Green Energy


GHANA: Active Citizen Discuss “Ban on Plastics”

A number of active citizens from all parts of Ghana gather to discuss whether the country should place a complete ban on plastic bags. In Mid-2015, the government of Ghana intended to place ...
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Scatec Solar Project in Jigawa State – Nigeria, attracts USD 150 million investment

Nigeria, one of the largest economies in Africa, is continue to face challenges with energy access and power supply. As the country gears towards increasing employment by providing jobs, and strengthening the economy ...
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/ / Africa ECO, Nigeria News

Crowding the private sector into Africa’s climate action

The global community for climate action was spooked by the November 8 election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States. The US President-elect had earned the sobriquet of “climate ...
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/ / Africa ECO, Mag, Nigeria News

UK DFID Signs Energy Compact Agreement To Alleviate Energy Poverty In Uganda

Last week, the UK DFID committed to support Uganda in its quest to access clean, reliable, and affordable energy. The agreement which was signed and termed as the Energy Compact is geared towards ...
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/ / Africa ECO, Uganda News

Project for solar-powered electric boat transport in the Middle East and North Africa receives US$1 million UN Energy Grant

The project “Solar Fuelled Electric Maritime Mobility” by SINTEF, an independent non-profit research institute based in Norway, seeks to demonstrate the feasibility and the social, economic and environmental benefits of solar-fuelled electric boat ...
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/ / Africa ECO, Tunisia News

East Africa’s Largest Solar Plant Starts Operations

Made up of 32,680 photovoltaic panels, the new 10 megawatt facility is the country’s first grid-connected solar plant and will generate clean, low-carbon, sustainable electricity to 40,000 homes, schools and businesses in the ...
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/ / Africa ECO, Uganda News

Inner Dimesions of Climate Change Unveiled by GPIW during COP22

Every year parties of the UNFCCC meet to dialogue on several protocols regarding climate change and carbon reduction. This year, a new noesis of climate action was unveiled by the Global Peace Initiative ...
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UAE undergoing major energy changes to face the future

The retrofitting of existing buildings to greener standards is widely recognized as a key step in the sustainable development of a nation’s economy. The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has set the goal ...
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/ / Africa ECO, Events

Solar and renewable energy trends in 2017

as seen by Sven Lindström, CEO, Midsummer The solar and renewable energy industries are constantly evolving – and sometimes changing abruptly – and this will continue in the new year that is soon ...
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/ / Africa ECO

Tesvolt and Africa Green Tec to provide solar power to 250,000 Malians

Mobile solar containers with battery storage systems reduce energy costs by over 75% The German firm Tesvolt, which manufactures commercial storage systems, has entered into an exclusive cooperation agreement with the start-up Africa ...
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/ / Africa ECO, Mali News

PI Berlin and IRESEN join forces to promote PV in Morocco

Dr. Paul Grunow, Co-founder and Board Member of the Photovoltaik Institut Berlin (PI Berlin) and Mr. Badr Ikken, General Director of l’Institut de Recherche en Energie Solaire et Energies Nouvelles (IRESEN) signed a ...
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/ / Africa ECO, Morocco News

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