Simbarashe Mhuriro shortlisted for the “Innovator of the Year” Award

Simbarashe is the founder and Managing Director of Oxygen Africa, a Zimbabwean renewable energy development company Simbarashe is the founder and Managing Director of Oxygen...

Mini Grids Deployment in Sub-Saharan Africa to be Boosted at Nairobi Summit

The 4th Africa Mini Grids Summit 2018 will convene this month on March 21-22 in Nairobi, Kenya. This fourth edition of the Africa-wide conference...

Africa GreenTec installs first solar container in Niger

After the launch of the project in Mali in 2014, the start-up Africa GreenTec has now successfully commissioned its first solar container in the...

Access Power and FMO launch second edition of Solar ‘Shark Tank’ Competition for Innovative...

Submission window opens as Solar Projects Compete for US$ 100,000 Grant to Develop their Projects FMO (www.FMO.nl), the Dutch development bank, and Access Power (www.Access-Power.com),...

Germany backs renewable energy projects in Africa with the launch of RLSF – an...

The facility is designed to provide a viable solution to one of the biggest challenges facing independent power producers (IPPs) operating in Africa. KfW (www.KfW-entwicklungsbank.de),...

ENGIE accelerates its development in the off-grid energy market by joining forces with Fenix,...

ENGIE accelerates its development in the off-grid energy market by joining forces with Fenix, a pioneer in Africa’s Solar Home System market. This investment will...

How Solar Technologies Can Help Emerging Markets Overcome the Kilowatt Divide

"I agree with Elon Musk of Tesla that Africa is going to leapfrog into the power sector with new technologies," says Joseph Inyang, Chief...

Off-grid solar will transform business in Nigeria

Access to power is a major constraint for Nigeria’s SMEs, and thousands are now using the Lumos Mobile Electricity service, which provides customers with...

Unveiling of the Solar Power System Upgrade of ‘Save the Rhino Trust’ (SRT)

The Federal Foreign Office supports the project through the German Embassy within the framework of its micro project fund with a financial assistance worth...

Renewables remain part of SA’s energy mix

Cape Town – Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi says renewable energy is still part of government’s energy mix. The Minister said this when she tabled her...

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