MENA region

Success story of the solar industry in the MENA region

2019 was a record-breaking year for global solar installed capacity, which reached an estimated 617.9GW and also realised growth in the MENA region.

Efacec awarded EPC contract for 41MWp plant in Mozambique

Efacec was selected for the engineering, procurement and construction, and operations and maintenance of a 41MWp solar plant, located in Metoro, north of Mozambique.

UK aid pledges support for the development of African future cities

UK's Secretary of State for International Development, Alok Sharma, has pledged support for the development of African smart cities.
energy access

Targeting energy access in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia

A Swiss impact asset manager, responsAbility in partnership with financiers have announced the first close of its new energy access fund.
SDG 7

How to contribute to achieving SDG 7, a new year’s resolution

Ed's Note: Join ESI-Africa's editor in her New Year's resolution to "keep the UNDP's SDG 7 at the heart of all I aim to achieve in 2020".
renewable energy

Brewing beer using renewable energy makes business sense

Budweiser beer will now be made utilising renewable energy thanks to a record deal between AB inBev, makers of Budweiser, and BayWa r.e.
Electrical Energy Consultant

Electrical Energy Consultant: Renewable Energy

AltGen is in search of an energetic Electrical Energy Consultant, who is driven to succeed and sees the value in growing their career within the industry.

Renewables could create 40 million jobs by 2050

Renewable energy could employ more than 40 million people by 2050 under the International Renewable Energy Agency’s climate-safe energy path.
SAIEE

Enel Green Power smashes renewable capacity records in 2019

Enel Green Power (EGP) has hit a new record in 2019 by building around 3,029MW of new renewable capacity globally, around 190MW more than it did in 2018.
IRENA/ADFD Project Facility

IRENA/ADFD Project Facility advances to seventh cycle

$105 million has been allocated for eight renewable energy projects in developing countries in the seventh cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility.

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