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What does the future of energy in East Africa look like?

Arriving in Nairobi on Monday brought back memories of last year’s Future Energy East Africa conference, which addressed topics such as electrification rates and mini-grid development in a region.

Future Energy East Africa Day 1: Highlights from the key note...

The Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Energy Kenya, Dr. Engineer Joseph Njoroge officially opened the Future Energy East Africa Forum on Tuesday.
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Vodacom Tanzania unveils digital programme to support startups

Vodacom Tanzania and Smart Lab have launched a programme that intends to help early-stage and growth-stage technology startups become profitable businesses.

Future Energy East Africa returns to Nairobi to host powerful dialogue

The 21st edition of the Future Energy East Africa event will focus on the enormous progress that has been made in the region in terms of access to energy.
KenGen

Kenya: KPLC issues tender under the Last Mile Connectivity Project

KPLC invites consultants to show their interest in delivering the services required for the electrification of 32 counties across Kenya under the Last Mile Connectivity Project.
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Infant gorillas named during Commonwealth meeting

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland, was granted the honour of naming a baby gorilla during the Kwita Izina Rwandan ceremony.

German SMEs tap into the East African energy market

The German Energy Solutions Initiative supports German SMEs tapping into foreign markets by facilitating business partnerships at Future Energy East Africa.
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New data platform helps expand access to clean electricity in East...

New analysis from data platform Energy Access Explorer shows significant renewable potential in unserved and underserved areas of Kenya,Tanzania and Uganda.
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Bankable green mini-grids for businesses in rural Kenya

Exclusive interview with Rita Nkatha Laibuta, Supervision Consultant: Green Mini-Grids, Kenya Programme, DFID/EU/AFD on targeting over 25,000 connections.

Ten East African utility CEOs set to meet in Nairobi

Ten utility CEOs from Kenya, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Malawi and Rwanda are attending the Utility CEO Forum during Future Energy East Africa in Nairobi.

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