economic zones, Trade Director
13-11-2018 | 13:46:23
The Director-General of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), said that with proper infrastructure, utilities, and management, the twenty-six approved Industrial Parks across South Africa can become Special Economic Zones.
Egypt’s private sector wins big at the Africa Investment Forum
13-11-2018 | 12:43:48
Projects from Egypt’s private sector showed strongly at the just concluded Africa Investment Forum during which transactions close to US$50 billion were promoted by sponsors in three days of Boardroom sessions.
African Development Bank launches Africa Energy Portal
13-11-2018 | 12:25:00
The African Development Bank launched the Africa Energy Portal (AEP) at the Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg last Friday.
Cameroon hydropower project to increase power generation capacity by 30 per cent
12-11-2018 | 09:32:42
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, in partnership with the Government of Cameroon, and EDF have signed a set of agreements that will lead to the construction of the Nachtigal hydroelectric plant.
[Nigeria Business Week] Towards sensible investments, capital pours in from the outside
08-11-2018 | 21:20:00
For a country as populous as Nigeria, the wheels can and should not stop rotating. Supply rarely ever exceeds demand, investors are always welcome and jobs are never surplus.
Kenya moves closer to nuclear electricity production as KNEB goes for consultants
08-11-2018 | 09:57:00
Kenya has moved closer to to the final phase of developing production of nuclear electricity after the state agency Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB) invited expression of interest from consultants to undertake what it described as 'site characterization'.
[Interview] Irfan Mirza, CEO, Trend Solar, Tanzania
06-11-2018 | 11:56:00
Irfan Mirza is an IT consultant, project manager and strategist who co-founded Trend Solar, a power solution for rural communities in Africa.
[Zimbabwe] Greenlight Planet and Zonful Energy install 10,000 pay-as-you-go sun solar home systems
06-11-2018 | 06:24:00
Greenlight Planet, a provider of solar home energy products and its partner, Zonful Energy a pay as you go (PAYG) company in Zimbabwe have set an impressive record of distributing 10,000 Sun King™ solar home systems in a short span of four months.
Solar mini grids re-energize rural Rwandan economy
05-11-2018 | 13:07:00
The number of enterprises have doubled in the village of Gitaraga, Rwanda, since MeshPower’s solar mini-grid was set up last May.
BBOXX, EDF and BEAM partner to expand energy access in Togo
05-11-2018 | 11:25:00
BEAM, the investment platform created by Bamboo Capital Partners has announced a partnership with BBOXX and EDF to bring greater access to clean, reliable and affordable energy in Togo, powering economic growth and transforming lives.
[Malawi] MCC’s investment increases Nkula hydropower station output to 36 megawatts
05-11-2018 | 06:50:47
Millennium Challenge Corporation Vice President, General Counsel and Board Secretary Jeanne Hauch has marked the closeout of the MCC Malawi Compact at a ceremony to commemorate the official hand-over.
[Nigeria] NEoT invests in Saboni Gari Energy microutility project
05-11-2018 | 06:45:13
RensourceEnergy, a Lagos-based distributed energy services company has announced an investment of an undisclosed amount in its first microutility project Sabon Gari Energy by Paris-based NEoT Offgrid Africa.
Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency opens in Namibia
30-10-2018 | 08:06:00
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SACREEE) was inaugurated in Windhoek, with several high-level interventions from the energy sector.
Togo and Eranove Group sign agreement for a 65 MW electricity plant
24-10-2018 | 06:22:27
Togo Minister of Mines and Energy and the Director General of the pan-African industrial group Eranove, have signed a power generation concession agreement for the construction of the Kékéli Efficient Power plant.
Vestas awarded contract to construct two wind parks in South Africa
23-10-2018 | 06:32:04
Vestas’ global partner Enel Green Power has awarded Vestas a 294 MW order of V136-4.2 MW turbines, delivered in 4.2 MW Power Optimised Mode, for two projects in South Africa.
[Kenya Business Week] Breathing new life into SMEs
19-10-2018 | 08:42:00
Small and medium sized businesses in Kenya represents 75 per cent of the country's workforce, constitute 98 percent of all businesses in Kenya and contribute 3 percent to the national purse.
