women in power
Finance and Policy
With a 32% energy access rate, the government of Tanzania has made expanding access to energy a national priority.
GWEC and GWNET have selected 15 participants from 11 countries to take part in the Women in Wind Global Leadership Programme.
The South African renewable energy industry is actively giving attention to adjust and improve the levels of gender representation, at all levels, with the launch of its Gender Diversity Working Group.
Studies from the International Renewable Energy Association (IRENA) show that wind energy capacity must quadruple over the next decade to keep global warming at least 2°C below pre-industrial levels and steer us towards a 1.5°C development pathway. This urgent mission will require enormous collective effort, commitment and talent.
Nominations for the Brighter Lives awards included recommendations from agents inspired to join Azuri from seeing female role models in their jobs.
Business and markets
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum has launched an Accelerator Programme targeting green women-led or owned businesses.
Women in Energy
Timed to coincide with the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science today (11 February) and to inspire more female students to study and work in science, the GCRF START grant has announced the results of its three-year project launched in March 2019.
The success of our industry depends on active engagement and flow of information between stakeholders and decision-makers, says Ifeoma Malo.
Women in Energy
The African Development Bank, Climate Investment Funds and ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy have jointly launched country briefs offering new insight into gender and energy in Africa.