In two years, Egypt’s EETC buys renewable energy worth $230m from IPPs

The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has purchased 3.6 billion Egyptian pounds (nearly $230 million) of electricity from renewable energy

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AfDB provides $150m to electrify 250,000 households with solar

The Kenyan government has recently secured $150 million (over 15 billion Kenyan shillings) from the African Development Bank (AfDB). The

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Persistent Energy raises $8m to provide solar off-grid in Africa

Persistent Energy Capital LLC, a venture capital firm has just raised $8 million through a crowdfunding action. The funds will

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IDA provides $160m to improve the living conditions in Burundi through solar

The World Bank has just allocated two grants worth a total of $ 160 million to improve essential services in

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China Solar Giants Get Bigger as Glut Ignites Battle for Share

An aggressive expansion by the world’s biggest solar manufacturers is underway, spurring a battle for market share and push to

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Renewable market in Nigeria: It’s time to pitch in!

During the 2019 edition of Future Energy Nigeria (FEN) in Lagos in November, the event launched an RE Pitch Session for renewable energy entrepreneurs to connect bankable projects with potential investors and advisors from banks, DFIs and the private equity sector.

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How heat can be used to store renewable energy

The effect that fossil fuels are having on the climate emergency is driving an international push to use low-carbon sources of energy. At the moment, the best options for producing low-carbon energy on a large scale are wind and solar power. But despite improvements over the last few years to both their performance and cost, a significant problem remains: the wind doesn’t always blow, and the sun doesn’t always shine.

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Africa grapples with clean energy conundrum

Africa is both the world’s least electrified continent and the most vulnerable to climate change.
And as the continent with the world’s fastest-growing population, the decisions that African politicians make to boost power supplies could have an impact both locally and globally.

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ZIMBABWE: Total invests $4 million to equip 50% of fuel stations with solar energy

The French company Total is investing $4 million to supply half of its filling stations in Zimbabwe from small solar power plants. The project will enable the oil company to become more independent from the Zimbabwean power grid.

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Two Innovations That Could Make CO2 Fuel A Reality

Carbon capture technology has been garnering more and more attention as one way to solve the world’s human-made emissions problem, but costs remain an obstacle. But another technology might help: turning CO2 back into fuel.

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