Category archives for: Solar & Wind

Training workshop for Entrepreneurs Launched in Accra

Accra, Ghana, June 21, 2018//- The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) Regional training workshop to reinforce the knowledge and skills of entrepreneurs in the economic Bloc opened in Accra.

ENGIE Champions decentralised Energy at Africa Energy Forum  

Mauritius, 19 June 2018 – Global utility ENGIE is confirming its focus on off-grid energy provision in Africa, with plans to continue expanding their solar home system (SHS) and mini-grid activities.

ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency to Hold Series of Activities in Accra  

Accra, Ghana, June 18, 2018//- The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) has embarked on a series of activities under its Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP) with the ultimate goal of providing access to reliable electricity through standalone solar systems for 19 countries in the ECOWAS and Sahel regions, including Cameroon.

African Union, IEA  Move to Provide Clean Energy for All

June 4, 2018//-The International Energy Agency (IEA) and the African Union (AU) have agreed to have a strategic partnership towards a more secure, sustainable and clean energy future for countries across the African continent.

Fenix Announces Pay-out to Employee Ownership Programme in Africa  

Kampala, Uganda, 31 May 2018// – Leading off-grid energy company Fenix International has announced a pay-out to employees such as customer service associates, sales managers, chefs, and guards under their unique inclusive employee ownership programme in Africa.

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.

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