Kenya vision 2030, the geopolitics of financing development
16-10-2018 | 08:13:00
Unveiled a decade ago in June 2008, the Kenya Vision 2030, the country’s development blueprint, has steered Eastern Africa’s largest economy to unprecedented heights. But the future of the blueprint is caught in a geo-political mire on three fronts.
Energy and Cash Plus initiative kicks off in Kenya
16-10-2018 | 06:03:15
UNICEF, in collaboration with Kilifi and Garissa counties, have recruited Energy 4 Impact in an institutional advisory capacity to support the implementation of Kenya’s Energy and Cash Plus pilot project.
[Kenya Business Week] The economic cost of trade misinvoicing
12-10-2018 | 06:40:00
Even as Kenya continues to seal loopholes of money laundering and illicit flows, details are emerging that the country is experiencing sophisticated forms of tax evasion.
Blackstone unveils new energy company focusing on North Africa
12-10-2018 | 06:32:26
Private Equity Funds managed by Blackstone has announced a partnership with an experienced management team, to create Zarou, a company fully owned by Blackstone.
Kenya goes all out for renewable energy
11-10-2018 | 05:17:00
Kenya has taken less than a decade to make giant strides in its energy sector. Key to this are two iconic renewable energy projects that have benefited from the support of the African Development Bank: Turkana Wind Farm and Menengai Geothermal Power Station.
Nordex Group to install 80 wind turbines in South Africa
10-10-2018 | 13:02:00
The Nordex Group has received big-ticket contracts from South Africa to install a total of 80 AW125/3150 turbines for the “Garob” and “Copperton” projects.
Off-grid systems can save Nigeria businesses $6bn per year, study
10-10-2018 | 08:35:00
The development potential of Nigerian mini-grids – generation and distribution systems capable of supplying up to 1 MW of capacity from renewable sources, independent of national transmission networks – is valued at up to $20bn, according to a report.
[Tunisia] LONGi Solar signs energy deal with SHAMS Technology
10-10-2018 | 06:16:00
Chinese based LONGi Solar has signed a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) with the Tunisian project developer SHAMS Technology for a long-term cooperation.
[Kenya Business Week] Renewed onslaught on fake news
05-10-2018 | 08:32:33
With Kenya having experienced proliferation of online news channels occasioned by an impressive penetration of the internet and a critical mass of consumers with an insatiable appetite for breaking news, truth and fact have been the latest casualties.
USTDA supports wind energy development in Zambia
04-10-2018 | 07:25:00
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a $1.15 million grant to Globeleq Zambia Wind Limited (Globeleq) for a feasibility study for an estimated 100-megawatt wind power plant in the Muchinga Province of Zambia.
[Kenya] Renewvia Energy connects 10,000 residents to solar power
04-10-2018 | 06:17:32
US based renewable energy company Renewvia Energy's first two microgrid facilities, outfitted with the company’s innovative new mobile payment platform are now successfully running on the Islands of Ndeda and Ringiti in Kenya’s Lake Victoria region.
[Kenya] NOCK designs ways to improve access to non wood cooking fuels
03-10-2018 | 11:42:53
Energy 4 Impact has awarded the National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK) a prize of $50,000 for its design of a non-wood cooking concession that could increase the usage of LPG cooking gas to refugees.
Africa50 commits to support Africa’s clean energy development
27-09-2018 | 06:58:07
Africa50 will support the development of Africa’s natural gas resources to help countries produce clean power, accelerate their industrialization and provide affordable energy to households.
BBOXX and GE partner to provide energy access in DR Congo
26-09-2018 | 10:51:57
BBOXX , a next generation utility, and General Electric, GE, have launched a partnership to provide energy access for small businesses, schools and other organisations in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
AfDB supports Ghana’s Renewable Energy Sector with $1.5m grant
25-09-2018 | 05:25:00
The African Development Bank has approved a US$1.5 million grant from its Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), to assist Ghana’s s renewable energy investment drive.
Scatec Solar increases stake in three South Africa’s operating plants
24-09-2018 | 11:13:49
Scatec Solar has increased its ownership share in Kalkbult, Linde and Dreunberg in South Africa from 39 to 45 per cent.
