Category archives for: Solar & Wind

Renewables Account for Almost Three Quarters of New Capacity in 2019

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 6 April 2020// — The renewable energy sector added 176 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity globally in 2019, marginally lower than the (revised) 179 GW added in 2018.

Reinventing Steam Power Tech for a Low-carbon Future

Cape Town, South Africa, March 3, 2020//-As prevalent debates concerning the implementation of carbon neutral sources continue to make headlines, also increasingly rife, is the energy industry’s endeavour to explore a broader array of renewable energy sources including biomass.

One Step Closer to Clean Energy for 30 Million People in Africa

February 21, 2020//-The first Public Private Partnership (PPP) project to generate renewable energy from shared resources in Africa came closer to reality today following signature of a key agreement to enable preparatory works to commence.

Ghana: Tema Community 2 Shell Service Station Goes Solar

Tema, Ghana, February 17,  2020//-Vivo Energy Ghana, Shell licensee, has reopened its second solar powered Shell service station in Tema Community 2 of the Tema metropolis in the Greater Accra Region.

African Development Fund Approves $35M for Liberia’s Renewable Energy Sector

Monrovia, Liberia, 4 February 2020 – The African Development Fund has approved a $34.74 million grant and loan to boost renewable energy access and promote an attractive investment climate in Liberia.

International Experts to Tackle Electricity Reliability at Accra Conference

Accra, Ghana, January 31, 2020//-A two-day conference in Accra on Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 February 2020 will bring international experts together to tackle the challenges facing developing countries in delivering reliable, sustainable electricity to customers.

Renewables Poised to Support New Age of Dev’t

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 10 January 2020// — More than 1,500 delegates and high-level participants including prime ministers, ministers, heads of international and regional organisations together with leaders from financial institutions and private sector entities will gather in Abu Dhabi tomorrow for the Tenth Session of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Assembly.

Ghana: FAO Reduces Its Carbon Footprint With Green and Solar-powered System

Accra, Ghana, December 17, 2019//- The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional Office for Africa inaugurated its new solar energy system, a first among FAO offices in the region to reduce its carbon footprint.

SEFA Grants $1 Million to Support Innovative Solar-hydro Hybrid Project

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, December 17, 2019/ — The African Development Bank-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a $990,000 grant to support the preparation of a 9-MW solar-hydro hybrid project in Burundi .

Democratizing Access to Clean Energy

December 4, 2019//-The sharp drop in the cost of installing and generating renewable power is driving the shift to low-carbon technologies—although challenges remain.

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