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Off-grid renewable energy solutions can provide an estimated 60 percent of the additional generation needed to achieve universal access to reliable electricity sources, according...

Chinese innovation boosts African environmental leadership in multi-million dollar south-south partnership

Hundreds trained in cost-saving sustainable land management, rainwater harvesting and dryland agriculture in major China-Africa initiative. Who: Chen Linhao, Deputy Director General, Department of International...

Movie Stars, UNIC Lagos take Climate Change Message to the Grassroots

Led by the President of TGMAN, the veteran actor, Ambassador Saidi Balogun, and the National Information Officer of UNIC Lagos, Mr Oluseyi Soremekun, the...

West African solar project gets EUR 23m EIB backing

The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide EUR 23 million (15 billion CFA) to support investment in one of the largest photovoltaic power...

SA: Northern Cape goes green

By- SAnews.gov.za Environmental Affairs Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson on Thursday launched environmental protection and infrastructure programmes in Ga-Segonyana Local Municipality in the Northern Cape. Speaking...

Green Accord to create 300 000 jobs

Cape Town - Government and its key partners, such as labour and business, have signed an all-comprehensive Accord geared to create 300 000 jobs...

Challenges and Opportunities in Egypt’s Industrial Sector

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy:  Challenges and Opportunities in Egypt’s Industrial Sector. In the context of the 2011 Celebration of the Africa Industrialization Day under...

Reality check for ‘miracle’ biofuel crop

The hardy jatropha tree as a biofuel source may not be the panacea for smallholders that some have claimed, say Miyuki Iiyama and James Onchieku. It...

Zayed Future Energy Prize Seeks to Enhance Submissions from African Clean Energy Sector for...

Participates at African Utility Week in Cape Town, South Africa. As part of its outreach campaign to increase the number and quality of submissions...

Biowaste briquettes fuel drive to save trees

Banana stems, maize and other crop waste will be turned into charcoal briquettes in Uganda in an effort to reduce the number of...

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