Rwanda: More Local Youth Are Take On ICT

Rwanda's youth are cultivating great enthusiasm in the energy and technology sector. This is depicted in their extensive involvement in Information and Communication Technology...

Fracking stirs controversy in South Africa

The debate over hydraulic fracturing has spread as energy companies lease rights to a huge shale field. A controversial method for extracting natural gas —...

Teacher’s 60,000km drive to bring laptops to rural Africa

DUBAI // Bouncing over rugged terrain in a four-wheel-drive vehicle equipped with solar panels, a tent and a fridge, Tamin-Lee Connolly has begun her...

Mozambique: Govt Secures Finance for Solar Panel Factory

Maputo — The Export-Import Bank of India has approved a concessional loan of 13 million US dollars to finance the construction of a solar...

The women bringing solar power to Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone - An Indian college has trained 12 Sierra Leonean women to become solar engineers as part of a drive to bring electricity...

South Africa: Energy opportunities on the cards for women

Durban - A number of jobs and business opportunities will arise as government continues to design implementation programmes that favour renewable energy and energy...

Time for Africa to harness smart grid technologies

Sub-Saharan Africa can improve access to electricity services by adapting 'Smart Grid' technologies to suit the region's pressing needs, say energy experts...

FAO’s tool weighs pros and cons of biofuels

Calculating the costs and benefits of investing in biofuels may become easier for policymakers with a guide launched by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization...

Sun-harvesting textiles power remote villages

Portable solar-powered lights that combine nanotechnology with local crafts could help bring electricity to some of the nearly two billion people without access to...

World Bank partners with Morocco and Egypt on innovative projects that use hybrid concentrated...

March 28, 2011 (MMD Newswire) -- The World Bank has partnered with Morocco and Egypt on two innovative projects that use a hybrid...

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