East Africa

  • Solar Energy to Power Humanitarian Hub in South Sudan Solar Energy to Power Humanitarian Hub in South SudanScatec Solar a Norwegian company is set to help the International Organization for Migration (IOM) harness solar energy to power a substantial part of its on-going joint humanitarian operations in Malakal, South Sudan, in the first quarter of 2020.
  • Greenpeace targets Nestlé’s Kenya factory Greenpeace targets Nestlé’s Kenya factoryGreenpeace Africa (https://www.Greenpeace.org/africa) activists and volunteers recently delivered a “Plastic Monster” effigy to the Nestlé factory servicing Kenya and other East African countries calling on the multinational corporation to end its reliance on single-use plastic.
  • Africa Needs Access to Electricity to Develop: Songwe Africa Needs Access to Electricity to Develop: SongweUnited 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.
  • GE Units Partner in 100MW Kenyan Wind Power Project GE Units Partner in 100MW Kenyan Wind Power ProjectGE Energy Financial Services has partnered with GE Renewable Energy to deliver a 100MW wind power project in Kenya. The two GE units have teamed up to provide technology and advisory support for GE’s flagship onshore wind project in Sub-Sahara Africa.
  • Kenya Leading Africa in Finding Climate Change Solutions Kenya Leading Africa in Finding Climate Change SolutionsKenya was recently lauded for leading Africa in trying to find solutions to threats posed by climate change through policy development, devolution and establishment of the Climate Change Council, among other initiatives.