Category archives for: Solar & Wind

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.

When Mobile Meets Modular: Pay-as-you-go Solar in Rural Africa

February 18, 2018//-One of the most pressing developmental challenges in sub-Saharan Africa is the dire need for modern energy services among the energy-poor, low-income communities who are beyond the reach of economically viable electricity grids.

Eni-Ghana Ventures into Renewable Energy Sector, Signs MoU with Coys

Accra, February 17// – Eni-Ghana has signed two separate Memoranda of Understanding with the Volta River Authority and the Bui Power Authority to develop power generation from renewable sources.

Ghana’s Ambitious Renewable Energy Target: Is it Feasible?

Accra, January 30, 2018//-The renewable energy revolution is catching on. And one country that has a lot to offer renewable investors, is Ghana.

US Imposes New ‘America First’ Tariffs

January 23, 2018//-The US has approved controversial tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels.

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