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Creating a global energy alliance for people and planet

A Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP) will be launched today at COP26 to accelerate investment in green energy transitions and renewable power solutions worldwide.
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Relief in sight for energy access companies in Africa and Asia

The Energy Access Relief Fund, a first of its kind fund, has been launched to target energy access companies working in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.
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Uganda: Integrated energy approach to create energy for all

A newly launched Utilities 2.0 Twaake pilot project unites distributed renewable energy companies in Uganda to provide centralised and decentralised technology clean power solutions.

Distributed renewable energy platform launched by leading foundations

The IKEA Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation have announced a $1 billion joint venture that aims to reduce 1 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions and improve 1 billion lives with distributed renewable energy (DRE). The initiative will be operated through a new global platform, launching in 2021
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Moyi Power to provide 500,000 DRC residents with power

Moyi Power, a consortium led by Gridworks and including Eranove and AEE Power, has signed three concession agreements that will see the company develop, build and operate three large-scale solar hybrid off-grid utilities in the DRC.
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Climate investment and energy access in Africa

New research highlights a $200 billion market opportunity for climate investment to help achieve universal access to energy in Africa.
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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.

Unleashing Africa’s next generation of digital innovators

The collaboration between two financiers and technology companies is targeting to unleash Africa’s next generation of digital innovators. During an African Innovation Summit in Kigali, Rwanda; the African Development Bank (AfDB), together with The Rockefeller...