Finance and Policy

Education a great tool for achieving sustainable development goals

The “Lifetime of Learning” approach to education is linked to SDG4, which aims to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”.

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climate

Commentary: Facing climate-induced famine, we must adapt or die

Studies show the continent’s carbon emissions contributed the least to climate change, yet Africa remains the most vulnerable to the effects of the crisis.
due diligence

Your guide to technical due diligence

This article by Harmattan Renewables is a comprehensive guide to help you overcome the due diligence hurdle for renewable energy projects.
Lesotho

Lesotho to get its first utility-sized, grid-connected solar plant

Scatec has entered an agreement with the Lesotho Electricity Company and the Government of Lesotho to build the country’s first IPP solar project of 20MW.
Power generation Nigeria

Major investments needed to deal with unutilised power challenge

Latest data received from the electricity generating companies, GenCos, in Nigeria show a year-on-year increase in unutilised power generation. There has been a 291% increase in the past eight years from 1030.80MW in 2013 to 3008.18MW in 2021.  
Western Sahara

Renewable energy is fuelling a forgotten conflict in Africa’s last colony

Morocco has positioned itself as a global leader in the fight against climate change, with one of the highest-rated national action plans.
offshore wind project

Exploring the potential of Africa’s offshore renewable energy

A study into the potential of offshore renewable energy in Africa suggests there is scope to create innovative mitigation and adaptation projects if climate finance institutions step up.

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