energy trading

The benefits of cross-border renewable energy trading

Linking resources together would enable renewable energy trading between SSA countries, writes Energy and Economic Growth programme director Simon Trace.
battery storage

Hybrid energy solutions

This article on hybrid energy solutions is an extract from the Investment & Impact Report published in advance of the Africa Energy Forum 2020.

Ethiopia breaking ground in geothermal vision

Although Ethiopia is heavily reliant on hydropower generation, government plans to exploit 1,000MW of geothermal potential by 2030.
Financing solar

The challenge: Financing utility-scale solar PV using bifacial technology

Bifacial solar technology results in an overall increase in energy generation of the asset, but also calls for unique financing writes UL.
offshore wind prospects

What are the long-term prospects for offshore wind?

The offshore wind industry envisions an installation of 1,400GW of offshore wind by 2050 to drive decarbonisation and a green economy. Is this achievable?

‘Prosumers’ have the potential to shift and disrupt the energy landscape

Prosumers could be manufacturers, businesses, or groups of consumers that have the potential to cause a shift in the structure of the energy industry.

FMO funds distribution of solar home systems in Côte d’Ivoire

Lumos has secured new funding from FMO to expand its existing market for reliable, accessible and clean solar power in Côte d’Ivoire.
Open Africa Power programme

Micro-Grid Academy in Kenya to expand training capacity

RES4Africa Foundation and the East African Centre of Excellence for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (EACREEE) have signed a memorandum of understanding that will expand the Micro-Grid Academy in Kenya.
climate finance

Trending topic: Climate finance and sustainability

Unpacking 30 years of experience in renewable energy, energy efficiency and climate finance with Geoff Sinclair, managing director of Camco.
EIB-ENGIE initiative to bring reliable and affordable energy to 1.4million Ugandans

Using solar home systems to financially empower rural Uganda

Millions of people in rural Uganda are set to access reliable and cheap electricity for the first time under a new off-grid solar scheme.

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