Green Energy


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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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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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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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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Spotlight on regional achievements as West African Power Industry Awards finalists are announced

Industry pioneers and projects recognised and celebrated Genesis Energy, Aggreko, GRIDCo, Eko Disco and several innovative renewable projects are just some of the who’s who in the region’s energy industry who have made ...
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Orange and ENGIE pursue their Commitment to the Electrification of Rural Africa

Orange (www.Orange.com) and ENGIE (www.ENGIE.com) have today launched a plan to deploy nearly 1,000 solar kits in Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire and Cameroon. Several villages in rural areas have been identified to participate in ...
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Shoprite Urged to Show Love to Renewable Energy

With the increasing knowledge and quest for a sustainable future for all, environmental activists across the globe have been pushing industries and other business sectors to go green. In April, Greenpeace launched the ...
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“Tesla’s and SolarCity’s launch of multiple styled solar roof tiles is great news”: Midsummer CEO Sven Lindström

Sven Lindström, CEO of solar tech company Midsummer, today says that he finds Tesla’s and SolarCity’s launch of multiple styled solar roof tiles replicating original tile aesthetics very encouraging: “This is great news ...
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Oikocredit supports expansion of home solar in West Africa with PEG Ghana

Financing from Oikocredit, responsAbility and SunFunder will support PEG’s goal of supplying 500,000 households with off-grid energy by 2020 Social investor Oikocredit has teamed up with asset manager responsAbility and solar finance specialist ...
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Bringing Renewable Energy to Businesses in Rural Areas in Africa

Investors have identified opportunities to develop renewable energy in rural areas in several African countries, bringing power to small and medium-size businesses and the communities that surround them. Together with technical partners, consulting ...
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Mobile solar/wind and storage solutions for reducing diesel consumption in the mining industry target Africa

The expert interview-based study shows how solar and wind microgrids meet the power generation requirements of the mineral exploration sector. Mining or mineral exploration is the mining process of finding ores. Due to ...
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