Benin Electricity Distribution Company plans to pilot a mini-grid project in Edo State to reduce dependency for power supply through the Transmission Company of Nigeria.
Finance and Policy
AfDB’s Director for Energy Financial Solutions, Policy and Regulation, Wale Shonibare said: "We are looking to connect 200 million households to electricity – 75 million of those will be off-grid."
The IEA and the People’s Republic of China have set a framework for collaboration on activities and projects to accelerate progress on energy efficiency, both in China and around the world.
Business and markets
IFC and Finland will through the partnership identify and develop innovative projects to be supported by their blended finance for climate programme.
Research and Development
“Through various initiatives, we aim to also improve the level of gender representation in the South African operation, as more than half the population of this country is female,” said Kane.
South African-based solar micro-leasing marketplace provider Sun Exchange, has received a $500,000 seed investment from Alphabit, a multi-million dollar hedge fund. The investment highlights Alphabit’s support of...