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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...
solar rollout

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.
SEFA

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).
Nigeria

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.
SEFA

$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).
Africa

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.
power sector financing

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.
Ministerial Roundtable

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.

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