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08Mar
Africa Needs Access to Electricity to Develop: Songwe

Africa Needs Access to Electricity to Develop: Songwe

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa’s Executive Secretary, Ms Vera Songwe, has pointed out that Africa, where nearly 600 million or 48% of the population still lack access to electricity, will not fully develop if its people continue to live without electricity.

13Dec
GCF Approves US$110 Million of AfDB Green Projects

GCF Approves US$110 Million of AfDB Green Projects

The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) recently approved funding for three proposals from the African Development Bank (AfDB). The projects all together worth over US$110 million were approved at the GCF’s 21st Board Meeting held in October 2018 in Manama, Bahrain.

28Jan
Morocco Flights 200 MW Solar PV Tenders

Morocco Flights 200 MW Solar PV Tenders

Moroccan state-owned utility Office National de l’Electricité (ONE) has commenced a pre-qualification process to choose EPC contractors for some 200MW solar projects.

20Mar
UK aid to give clean energy boost to Kenya

UK aid to give clean energy boost to Kenya

The UK Government, through InfraCo Africa, a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, is investing Ksh. 220 million (US$2.2m) in the development of two solar plants in rural Kenya.

20Mar
UK aid to give clean energy boost to Kenya

UK aid to give clean energy boost to Kenya

The UK Government, through InfraCo Africa, a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, is investing Ksh. 220 million (US$2.2m) in the development of two solar plants in rural Kenya.

06Mar
Qantas Group in Bid to Cut Waste to Landfill

Qantas Group in Bid to Cut Waste to Landfill

In the most ambitious waste reduction goal by any major airline globally, The Qantas Group of airlines recently made an announcement of plans to cut its amount of waste to landfill by 75 percent by end of 2021.