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Clean Power Africa to showcase top hydro, solar and wind technology“Today’s World Earth Day reminds us all of our need to commit to protecting our environment and increasing renewable energy projects instead of relying on the more traditional power sources is a great way for countries and companies to start making a difference.” This is according to Emma Sayers, the conference producer of the upcoming Clean Power Africa in Cape Town’s CTICC from 14-15 May.
The event will give an exclusive look at hydro, wind and solar projects and opportunities across the African continent, gathering major stakeholders in the clean power energy generation sector looking at feasible solutions to fulfil Africa’s generation capacity needs.
Hershey Should Increase Funding of Programs to Address Child Labor and Improve Conditions for West African Cocoa Farmers
Deforestation Costing Kenyan Economy Millions of Dollars Each Year and Increasing Water Shortage Risk, UNEP and Kenya Forest Service Report Finds / Services from Kenya’s Water Towers Underpin Many Sectors of Economy
NAIROBI, Kenya, November 5, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Deforestation deprived Kenya’s economy of 5.8 billion shillings ($US 68 million) in 2010 and 6.6 billion shillings in 2009, far outstripping the roughly 1.3 billion shillings injected from forestry and logging each year, according to a joint Kenya Forest Service (KFS) and UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report.
Citi and Credit Suisse Team with SunPower to Provide Financing for up to $325 million of Residential Solar Lease Projects
On the Occasion of UNEP’s 40th Anniversary & the International Year for Sustainable Energy for All Philips Launches Nairobi Pilot Showcasing Solar LED Street Lighting as part of En.lighten Partnership Philips’ first project in East Africa with Potential to Generate Up to 100 % Energy Savings
West African Nation Joins Conversation on Pathway to Safer, Equitable and Cleaner Environment