The Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), in collaboration with Germany’s Fraunhofer ISE and Forster Industrietechnik, has launched the PV-SÜD pilot project to create new opportunities for solar power generation on road networks.
- Globeleq reaches financial close on South African renewable plants 11/06/2019
Globeleq, a leading developer, owner and operator of electricity generation in Africa, has finalised the acquisition in South Africa of four renewable generation plants and the asset management company from an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management.
- UN, EDP bring clean energy to Mozambican district 06/06/2019
The United Nations human settlements programme, UN-Habitat, and Portuguese energy company EDP, are constructing a solar energy system to supply clean, renewable energy to 12 classrooms in Namacurra district, in the Zambezia province of Mozambique, some 1,500 km from the capital Maputo.
- Qantas operates world’s first zero waste flight 20/05/2019
Qantas airlines has for the first time in the world operated a zero waste to landfill flight in a trial run between Sydney and Adelaide.
- World Bank in off-grid solar funding for West Africa and Sahel region 24/04/2019
The Board of the World Bank Group recently approved a total of US$224.7 million to help fund the expansion of off-grid access to electricity for populations in 19 countries in West Africa and the Sahel region.