Female African scientists improve research and inspire the next generation

Timed to coincide with the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science today (11 February) and to inspire more female students to study and work in science, the GCRF START grant has announced the results of its three-year project launched in March 2019.

KenGen records 8.3% growth in profit, pays Treasury $10.5m in dividends

KenGen has paid the National Government Ksh 1.1 billion ($10.5 million) in dividends for the financial year ended June 2019.
UN investment

Nigerian investment firm clinches UN committee and working group seats

Tariye Gbadegesin will contribute an African perspective on the international stage at two high-level UN investment committees to deliver on the SDGs and rebuild economies.
green bonds

DBSA issues $242 million green bond to support a low carbon...

This bond will be structured in alignment with the Development Bank of Southern Africa's (DBSA) recently released Green Bond Framework, which reiterates the Bank's commitment to playing a role in the just transition to a low carbon economy.
environmental product declaration certificate

UL awards Trina Solar with environmental product declaration certificate

The environmental product declaration certificate discloses products' life cycle environmental impact and helps PV plant owners and investors to identify sustainable products.
smart energy app

SANEDI unveils an app to guide users through a lighting energy...

SANEDI has developed a new app set to improve investment decisions around energy use in the lighting of buildings across the country.
India transport traffic jam

India to see world’s largest energy demand increase in next 20...

The ability of India to ensure affordable, clean and reliable energy for its growing population will be vital for the future development of its economy.
climate finance

West African Development Bank issues first sustainability bond

Global investors welcomed the West African Development Bank first bond issue with sustainable development objectives (Sustainability Bonds).
JA Solar PV module

US agency recognises JA Solar in its PV Module Index Report...

JA Solar is one of the three module manufacturers to win this recognition where manufacturers selected as a high achiever by RETC have to tick off all the checkboxes, not just the best in one category.
energy efficiency

Brazil: Energy efficiency report highlights COVID-19 impact

Brazil’s Energy Research Office has released its Atlas of Energy Efficiency in Brazil 2020 – Indicators Report.

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