SA saves 575 MW of power during Earth Hour

South Africans saved a total 575 MW of electricity - enough electricity to power a city the size of Polokwane - during Earth Hour...

Hurd: Ethiopia agreement will help us transform Africa’s solar market

International Development Minister Nick Hurd has met leaders from across Africa to discuss the UK’s Energy Africa campaign. Ethiopia is the latest country to back...

Cameroon: Farmers Turn Dung Into Power

Bafut — Starved of electricity but with plentiful methane-rich manure, rural livestock farmers in this heavily agricultural nation have become unlikely heroes and beneficiaries...

South Africa: Energy efficiency innovations on display

Durban - If you are looking for innovations in energy efficiency, the Climate Change Response Expo has got it. South African technologies and those from...

Nigeria Receives Approval for Additional CIF $50 million to Bolster Energy Efficiency and Renewable...

The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) (http://www.afdb.org) has announced an agreement to provide Nigeria with US $50 million to support an African Development Bank-supported program...

Geoengineering could save Earth — or destroy it

DURBAN, South Africa: Brighten clouds with sea water? Spray aerosols high in the stratosphere? Paint roofs white and plant light-colored crops? How about positioning...

President Jacob Zuma Applauds SA’s COP17 Team

Pretoria -  has congratulated the South African delegation at COP17 for their "outstanding achievement" at the recently concluded climate change conference in Durban. Zuma, who...

ACWA Power Khalladi confirms final orders for its Wind Power Project in the North...

Rabat, Morocco - ACWA Power Khalladi has confirmed final orders to suppliers and contractors for the construction of its Wind Power Project in the...
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Algeria: Researchers make bricks from waste, desert sand

By Wagdy Sawahel - SciDev.Net Algerian and Malaysian researchers have designed cheap eco-friendly bricks that can be made from waste materials. Population growth in many urban...

Climate data project seeks to prepare poorer nations

By Puneet Kollipara - SciDev.Net A global initiative to help developing nations prepare for the impacts of climate change will be piloted in Bangladesh, Colombia...

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