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Angola signs $1.5b solar and water projects MoU with US company

Angola has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sun Africa and US-based AfricaGlobal Shaffer to create the largest mini-grid energy project in Africa. This is part of a $1.5 billion project to be implemented by Sun Africa.

USTDA Global Procurement Initiative welcomes Kenya

Through the Global Procurement Initiative, USTDA will train public procurement officials to obtain the greatest value for money for Kenya’s public infrastructure investments.
African infrastructure

Report into African infrastructure lending says market is down, but not out

Global law firm Baker McKenzie’s report New Dynamics: Shifting Patterns in Africa’s Infrastructure Funding reflects the state of African infrastructure and how major global players’ approach to infrastructure lending on the continent is changing.
Electric vehicle

EV charging stations in SA are expanding alongside global numbers

International electric vehicle sales grew globally by 41% in 2020, this is according to the IEA Global EV Outlook 2021 report released recently.
MoU agreement

Botswana, Namibia and the US sign MOI for mega solar project

Botswana, Namibia and the US concluded and signed a historic memorandum of intent (MOI) to create a Mega Solar project that will span the two southern African countries.
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US election signals shift in country’s climate change stance

The Biden-Harris victory at the US Elections signals a new era of federal climate policy in the US because president-elect Joe Biden campaigned on clean energy and climate resilience as core to his plans for the country.
Tilt solar PV

US app educates consumers on energy efficiency and renewables

US nonprofit Renewable Nation is encouraging schools across the country to go solar through an awareness drive around renewable energy and energy efficiency choices. The “Solar Schools 2025” initiative has introduced the “buddy system” to...

Global geothermal power capacity snapshot for 2017

An estimated 0.7GW of new geothermal power came online in 2017, bringing the global total to an estimated 12.8GW, according to REN21’s Renewables Global Status 2018 report. Kenya ranked ninth in the world for the...