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Development bank invests $5m to deliver clean cooking technologies

AIIM acquires LPG distributor Sodigaz, broadens energy portfolio

AIIM acquires LPG distributor Sodigaz, making bottled gas a part of AIIM’s distributed energy investment strategy.
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AMDA and Zambia REA to collaborate on energy access efforts

The Africa Minigrid Developers Association (AMDA) and the Rural Electrification Authority of Zambia have signed a memorandum of understanding around promoting minigrids and decentralised utilities for rural electrification.
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Statkraft to support solar in Africa to address energy poverty

European renewable energy developer Statkraft is partnering with international development charity SolarAid to address energy poverty through solar power in sub-Saharan Africa over the next three years.

Adequate investments in energy needed for Africa to reach SDG7 target

“There’s no way Africa can build forward better if we do not make adequate investments in energy and ensure affordable access for all,” said ECA Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe.
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Crowdfunding platform for clean energy in sub-Saharan Africa

Engie Energy Access and Energy Web are to develop a decentralised finance (DeFi) crowdfunding platform to support electrification via clean energy in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Ghana: Government to bolster investment to meet SDG targets

The World Economic Forum, in partnership with the Government of Ghana, is launching the first Country Financing Roadmap (CFR) for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) initiative in Africa. The new country led approach aims to bolster investment and build public-private cooperation to meet Ghana’s SDGs.
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A report on tracking SDG 7 identifies Africa as a priority region

Universal access to sustainable energy will remain elusive if the supply of affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy is not expedited to meet the demand. This is especially true for countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Report: Gas and renewables will accelerate the energy transition

IRENA: Latest report tracks net zero energy system

Proven technologies for a net zero energy system already largely exist today, finds the preview of the World Energy Transitions Outlook by IRENA.
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SEforALL Youth Summit announces Be Bold campaign and awards winner

Young leaders from around the world issued a clear call to action to reset the energy transition, demanding bolder clean energy and climate progress at the first SEforALL Youth Summit.

SEforALL Youth Summit to tackle sustainable energy transition

SEforALL Youth Summit aims to empower young leaders to support a just and inclusive clean energy transition in line with the Paris Agreement.