SEFA awards $1 million to Angola’s independent power producers
21-09-2018 | 10:30:00
The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), managed by the African Development Bank, has approved a $1 million grant to Independent Power Producers in Angola to encourage private investment in renewable energy.
OFID approves over US$270m funding in Europe, Africa and Asia
20-09-2018 | 10:04:00
The 164th Session of the Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has approved over US$270 million of new funding to benefit developing countries across the globe.
OFID grants support renewable energy youth programs in Egypt
20-09-2018 | 08:42:00
OFID, the OPEC Fund for International Development has extended grants in support of the Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) and Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
Fenix International establishes global headquarters in Uganda
20-09-2018 | 08:31:50
Solar energy company Fenix International, part of global energy group ENGIE, is establishing its global headquarters in Uganda and moving its engineering and technology development centre from San Francisco to Uganda.
Clarke Energy to supply gas engines for Algeria mosque plant
18-09-2018 | 12:34:00
Distributed Power business has announced that U.K.-based Clarke Energy has been selected to supply four of GE’s J320 Jenbacher gas engines for a trigeneration plant that will provide the mosque with reliable, efficient and lower-carbon power, heating and cooling.
UK Aid invests £1.6 m in Energise Africa to improve energy access
14-09-2018 | 06:43:22
UK Aid is set to invest £1.6 million of capital into Energise Africa to improve access to energy across sub-Saharan Africa and improve the lives of over 11 million people, while boosting UK business opportunities.
Wind and solar farms to double rainfall in Sahara, study
13-09-2018 | 09:14:00
A new study led by University of Maryland (UMD) scientists conducted novel climate and vegetation model experiments to show that wind and solar farms could lead to a doubling of rainfall in the Sahara.
Fenix International reaches 150,000 Zambians in nine months
13-09-2018 | 06:53:00
Pay-go energy company Fenix International, part of global utility Engie, has reached 30,000 Zambian households just 9 months after expanding into the country in partnership with telecom MTN.
Enel starts construction of Ngonye solar project in Zambia
07-09-2018 | 10:45:00
The Enel Group’s global renewable energies division Enel Green Power (EGP) has started the construction of the 34 MW1 Ngonye solar PV plant, which is the Group’s first power plant in Zambia.
[Kenya] WorleyParsons wins contract for Kipeto wind power project
07-09-2018 | 08:20:00
WorleyParsons has signed a 22-month engineering contract with Kipeto Energy Limited for the Kipeto Wind Power Project in Kenya.
[South Africa Business Week] Why SA entrepreneurs are not thriving
06-09-2018 | 15:24:00
A Study carried out on more than 1000 entrepreneurs in South Africa revealed that entrepreneurship in South Africa is not thriving, despite the fact that South Africa is one of Africa's strongest economies.
Power outages in Sub-Saharan Africa cost companies 31% in sales
06-09-2018 | 09:01:28
In Sub-Saharan Africa, countries with unreliable power cost some companies as much as 31 percent in sales, according to a new study released by the Center for Global Development.
[Kenya] Marubeni to construct Kengen’s geothermal power plant
06-09-2018 | 06:46:23
Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited has awarded Japanese company Marubeni Corporation an engineering, procurement and construction contract for the construction of a 70 megawatts class geothermal power plant.
[Nigeria] NNPC, Chinese consortia sign MoUs on biofuels production
06-09-2018 | 06:15:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding in China with Nigerian-Chinese consortia towards developing sustainable biofuels in the country.
Canadian Solar and ET Energy announce investment in South Africa
31-08-2018 | 08:47:00
Canadian Solar Inc., one of the world's largest solar power companies has established a joint venture with ET Energy, a global clean energy developer and operator.
[Kenya] Azuri and Unilever to connect off-grid homes to solar power
30-08-2018 | 12:28:00
Azuri Technologies, a provider of pay-as-you-go solar home systems and Unilever Kenya, have announced a partnership to bring solar home solutions to millions more off-grid homes across Kenya.
Clarke Energy to provide gas engines for two power plants in Rwanda
30-08-2018 | 07:08:00
Symbion Power has named Clarke Energy as the preferred bidder for two important power plants in Rwanda, which will generate power from dissolved biogas from deep below Lake Kivu.
