Category archives for: Solar & Wind

Progress on Global Energy Goals Slow, But Strong Gains in Countries Show Promise

Lisbon, May 2, 2018—The world is not on track to meet the global energy targets for 2030 set as part of the Sustainable Development Goals, but real progress is being made in certain areas – particularly expansion of access to electricity in least developed countries, and industrial energy efficiency, according to a new report from […]

China Clean Energy Company Embarks on Ambitious Lighting Africa Project

Beijing, China, May 2, 2018/ — China Clean Energy Company, Hanergy Group has launched a solar powered umbrella dubbed “Humbrella” to light up African villages and provide a cost efficient and environmentally friendly solution compared to other sources of energy.

ENGIE, Meridiam Grab Two Solar Projects in Senegal

Dakar, Senegal, April 30, 2018// — ENGIE and investment partner Meridiam have been selected by Senegal’s Electricity Sector Regulation Commission (CRSE) as preferred bidder in a tender launched in October 2017 for two solar photovoltaic projects totaling 60 MW.

Global Investment in Green Energy Hits Record High in 16 Years

April 12, 2018//-A latest UN-backed report on Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment has disclosed that the world has invested $2.9 trillion in green energy sources since 2004.

ENGIE, Fenix Seal Acquisition to Bring Affordable Power to Africa

Kampala, Uganda, April 3, 2018/ — Global utility company ENGIE and off-grid energy leader Fenix International have closed their acquisition agreement today.

U.S Supports Wind Energy in Mozambique

Maputo, Mozambique, March 29, 2018// — The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to eleQtra (Moçambique) Limitada for a feasibility study to assess the viability of a 120 megawatt (MW) wind power plant to be developed in two phases of 60 MW each, located in the Namaacha District in southern Mozambique.

Nigeria To Generate 100,000MW By 2030 

March 19, 2018//-The Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) on Monday predicted a growth of up to 100,000 megawatts electricity generation in the country by 2030.

3 Nations are Leading the Renewable Energy Revolution

March 2, 2018//-Renewable energy production surged in 2016, with around two-thirds – or 165 gigawatts – of net new capacity coming from clean sources.

Egypt: USAID and MoE Launch Renewable Energy Curriculum

Aswan, Egypt, February 21, 2018/ — A new curriculum developed by the U.S. Agency for International Development in partnership with the Ministry of Education (MoE) will help over 300 technical school students in Aswan and Hurghada specialize in renewable energy and prepare them for employment in Egypt’s promising solar and wind power sectors.

UK Supports Uganda’s Solar Energy Industry

Kampala, Uganda, February 19, 2018/ –The British High Commissioner to Uganda, Peter West announced a new partnership between the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) in Uganda.

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