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energy storage

Coalition to accelerate energy storage adoption in developing countries

The World Bank and 29 organisations will work together to help develop energy storage solutions designed for developing countries.
Africa Solar Industry Association

Funds approved for West African off-grid project

The board of the World Bank Group approved a series of funding for the Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project for selected countries in West Africa and the Sahel region.

UK gov augment funding for African energy projects

The UK Minister for Africa, Harriett Baldwin, has announced new funding to give more people and companies across Africa access to affordable, clean energy.
offshore wind energy

New programme to fast-track adoption of offshore wind energy

The World Bank Group has announced a new programme that will be focused on fast-tracking the adoption of offshore wind energy in developing countries.
Fiddler’s Ferry Coal-Fired Power Station

Global financiers fleeing the coal sector, finds report

According to the Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, global capital is fleeing the coal sector at an electrifying rate.
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Eskom embraces distributed battery energy storage

Eskom has embarked on a process for the large-scale deployment of distributed battery energy storage over the next three years.
Africa’s economic outlook

Libya turns to World Bank for help on economic growth strategy

The World Bank Group announced a new support strategy for Libya focused on restoring key services to citizens and promoting economic recovery.
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World Bank to mobilise $50bn for climate change adaptation

The World Bank launched its Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience, with plans to mobilise $50 billion over FY21–25 to curb climate change.

World Bank: President Kim to join private sector

With three years left of his tenure, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim has announced that he will be stepping down from...

Kenya rolls-out roadmap to achieve universal electricity access by 2022

Kenya in collaboration with World Bank launched an national energy strategy that provides a roadmap to achieving universal electricity access by 2022.

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