[Mozambique] USTDA awards solar contract to WHN Solar
28-08-2018 | 06:29:47
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to WHN Solar, S.A. for a feasibility study to assess the viability of a solar photovoltaic (PV) plant of up to 100 megawatts.
Seraphim opens 300 MW solar plant in South Africa
16-08-2018 | 06:04:00
Jiangsu Seraphim Solar System Co. Ltd., a global solar product manufacturer, has announced the inauguration of its new PV module manufacturing factory in East London IDZ, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
[Zambia] AECF invests $1.6 million in Kazang Solar
15-08-2018 | 13:18:37
Kazang Solar, Azuri Technologies’ official distribution partner in Zambia, has been awarded $1.6 million from the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) under its Renewable Energy and Climate Adaptation Technologies (REACT) window.
[South Africa] Vantage GreenX funds six renewable energy projects
14-08-2018 | 06:47:10
Vantage GreenX Fund Managers have announced that through its second renewable energy fund, Vantage GreenX Note II, it has provided R2.05bn of funding to a combination of six solar and wind energy projects with a combined capacity of 433MW.
Higher economic growth in Africa to impact energy consumption, study
10-08-2018 | 10:33:08
Africa, with its wealth of natural resources and fast-growing population, may have a significant impact on international energy markets over the next 25 years.
ENGIE to build 8 hybrid solar power plants in Gabon
06-08-2018 | 11:20:00
ENGIE has signed an agreement with CDC, the Gabonese financial institution Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, to deploy eight hybrid solar power plants in Gabon, representing a combined capacity of 2.2 MW.
IFC partners with Gaia Energy to increase wind development in Africa
02-08-2018 | 09:15:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has forged a new partnership with Gaia Energy to create a joint platform for the development of wind power and other renewable energy projects in Africa.
Uganda in pioneer initiative to protect small clean energy projects
02-08-2018 | 06:30:00
Uganda has become the first African country to sign an agreement with the Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF), a joint initiative of the development partners.
Solar power generates new possibilities in Ethiopia
01-08-2018 | 11:23:50
When the sun sets in Ethiopia, eight out of 10 citizens must resort to unhealthy lighting sources for basic daily activities like cooking or studying.
Farid Fezoua named new CEO, GE Africa
30-07-2018 | 11:34:23
GE announced today that President & CEO GE Africa, Jay Ireland will retire from GE effective September 30, and Farid Fezoua, President & CEO, GE Healthcare Africa has been named President and CEO, GE Africa.
GE releases whitepaper on digitization of Africa's energy distribution
18-07-2018 | 08:33:04
As Africa faces emerging opportunities to help deliver efficient, affordable and reliable electricity to consumers, GE Power’s Grid Solutions business has unveiled a whitepaper on the “Digitization of Energy Transmission & Distribution in Africa.”
Globeleq to acquire South African renewable assets from Brookfield
18-07-2018 | 07:08:36
Globeleq, a power sector leader in Africa, and an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management have reached a definitive agreement whereby Globeleq acquires Brookfield's interests in its South African renewable energy portfolio.
[Kenya] Citizens spark green energy revolution with biogas
17-07-2018 | 13:45:00
Kenya continues to be a global frontrunner in embracing renewable energy. Ordinary citizens are driving this revolution.
[Togo] BBOXX delivers smart solar home systems to 12,000 citizens
17-07-2018 | 13:34:00
BBOXX, a next generation utility, has successfully delivered energy access to over 12,000 Togolese citizens with its smart solar home systems, just six months into its operations in Togo.
Africa Plantation Capital to supply Bidco Africa with bamboo fuel
17-07-2018 | 06:39:27
Africa Plantation Capital has signed an agreement to supply bamboo biomass to Bidco Africa group for a green and sustainable energy source.
GE partners with Ethiopian Electric Power to deliver 11 sub stations
12-07-2018 | 13:39:41
Aligning with Ethiopia’s Growth and Transformation Plan, GE’s Grid Solutions business has completed a $40M Electricity Transmission System Improvement turnkey project with Ethiopian Electric Power.
[Startup Interview] Tomiwa Majekodunmi, CEO, NASPA, Nigeria
12-07-2018 | 06:48:00
At a time when the electricity needs of Africa continue to outstrip available supply, a company in Nigeria is investing in providing low cost, clean and sustainable energy to especially those not connected to the national grid.
