biomass

Turnkey solution: New power boiler designs

The introduction of ACTOM's MicroGen power boiler is suited to renewable fibrous-biomass fuel and industrial co-generation applications.
faecal waste

Kenya’s 2-in-1 facility to treat faecal waste and produce biofuels

The 2-in-1 design is an innovative concept for the treatment of faecal waste while generating sustainable biomass fuel for local commercial buyers.

Electric pressure cookers and microgrids can solve biomass cooking challenge

Six villages in Tanzania participate in an important research project on the use of electric pressure cookers to overcome the challenges of biomass cooking.
Nigeria Siemens

A powerful generation conversation goes virtual

An online audience and two industry experts addressed the opportunities in Africa's power generation market and the reality that we face.
net zero

Op-Ed: Reinventing steam power technology for a low-carbon future

With the portion of bioenergy at 45% of the total energy mix, Africa's potential to capitalise on this steam powered technology can be validated writes GE.
SAREC

SAREC disappointed in lack of CSP in the IRP2019

SAREC Council Chair Terence Govender says the council was disappointed in the IRP2019 not allocating for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) up until 2030.
Biomass

Biomass deal to make Danone plant carbon neutral

Global food company Danone is investing $25.8m in a biomass project to make its Nutricia spray drying plant in New Zealand carbon neutral by 2021.

11 African brewing sites to become carbon-friendly by 2020

A British multinational alcoholic beverages company has committed £180m in renewable energy resources across its African sites to ensure its breweries are carbon-friendly and energy efficient.
crowdfunding

$25m approved for renewable energy projects across sub-Saharan Africa

The AfDB has approved an equity investment of up to $25 million in ARCH Africa Renewable Power Fund for projects across sub-Saharan Africa.

New kid on the block: elephant grass could take role of...

A Scandinavian clean tech start-up has developed a new fuel technology that could potentially replace oil, natural gas and coal, which will be presented at the upcoming UN Climate Summit.

Latest Feature