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Electricity: A Cash Cow or an Economy Enabler?

Posted on May 11th, 2013 · Posted in renewable energy

Renewable Energy is cheaper than all other forms of energy, especially when subsidies are removed from oil, gas, etc. The main problem: Coal and Oil is SO EXPENSIVE that it.. read more

Nigeria receives $50m to boost energy efficiency, renewable energy use

Posted on February 23rd, 2013 · Posted in nigeria, renewable energy

Nigeria would receive $50-million in financial support from the Climate Investment Fund (CIF) to stimulate alternative and efficient ways of generating electricity and reduce dependence on energy sources that contribute.. read more

Sierra Leone awards off-grid solar PV project contracts

Posted on February 9th, 2013 · Posted in Photovoltaic system, renewable energy, Sierra Leone, solar power

Laos-based Sunlabob Renewable Energy on Friday announced it has been awarded two contracts for the design, supply, installation and training of locals for 13 turnkey solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants.. read more

Solar Energy in Tunisia

Posted on December 3rd, 2012 · Posted in renewable energy, solar energy, Tunisia

Tunisia is an energy-dependent country with modest oil and gas reserves. Around 98 percent of the total energy is produced by natural gas and oil. According to the International Energy.. read more

East Africa’s renewables market poised for growth – report

Posted on November 15th, 2012 · Posted in Kenya, renewable energy, rwanda, Tanzania, uganda

Strong economic growth in East Africa, which is driving demand for electricity, both on- and off-grid, could also stimulate the territory’s renewable-energy market, new analysis by growth consulting firm Frost.. read more

Lighting and connecting Kenyan schools

Posted on October 19th, 2012 · Posted in Kenya, renewable energy

The Maasai Mara is not all luxury safari lodges and lions, it is home to communities which have seen little benefit from the influx of tourism over the past 30.. read more

Prize for electricity generation in Senegal village

Posted on October 18th, 2012 · Posted in renewable energy, senegal

18 October 2012 – The municipal utility of Mainz (Stadtwerke Mainz AG) and DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft, received a special award for the profitable electricity generation from renewable.. read more

Nigeria FG committed to investing in renewable energy

Posted on October 8th, 2012 · Posted in Niger Delta, nigeria, renewable energy

By Oscarline Onwuemenyi…as Ukraine seeks investment in power generation in NigeriaThe Federal Government said it was very committed to investing in the development of renewable energy as alternative source of.. read more

Unlocking Africa’s Renewable Energy Potential

Posted on October 5th, 2012 · Posted in Photovoltaic system, renewable energy, Renewable energy in Africa

By Mark Hankins, Mathias Gustavsson and Federico Hinrichs 02 October 2012  With the right stimuli, delivered through a multi-pronged strategy, renewables will take off in sub-Saharan Africa. Like blind men describing.. read more

GVEP partners with Sida to manage a USD7 million programme focusing on energy businesses in East Africa

Posted on October 2nd, 2012 · Posted in Kenya, renewable energy, rwanda, Tanzania, uganda

GVEP has just reached agreement with Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, to manage the CARE2 project, a USD7million programme to improve capital access in the renewable energy markets,.. read more

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