[Nigeria] NNPC launches 7 gas projects for 15GW power generation
10-07-2018 | 07:37:00
The 7CGDP is an integral leg of the gas development strategy designed by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to leverage the full potential of gas to meet the target of generating at least 15 gigawatts of electricity by 2020.
[Côte d’Ivoire] IFC and government release renewable energy targets
09-07-2018 | 06:48:42
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Côte d’Ivoire’s Ministry of Petroleum, Energy, and Renewable Energy Development have released a roadmap study that outlines pathways for achieving the country’s Nationally Determined Contribution.
Collins Oneko appointed E. Africa Operations Director of Azuri
06-07-2018 | 08:18:00
Azuri Technologies Ltd, a commercial provider of pay-as-you-go solar home solutions to off-grid consumers, has appointed Collins Oneko who joins as Operations Director, East Africa.
[Ghana] Red Sea Housing picks REDAVIA to implement showcase solar farm
05-07-2018 | 14:06:00
Red Sea Housing Services, a global provider for modular living and working environments for industrial and residential communities, has chosen REDAVIA to implement its first showcase solar farm in Accra, Ghana.
[Ethiopia] GE commissions distributed power unit for Digo village
05-07-2018 | 06:41:20
General Electric (GE), the world’s premier Digital Industrial Company, has commissioned a scalable micro grid system powered by a Hybrid Distributed Power unit for Digo Village in the Oromia region of Ethiopia.
[Kenya] KTDA Power receives grant from USTDA to explore cheaper energy
29-06-2018 | 09:00:41
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to the Kenya Tea Development Agency Power (KTDA Power) Company Limited, the power generation company of one of the largest private tea management agencies in Kenya.
Shell Nigeria readies 624MW electricity for national grid
28-06-2018 | 08:04:07
Afam VI power plant in Rivers State is ready to deliver its net dependable capacity of 624MW into the Nigerian national grid barring any regulator’s restrictions.
Nigerian Government targets 10% global LNG market
28-06-2018 | 07:53:00
As part of its strategic aspirations to derive maximum value from Nigeria’s abundant natural gas resources, the Federal Government is targeting 10 per cent of the world’s market share in traded Liquefied Natural Gas.
BBOXX and DC Go partner to provide energy services in Southern Africa
22-06-2018 | 13:17:55
BOXX, a next generation utility, and DC Go, a provider of affordable off-grid electrification, have announced their intention to partner to provide energy services in southern Africa.
IFC and Canada invest in Zambia solar project
22-06-2018 | 13:12:00
International Finance Corporation and the Government of Canada are providing approximately $25 million in financing for the second Scaling Solar project under development in Zambia.
AfDB launches first electricity regulatory index for Africa
21-06-2018 | 06:13:00
Though African countries have developed robust institutional frameworks for the regulation of electricity sectors, much work remains in strengthening regulatory independence, says the Electricity Regulatory Index for Africa.
GE hits 100th power plant milestone in Sub-Saharan Africa
20-06-2018 | 13:34:00
At the forefront of innovation and technology in energy while collaborating with power producers across the region, GE Power has announced that it has reached its 100th power plant installation in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Kenya Power invests $16 million for electricity supply in North Rift
20-06-2018 | 10:30:00
Kenya Power has set aside an approximated $16 million to finance various projects aimed at strengthening the distribution network in North Rift region, to provide adequate and reliable power supply.
[DR Congo] BBOXX to connect 2.5 million citizens to renewable energy
13-06-2018 | 13:39:31
BBOXX, a next generation utility, has signed a pioneering deal with the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which will bring reliable, renewable electricity to 2.5 million citizens in the DRC by 2020.
[Kenya Business Week] Energizing investor relations
13-06-2018 | 09:27:46
Kenya this week continues to strategically place itself to benefit from regional integration and reap from its warm relationship with development partners and international investors.
ECA supports Comoros to implement its national energy strategy
11-06-2018 | 14:27:50
Through its office for Eastern Africa, the UN Economic Commission for Africa in collaboration with the government of the Union of Comoros and with the Stockholm Environment Institute- Africa Office, have conducted a five-day training on energy planning in Moroni.
