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  • World Bank in off-grid solar funding for West Africa and Sahel region April 24, 2019 World Bank in off-grid solar funding for West Africa and Sahel regionThe 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.
  • GE Renewable Energy to provide turbines for French offshore wind farm April 18, 2019 GE Renewable Energy to provide turbines for French offshore wind farmGE Renewable Energy announced on 16 April 2019 that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Eolien Maritime France (EMF) confirming its commitment to provide and service Haliade 150-6MW turbines to the first French EMF offshore wind farm yet to be cleared of any legal recourse.
  • Innovative solar technology wins at Edison Awards April 9, 2019 Innovative solar technology wins at Edison Awards USA – Arrow Electronics and We Care Solar, a not for profit organisation, won the 2019 Edison Award for Social Innovation for their Solar Suitcase 3.0, a portable and durable power system that provides sustainable energy for around-the-clock, effective obstetric care in remote and off-grid maternal health facilities around the world. The Solar Suitcase, developed by ...
  • German-African Energy Forum Boosts Africa’s Energy Sector April 2, 2019 German-African Energy Forum Boosts Africa’s Energy SectorThe African Energy Chamber has hailed the German Government and the African-German Business Association (Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft) on the success of the 13th German-African Energy Forum that took place in Hamburg on March 27 and 28, under the theme “Realizing & Financing Africa’s Energy Revolution”.
  • UK aid to give clean energy boost to Kenya March 20, 2019 UK aid to give clean energy boost to KenyaThe 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.