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Green business awards launched in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe anticipates to ignite its green economic revolution with the recent launch of the green business awards expected to be presented to outstanding winners in November 2013, according to Sebastian Zuze, Chairman of the awards. The awards recently launched in Harare under the theme:Greening the economy for sustainable national prosperity are an initiative of Xhib-it Events company and are meant to celebrate excellence in green practice,strategy and products, complimenting the Ministry of Environment’s efforts on greening the economy.They seek to recognize the most innovative,ambitious and effective initiatives by Zimbabwean business and individuals for achieving environmental sustainability and implementing smart business practice.

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New technology for harvesting energy from low velocity ocean and tidal currents multiplies the potential for marine energy

by Anders Jansson, CEO, Minesto

Anders Jansson is co-founder and CEO of Minesto, an energy technology company in the field of marine energy, with a patented and proven technology (Deep Green) to harvest energy from low velocity tidal and ocean currents. He has eight years of experience from developing and commercialising marine energy technology, both as an entrepreneur and business leader with a background from Chalmers University of Technology. See http://www.minesto.com/.

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Clean Power Africa to Showcase Successful Renewable Projects

Clean Power Africa will give an exclusive look at hydro, wind and solar projects and opportunities across the African continent in Cape Town in May.

 

Cape Town, South Africa, March 10, 2013 –(PR.com)– There is undoubtedly awareness among South Africans that renewable energy is the way to go. But how feasible is it for the ordinary householder to switch to new, greener technology?

“In a country such as South Africa where solar energy is abundant, the sustainability of its usage through solar geysers and solar panels is unquestioned,” says Dr Roula Inglesi-Lotz, senior lecturer at the Department of Economics of the University of Pretoria and headline speaker at the upcoming Clean Power Africa conference and exhibition from 14-15 May in Cape Town.

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Green energy efficient power solutions needed to reach the Next Billion mobile phone users – will ‘save the planet’ as well

by David King, CEO, Flexenclosure

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MEC Qedani Mahlangu to Officially Open the Africa Energy Indaba 2013 Exhibition

The Gauteng MEC for Infrastructure Development, Qedani Mahlangu will officially open the exhibition of the 5th annual Africa Energy Indaba on 19th February 2013 at the Sandton Convention Centre.  The exhibition will be showcasing the latest technologies and vast opportunities in Africa’s energy sector. The opening of the exhibition by the MEC reinforces the Department of Infrastructure Development’s (DID) commitment to a greener economy.

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VIASPACE Signs Project Agreement and Growing Giant King Grass in South Africa

WALNUT, Calif., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced that it has signed a project agreement and received initial funding from Selectra CC of Johannesburg South Africa. VIASPACE CEO Dr. Carl Kukkonen delivered Giant King™ Grass (GKG) to South Africa, supervised the first planting, and held business meetings with Selectra and their partners.

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Study asks Government of South Africa to legislate Alternative Energy policy, but not coal and nuclear

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

A radical green energy plan can not be ignored by all stakeholders of society, an energy study declares.

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EAWC Technologies Delivers the Comprehensive Solution for Water and Energy Scarcity – Innovative new technologies will provide clean drinking water and alternative energy solutions on a worldwide basis

MIAMI, Dec., 2012 /PRNewswire via African Press Organization (APO)/ — EAWC Technologies, a leader in innovation in the clean water and alternative energy sectors, announced its comprehensive range of solutions designed to mitigate the growing scarcity of clean drinking water and renewable energy sources. EAWC offers solar-powered water purification systems designed to provide potable water in areas affected by disasters or in regions of the world where water shortages are already present. The water produced using EAWC’s proprietary methods meets the stringent quality standards of the World Health Organization and other major water testing organizations, making these methods a viable choice throughout the world. More information about the processes used can be found at the company’s website at EAWC Technologies.

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China to Emerge as the World’s Largest Market for Green Energy Transit Buses, Projects Frost & Sullivan

Governments’ commitment toward green energy fuels hybrid and electric powered vehicles market

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Global Solar Panels Market to Grow at the Rate of 15.3 Percent Till 2015

 

NEW YORK, LONDON, BERLIN, PARIS, August 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —

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Frost & Sullivan: New Wind of Innovation Will Lift the Cleantech Market

 

LONDON, Aug. , 2012 /PRNewswire/ — After a healthy rebound in 2010 when the new investment in renewables grew by 30 percent, 2011 and beginning of 2012 were marred by waves of bad news: bankruptcies, profit warnings, staff layoffs . Furthermore, global cleantech indices showed a downward trend. However, despite a short-term slowdown in demand and challenging conditions in financing projects, Frost & Sullivan believes that the long-term outlook for cleantech is positive.

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Clean Power Africa. Conference & Expo 2012

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Energy Trends in Africa: Will Africa be the Global Green Energy Leader?

 

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — With the latest supply of power grids, power generation efficiency and movement toward energy-efficient buildings, Africa is at the brink of a green energy revolution – or is it really? The Frost & Sullivan Energy and Power Systems business unit will be hosting a complimentary web conference that will be contextualising the direction and scale of energy investment in Africa. The web conference will take place on 10 July 2012, at 15:00 CAT (14:00 BST).

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Bharti Airtel to strengthen investments in Malawi

By Chancy Namadzunda

Manoj Kohli, Chief Executive Officer (International) and Joint Managing Director of Bharti Airtel paid a courtesy call on Her Excellency the President of the Republic of Malawi, Joyce Banda, to update on the telecommunication company’s investments in Malawi.

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W2 Energy Through Its European JV Partner W2H Luxembourg Holdings SA And EGM World LLC Sign Agreement For Joint Venture With BCL Limited

Joint Venture To Develop The Petrochemical Industry In Botswana For African Market

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Renewable Energy World Africa 2012 launches Website

Renewable Energy World Africa 2012 launches Website and announces new Sponsor

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AUO’s US-Made Solar Solutions Ready, with 9 MW Solar Power Project in Pennsylvania School District Successfully Acquired

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ — AU Optronics (“AUO” or the “Company”) (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO), the global leading display and solar solutions provider, today announced that it is ready to provide its customers with US-made solar solutions. The progress enriches AUO’s global solar module capacity to span across Europe, America, and Asia. It also makes AUO one of the few international suppliers capable of offering US-made solar solutions. Further development in the US market has been marked by the acquisition of a 9 MW Solar Power Project in the Pennsylvania School District, which will be the largest solar power plant in Pennsylvania as well as one of the largest school district projects nationwide. AUO will continue to provide top-notch customized solar solutions to the U.S. customers.

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