Kenya Climate Ventures invests in Sistema.bio's expansion
06-06-2018 | 10:40:00
Kenya Climate Ventures (KCV), a World Bank Fund has concluded an investment round in Sistema.bio to deliver sustainable renewable energy and agricultural solutions to farmers in Kenya.
Mainstream Renewable completes installation of South Africa wind farms
06-06-2018 | 06:02:00
Global wind and solar developer Mainstream Renewable Power has completed financial close for the Kangnas and Perdekraal East Wind Farms in South Africa, which have a combined capacity of 250 megawatts
[Kenya Business Week] Power to businesses
31-05-2018 | 15:18:54
As Kenya now fully recovers from a grueling election that took a toll on its economy, key sectors are experienced renewed resurgence and the business climate is promising.
Kenya targets improved power supply with an ultra modern sub station
31-05-2018 | 06:21:00
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has commissioned an ultra-modern 220 Kv gas insulated substation to improve the power supply in Nairobi.
African Development Bank, Green Climate Fund and Africa 50 support Desert to Power programme across the Sahel
30-05-2018 | 08:05:00
The African Development Bank, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the Africa50 investment fund have signed a letter of intent to collaborate on the Desert to Power programme
SGS slashes carbon footprint in Ghana through REDAVIA solar power
29-05-2018 | 10:30:00
SGS has picked REDAVIA to implement it's first renewable energy project in Ghana.
USAID launches geospatial tool to guide Zambia’s electricity sector
17-05-2018 | 10:26:00
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in support of Power Africa has developed a geospatial tool to guide the advancement of the Zambia energy sector.
[Kenya] Amu Power signs clean coal technology agreement with GE
16-05-2018 | 13:32:42
Gulf Energy, the developer of Lamu Coal Power Plant, Amu Power, has entered into a Clean Coal Technology agreement with General Electric, GE, making it one of the most technologically advanced coal fired power plants in the world.
[Rwanda] MeshPower launches solar minigrid targeting households and businesses
16-05-2018 | 11:30:52
Renewable energy company MeshPower has launched a solar mini-grid in Gitaraga village, Bugesera District in Eastern Rwanda.
Voith opens East African hub in Ethiopia to coordinate hydropower projects in nine countries
16-05-2018 | 07:09:00
Technology group Voith has opened its new East Africa Hub in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa highlighting its active contribution to the development of electricity generation from hydropower in East Africa.
Kenya leads East Africa peers in access to electricity, World Bank
08-05-2018 | 13:20:00
Electricity access rate in Kenya is the highest in East Africa according to the latest report from the World Bank tracking global achievements in sustainable energy for all.
Toshiba and RentCo sign agreement to expand geothermal power generation business in Sub Saharan Africa
07-05-2018 | 13:24:00
Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation has concluded a General Cooperation Agreement with RentCo East Africa Limited, a major financial leasing company in Kenya and the wider Sub Saharan Africa.
[Rwanda] Oikocredit invests $1.2 million in Inyenyeri Company to support clean cooking solutions
03-05-2018 | 06:30:00
Social impact investor Oikocredit has made a € 1 million, approximately $1.2 million convertible loan to Inyenyeri, a fuel-utility company providing clean and environmentally-friendly cooking solutions in Rwanda
[Kenya] CrossBoundary Group launches mini grid innovation lab to scale up investment in clean energy
02-05-2018 | 11:00:00
Solar investment company, CrossBoundary Group, with the support of The Rockefeller Foundation, has launched the Mini-Grid Innovation Lab in Nairobi, Kenya.
World Bank approves $180 million to support Kenya's energy sector
01-05-2018 | 10:17:20
The World Bank has approved a $180 million International Development Association (IDA) Guarantee to mobilize private sector financing to strengthen the financial position of Kenya Electricity Generation Company Limited.
Hanergy launches ‘Lighting Africa’to help increase access to clean and free electricity
30-04-2018 | 12:39:00
Hanergy, a pioneering multinational clean energy company has launched of its "Lighting Africa" Project, under which the company will donate its first off line bath of solar-powered Humbrella.
NovoMoto in the last stage of installing 100 solar lighting equipment in DR Congo
30-04-2018 | 12:20:00
NovoMoto, a spinoff from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is finishing its first 100 solar lighting installations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.