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Op-ed: Can climate finance mitigate Africa’s energy crisis?

In Madagascar, only 15% of the population has electricity access. This shortfall offers a compelling climate finance investment opportunity.
Investments in renewables need to triple in order to scale capacity

Investments in renewables need to triple in order to scale capacity

To meet the global climate commitments, investment in diverse renewables technologies must triple annually to $800bn by 2050, says report.
Ethiopia’s Tulu Moye geothermal power project gets a US grant

Geothermal development crucial to power economic growth in Africa

Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Charles Keter, has emphasised the need for innovation and capacity building in geothermal development to power economic and social growth in the continent.
Key measures to help SSA recover from climate change and COVID-19

Key measures to help SSA recover from climate change and COVID-19

A new report highlights six key measures that governments use in sub-Saharan Africa to address the impacts of COVID-19 and climate change.
Rockefeller Foundation pledges $1bn for green recovery

Rockefeller Foundation pledges $1bn for green recovery

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced it will commit $1 billion over the next three years to catalyse a more inclusive, green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Op-ed: Australia is heading towards clean energy

Op-ed: Australia is heading towards clean energy

Clean Energy Regulator recommends 6.3GW of solar and wind energy equal to four coal plants will be installed across Australia over this year.
New chair of SEforALL ready to drive the clean energy transition

New chair of SEforALL ready to drive the clean energy transition

SEforALL has appointed Francesco Starace, chief executive officer and general manager of Enel, as the chair of the administrative board.
Power for All talks about latest approach to ending energy poverty

Rwanda secures $150m to improve access to modern energy

The World Bank approved $150 million to improve access to modern energy for households, enterprises, and public institutions in Rwanda.
Clean energy to be expanded by Solarise Africa.

Solarise Africa mobilises $10m for clean energy expansion

Pan-African energy leasing company, Solarise Africa, has landed a further $10 million investment to drive Africa’s clean energy expansion.
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ECREEE invites consultants to express interest for WACEC programme

ECREEE is in search of consulting firms for the elaboration of the West African Clean Energy Corridor (WACEC) programme. Deadline is 24 August 2020.

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