South Africa seeks to boost renewables industry

Pretoria - In a move geared towards reducing the country's carbon footprint, South Africa will launch an ambitious project aimed at boosting the green...

East Cape Solar plant to address power shortages

East London, South Africa - A R10 million solar thermal plate manufacturing plant opened in the Eastern Cape could go a long way in...

Kenya: ‘Here Comes the Sun’ – Dutch Firm Goes Solar

Solar power is becoming a viable energy source throughout many parts of Africa due to the continent's adundant sunlight and the expense saved in...

Samsung Africa launches Solar Powered Internet Schools

Samsung Africa launched its Solar Powered Internet School model at the Samsung Engineering Academy in Boksburg, South Africa on October 25. A world-first; the...

Banana compost could boost crop yields, a study finds

Using old banana trees to make compost may help boost crop yields while cutting down water and fertiliser use, according to an Egyptian...

Solar-charging micro-firms could solve mobile energy gap

Solar-powered charging of mobile phones holds great potential for Africa, and could generate significant income for smallholder entrepreneurs, according to a report. People often...

Report: Africa in 50 Years Time

A new report says African countries could become a dominate force in global trade over the next 50 years. The African Development Bank says...

Djibouti: Solar Powered Community Stations Now Open

Doraleh, Djibouti / Dubai, United Arab Emirates: DP World's programme to develop health and educational capacity along transport corridors in Africa has taken another...

Rwanda: First solar powered school set for launch

The Government and the European Union (EU) Delegation in Rwanda will, today, inaugurate the first school in the country to be powered by solar...

Bonds to Finance Africa’s Biggest Power Plant

Ethiopia plans to offer more bonds to finance Africa’s biggest power plant after selling 7 billion birr ($408 million) of debt domestically over the...

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