Category archives for: Solar & Wind

How Solar Power is Changing Lives in Africa

Kigali, Rwanda, October 22, 2018/ — In June 2018, Bouake, the second largest city of Cote d’Ivoire, suffered its first-ever shutdown of domestic water supply.

Solar Energy Leader Fenix Moves Global Headquarters to Uganda

Kampala, Uganda, September 20, 2018//– Leading 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.

Large-scale Wind and Solar power ‘Could Green the Sahara’

September 9, 2018//-Installing huge numbers of solar panels and wind turbines in the Sahara desert would have a major impact on rainfall, vegetation and temperatures, researchers say.

Fenix  Outpaces Industry Growth to Hit 150,000 Zambians in 9 Months

Lusaka, Zambia, September 6, 2018// –Leading pay-go energy company Fenix International, part of global utility ENGIE, has reached 30,000 Zambian households just nine months after expanding into the country in partnership with telecom MTN.

This is the Time for Local Investors to Step Up, Electrify Africa

Kigali, Rwanda, September 3, 2018/ — For years, the African renewable energy development market has been dominated by foreign investors and financial institutions. Now is the time for African investors to step up to the plate and join the continent’s solar energy transition. 

12 Strong Reasons Why Solar Energy is Still a Top Choice For Home and Businesses

August 21, 2018//-Solar energy is a free renewable resource, which is harnessed from the sun to power homes, businesses, and gadgets.

ecoligo Values its Premium Partnership with AHK Ghana

Accra and Berlin, 7 August 2018//- ecoligo,  a leading German company says it values its continued membership as a platinum premium partner of the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana (AHK Ghana).

Gabon: ENGIE to Build 8 Hybrid Solar Power Plants

Dakar, Senegal, August 6, 2018/ — 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.

Uganda Becomes the First African Country to De-risk Small and Medium Scale Renewables

Kampala, Uganda, July 27, 2018/ — Uganda becomes the first African country to sign an agreement with the Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF), a joint initiative of the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), a Pan-African and multilateral guarantor and KfW with funding from German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development.

Stanbic Bank Ghana Becomes First Bank to Power Its Operations with Solar Energy

Accra, Ghana, July 15, 2018//-Stanbic Bank Ghana, a leading universal in Ghana has become the first financial institution in the West African country to power its operations with solar energy.

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