Test tubes in a Laboratory

Biogas research laboratory launched in Togo

Togo has launched a research biogas laboratory at Lomé University to deepen knowledge on climate change and its impact on land use in West Africa.

Simple, free HOMER app powers African health clinics

Watch this educational webinar led by HOMER Energy and see HOMER Energy by UL founder Dr Peter Lilienthal show off the new app to power health clinics.
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Paint with cool surface technology to save energy – SANEDI

Cool surface technology is an immediate and inexpensive solution to South Africa’s efforts to create an economy built on green energy, says SANEDI.
Aggreko has provided Sococim Industries in Senegal with gas generated energy

Driving manufacturing efficiency through gas-generated energy

Industries around the world are looking for ways to supplement their energy supply to ensure they can continue operating should the country’s grid go down.
television access

TV access forging ahead through Bboxx SHS and CANAL+ partnership

The new bundle, promoted first in DRC and Togo, offers customers a Bboxx solar home system (SHS) and television with a pay-TV access package.

Flexible energy systems for Africa accelerated by crises

Responding to the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy’s first budget speech since the merger of the two departments, Standard Bank Group says the COVID-19 crisIs highlights that Africa needs to develop flexible energy systems.
solar panels at Montego Pet Nutrition Factory in Graaff-Reinet

Solar investment is paying off with emissions reduction for Montego

Montego Pet Nutrition has reported a 300-tonne reduction in carbon emissions after installing solar panels. This is the equivalent to planting 9,000 trees.

Model preparing for increased electrical demands of health facilities

Powering Health is a web-based version of HOMER Energy by UL that is customised for modelling the energy requirements of rural health clinics and hospitals.

Op-ed: Bold action required to build back better for post-COVID-19

The disruption caused by COVID-19 has shown the impact modern society has on the environment with reports of nature reclaiming our cities.
distributed energy resources

Africa’s distributed energy resources dominated by overseas players

A briefing released by Oil Change International details how the growth of distributed renewable energy in Africa has so far failed to include locally-owned companies and initiatives.

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