Category archives for: Solar & Wind

Briefly…on Japan’s Boom in Renewables after Fukushima Disaster

August 12, 2019//-Eight years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan has diversified its energy supply through its investment in renewables.

South African Varsity Makes Glass Solar Power Breakthrough

July 17, 2019//-A revolutionary new type of window glass – in effect a transparent solar panel is the objective of joint research being done by the University of the Free State (UFS) in South Africa and Ghent University in Belgium.

South Africa’s First SDG Report Card: How to Move Beyond Ticking Boxes

shutterstock. Willem Fourie, University of Pretoria July 3, 2019//-South Africa will present its first progress report on the Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations on July 17. This report will provide a rather extensive snapshot of the country’s progress towards the 169 ambitious targets.

Prioritizing Financial Protection In The Face Of Extreme Weather

It’s the start of hurricane season, and experts identified significant opportunities to better prepare for the risk of a disaster. June 30, 2019//-The three consecutive, major hurricanes in 2017, Harvey, Irma and Maria, devastated parts of Texas, Florida, and most of Puerto Rico. Each was among the ten most costly insured natural catastrophes globally, with […]

Renewables In Africa: A Great Potential For Renewable Energy Deployment

June 23, 2019//-Africa is a huge continent, consisting of endless deserts and colossal rivers. It has more than 150 active volcanoes and 26,000 kilometers of windswept coastline.

Mettā Nairobi Begins Clean Energy Accelerator Program for Startups

Nairobi, Kenya, April 13, 2019//–Mettā Nairobi in partnership with What Design Can Do (WDCD), Social Enterprise NL and IKEA Foundation kicked off of Clean Energy Accelerator Programme.

Akon Enlists Artificial Intelligence in Mission to Extend His Green Energy Vision in Africa, Beyond

New York, USA, April 11, 2019//–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– Philanthropist, business mogul and five-time Grammy-nominated artist Akon has announced the signing of a formal partnership between Akon Lighting America (ALA) and leading AI-solutions provider, Group A MondoBrain.

Industrial Research, CEWPAG Train Certified Electricians in Solar energy

Accra, Ghana, April 8, 2019//-Players in the renewable energy sector are stepping up the promotion of energy conservation, efficiency and knowledge transfer as Ghana continuous to find alternatives to the raging energy crisis.

ENGIE Inaugurates First Mini-grid in Zambia, Accelerates its Electrification Efforts in Africa

Lusaka, Zambia, April 4, 2019/ — ENGIE ( inaugurated today its first PowerCorner in the Zambian village of Chitandika in presence of Matthew Nkhuwa, the Zambian Minister of Energy, ENGIE’s leadership team as well as local stakeholders.

Fenix, President Museveni Discuss Global Headquarters and Expanding Energy Access  

April 3, 2019//-A team from Fenix International Inc. called on Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni at State House Nakasero to discuss the relocation of the company’s global headquarters and expanding energy access.

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