Lagos, Nigeria. Arnergy, Nigeria’s leading distributed utility company delivering solar energy solutions, has today announced the launch of the Diaspora Initiative – a groundbreaking scheme enabling the global Nigerian diaspora to invest in solar energy solutions on behalf of local individuals and businesses.
Paris, France//- Jeremiah Thoronka, a student from Sierra Leone who invented a device that uses kinetic energy from traffic and pedestrians to generate clean power, has been named the winner of the Chegg.org Global Student Prize 2021.
Even if additional energy production capacity was added to the national grid through renewables, questions remain about whether access will be equitable and affordable. Lou Bopp/ GettyImages Ellen Fungisai Chipango, University of Johannesburg Thirty years ago, ending energy poverty wasn’t among the world’s development goals. Neither the 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development nor […]
Glasgow, Scotland// – The United Arab Emirates and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today announced the Energy Transition Accelerator Financing (ETAF) Platform, a new global climate finance facility to accelerate the transition to renewable energy in developing countries.
Johannesburg, South Africa//-When nearly 200 government and business leaders from around the globe signed the Paris Agreement in December 2015, they did more than commit to cutting greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change.
Women continue to fetch wood and cook over smoky fires even where there are solar home systems. GettyImages Ellen Fungisai Chipango, University of Johannesburg Zimbabwe considers renewable energy a game changer for rural development. It sees it as an opportunity to increase access to electricity in the country’s rural areas.
Geneva, Switzerland— A new whitepaper outlining the key considerations in setting the course for Africa’s energy future was released today at the 2021 Sustainable Development Impact Summit.
Renewable energy technology holds promise for rural electrification. Wikimedia Commons/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND Dr. Basil Amuzu-Sefordzi, The University of Western Australia Renewable energy technologies like solar lanterns, solar panels and biogas digesters offer the prospect of affordable power in remote communities. For the last 30 years, international organisations have been involved in projects to make these […]