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Women in Energy | Fusing of industrial and energy markets

Exclusive interview with Women in Energy: Introducing Eng Jennifer A. Gache née Nyambala who is actively engaged in driving market development at the EAC.
carbon-free

Ed’s Note: The notion of ‘carbon-free’ is outlandish, or is it?

While applauding Greta for her efforts to highlight the need for a carbon-free way of life, we have to question the practical realities of her trip.
Senegal

Op-Ed: Avoiding the gas curse in Senegal’s energised renaissance

After decades of struggle against a deficient power generation system, Senegal is now on the verge of a shift involving the renewables and gas markets.

REA commissions Nigeria’s first solar hybrid project

Nigeria's Vice President has commissioned the country's first 2.8MW solar hybrid power project at Alex Ekwueme Federal University.

11 African brewing sites to become carbon-friendly by 2020

A British multinational alcoholic beverages company has committed £180m in renewable energy resources across its African sites to ensure its breweries are carbon-friendly and energy efficient.

Escalating knowledge sharing on global energy transition

IRENA and UNFCCC are jointly ramping up efforts on knowledge sharing on energy transition by promoting the use of renewable energy.
Lake Turkana Wind Farm

Kenya scores on wind energy front with help from AfDB

Africa’s largest wind farm is a €620 million energy masterpiece boasting 365 turbines in northern Kenya, and is expected to reduce power shortages by 12.5%.

Climate activist to travel by solar-powered yacht to UN Climate Summit

Greta Thunberg will cross the Atlantic Ocean from the UK to New York in a racing yacht to attend the UN Climate Action Summit, COP25 in Santiago.
ECG

Ghana inks $5.7m deal to build a 400kW waste-energy plant

Ghana has signed a $5.7 million agreement with Germany to construct a 400kW waste-energy plant in Kumasi to improve waste management in the country.

A sad farewell to industry Champion – Steve Sawyer

Founder and General Secretary of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), Steve Sawyer, has passed away.

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