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climate competence centre WASCAL

West African Climate Competence Centre taking shape

The modern new building will house West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use's research and data centre and the graduate school for scientific data management at the University of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso.
offshore wind farm development

Assessing offshore locations for wind farm development

A scanning lidar campaign, completed by UL, has assessed local wind resources in support of offshore wind farm development in Germany’s North Sea.
hydrogen fuel

Hamburg pioneers research project for the use of hydrogen in aviation

Bringing together the energy and mobility sectors, the world's third-largest aviation centre, Hamburg, is launching a new development platform to test the use of hydrogen for flying.
Boreal Light

EBARA Pumps Europe and Boreal Light team up on Kenyan water...

Through the partnership, Boreal Light will set up solar water desalination facilities including EPE’s pumps in Kenya starting in July 2021.
hydrogen

Exploring hydrogen resources in Africa gains momentum

Germany and Nigeria have agreed to establish a hydrogen exploration partnership that will benefit West Africa.
solar glass

Exploring productive use of energy in Niger

German university TH Köln is setting up a solar energy system at a school in the Dossa region of Niger to demonstrate how the productive use of power can strengthen rural economies.
South Africa

Germany to help India with its first-ever control reserve study

DNV GL has been contracted by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to conduct a major control reserve study for the southern region of India.
net zero by 2050

Desertec project to welcome Algeria to its renewable energy mission

The Desertec project aims to advance a multitude of solar, wind, hydro and biomass power plants around the Sahara, the world’s largest desert.
hydropower in Angola

Hydropower training academy to build up local expertise in Angola

Set for 2020, the Voith Academy and hydropower training centre are designed to provide basic and advanced training for skilled workers in Angola.
wind

Policies needed for wind and PV market growth

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the IEA convened a one-day ministerial conference in Berlin to share best practices to fully grasp the opportunities of wind and solar.

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