New financing to enable Lumos expand solar market in Nigeria.

$35m to enable Lumos expand its solar footprint in Nigeria

Solar home system provider Lumos has obtained $35 million from DFC to expand its existing market for providing solar power in Nigeria.
waste management landfill

Using waste management to widen the job circle

South Africa’s national waste policy has been aligned with the concept of the circular economy, in hopes of job creation.
GE Renewable Energy has been selected to supply equipment for the 87MW Taza wind farm in Morocco.

Turbine supplier selected for 87MW Taza wind farm in Morocco

GE Renewable Energy has been selected by EDF RE and Mitsui & Co to supply equipment for the 87MW Taza onshore wind farm in Morocco.
loadshedding could be ended by planned surplus power.

Additional power generation hoped to end loadshedding

While South Africa continues to struggle with loadshedding, recent indicators point to a light at the end of the tunnel that is lit by renewable energy.
wind farm turbine

Morocco about to add another wind farm to the energy mix

Construction on the first phase of the Taza Wind Farm, 15km north-west of Taza in north Morocco is about to start.
waste recycle plastic

Accelerating the circular economy through waste to value

Philanthropic organisation Bestseller Foundation has created a Waste to Value Accelerator in Kenya.
Section 34 Ministerial Determinations

Western Cape wants finalisation of Section 34 Ministerial Determinations

The Western Cape government calls on Minister Mantashe to urgently sign and gazette the final Section 34 Ministerial Determinations.
Facility to bridge energy access financing gap in SSA

Sub-Saharan Africa: Facility to bridge energy access financing gap

GreenMax Capital Advisors conducted market assessment for the launch of first loss facility to bridge energy access financing gap in SSA.
Nedbank CIB wins Energy Deal of the Year award.

Nedbank CIB walks away with Energy Deal of the Year award

Nedbank Green Renewable Energy Bond issuance was awarded Energy Deal of the Year at the 2020 African Banker Awards.
Renewables

Urgent renewables investment needed to transition faster

Despite renewable energy having been the most resilient form of power generation during the lockdown, urgent investment is needed to scale systems and technologies and digitalise grids to help meet climate goals.

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