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EU funds uYilo e-Mobility to scale electric mobility in Africa

New European Union funding for South Africa’s uYilo e-Mobility Programme will eventually show the rest of Africa how to replicate sustainable energy projects on a wide scale. The awarded funding is within the Smart Energy...
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First $10m aggregated renewable energy facility launched in Nigeria

In a joint partnership, All On, Odyssey Energy Solutions and the Global Alliance for People and Planet have launched a global aggregated procurement program for renewable energy companies.

Electric minibus taxis have powerful sunshine waiting in SA

​​It might be a while before we see electric minibus taxis on our roads, but when the time comes, we'll be able to tap into our abundant solar energy resources to power them.

COP26: Donors show support for SEFA with big cash donations

The African Development Bank has welcomed $136 million in additional donor commitments for the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA).

Leading global companies join forces on solar energy project

DHL Global Forwarding and TotalEnergies have signed a contract that will see the two giants join forces on a solar energy project. Over 14,000MWh of electricity will be produced per year on eight sites.

$65 million extended to Nigerian electricity sector from the EU and GIZ

The Nigerian electricity sector through its Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP) will receive a $65 million investment from the European Union in collaboration with Germany’s Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

Kowry Energy launches across sub-Saharan Africa

Kowry Energy will supply energy solutions using photovoltaic systems and battery storage for demand of up to 1MW across sub-Saharan Africa. The company will also have Rolls-Royce join them as an investor in this venture.
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SEFA extends grant to accelerate Africa’s energy transition

SEFA has extended a $1 million grant to help accelerate African countries’ energy transition ahead of the 2021 United Nations COP26
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e-GUIDE: “We see diversity in consumption”

The Electricity Consumption Prediction service will allow utilities and off-grid companies alike to identify where opportunities exist to stimulate consumption.
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Ministerial Roundtable: Energy’s vital role in response to crises

The chair of the African Ministerial Roundtable summarises the discussion that took place via videoconference with high level global attendees.