waste to power

Energising the hidden value of waste

There is a global increased interest in waste-to-power, which should bring a spike in both direct and indirect business opportunities.
decentralised renewables market

Malawi makes moves to de-risking renewable energy projects

Malawi has joined a Regional Liquidity Support Facility, an initiative that supports small- and mid-scale renewable energy IPPs reach financial close and to reduce the energy deficit.
Cape Town

South Africa: Cape Town school receives solar power unit

A high school in Salt River, Cape Town has received a 3.96kWp solar system, which will enable the school to save the school around R8,200 on its annual electricity bill.

Tanzania: FMO backs $32.5m electrification facility

In Tanzania, an estimated 145,500 households will soon have access to reliable and affordable power through the recent signing of a $32.5 million finance facility.

Africa’s desert solar initiative to provide electricity to 250m people

Solar projects under the desert solar initiative, stretching across the Sahel region are expected to connect 250 million people to electricity.
micro-grids

Nigeria: Kaduna State to develop 30MW solar PV plant

Nigeria’s Kaduna State Governor, Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai, has signed a MoU to build lower-cost, utility-scale solar-electric generating facilities.
sustainable energy

Global sustainable energy policies tripled in past decade

The World Bank’s latest report states that the number of countries with strong policy frameworks for sustainable energy more than tripled – from 17 to 59 – between 2010 and 2017.
COP24

Fifteen initiatives fighting climate change, honoured at COP24

Fifteen game-changing initiatives in 14 countries were honoured as winners of the United Nations Climate Action Award at a special ceremony at the COP24 in Poland this week.

Kenya rolls-out roadmap to achieve universal electricity access by 2022

Kenya in collaboration with World Bank launched an national energy strategy that provides a roadmap to achieving universal electricity access by 2022.

South Africa: UCT wins big at Greenovate awards

UCT has won the Greenovate Property Award 2018 and the Greenovate Engineering Award 2018, demonstrating leadership in environmentally innovative thinking for the built environment.

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