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...

US to support Green projects in Africa

The US government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation (Opic), which supports US project sponsors in emerging markets and has a current portfolio worth $13-billion in...

The possibilities of Wind Power for Africa

The fact that wind power uses no water is good news for this water-stressed continent. 97% of the continent’s total wind farm installations are...

Is Africa ready for safe nuclear power?

As Japan's nuclear accidents send shockwaves round the world, Alex Abutu explores whether Africa is ready to provide safe nuclear power. The disasters that struck...

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