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  • La transición energética está avanzando con rapidez y es evidente que las energías renovables variables, solares como eólicas, se convertirán en las fuerzas principales de descarbonización en el secto ...
  • SCALING UP OFF-GRID SOLAR POWER MODEL FOR TRANSFORMING RURAL ENERGY ACCESS IN AFRICA EIB FINANCING TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO ACCESS TO ELECTRICITY FOR 643,000 PEOPLE LOCAL CURRENCY FINANCING TO ACCELERATE ...
  • The agreement was announced today by the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Kigali.   Gridworks is a development and investment platform founded and wh ...
  • “Our vision is to empower 100,000 more ‘Williams’ by aef 2029 to close the gap between population growth and energy access.  The initiatives are there, the need is there, the entrepreneurs are everywh ...
  • Interview with Damilola Agbaje – AIIM Investment Director. AIIM actively manages investments in East, West and Southern Africa and has equity under management of USD 2.0 billion with a track record ex ...
  • Since 1999, the African Energy Forum has led engagements between stakeholders around creating energy on the planet. So much has evolved in those twenty-three years. Alternative energy sources such as ...
  • Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) and sustainability-related matters are undoubtedly now front and centre not only for the extractive and steel industries but for business across all sectors. Th ...
  • While there has been steady progress in the global transition from economies running on fossil fuels to sustainable energy development since the establishment of the UN Framework Convention on Climate ...
  • Africa’s energy future at a crossroad   When it comes to building the future of energy in Africa, the decisions facing the continent’s leaders today are nothing less than of historical importance. Mor ...
  • Africa is home to one-sixth of the global population, yet the continent accounts for less than 6% of global energy consumption and produces only 2% of global emissions.[1] The continent faces a parall ...
  • The world faces a climate emergency. The emissions from power plants already operating or commissioned have exhausted the carbon budget compatible with keeping warming to 1.5 degrees. Meanwhile, Afric ...
  • It’s a fraction that amounts to approximately 100,000 hospitals, clinics, surgeries and pharmacies. And its impacts have been exacerbated by the past year’s battle with COVID-19. Even prior to the pan ...
  • But what about for people? RE projects work best when they are designed to produce not just power but empowerment: jobs, schools, bridges, gender equality, opportunities for youth. COP26 recognized th ...
  • As the world talks about the energy transition, South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), through its IPP Office has recently announced the REIPPPP BW6 Request for Proposals (R ...
  • In the summer of 2014, there was a massive electrical power outage in Egypt. The electricity deficit in Egypt led the country to set a new strategy for electricity—resolving the lack of electricity su ...
  • It was discussed that the solution to the cost problem and the profitability problem in mini and metro-grids is scale. Metro-grids will allow a per unit, per-connection basis that will drive down cost ...
  • Given that there are different pathways for different renewable energies, the financial planning level to help countries meet such climate contributions presents complexities.   Finding access to and ...
  • The electricity demand in Zimbabwe is high as the country continues on a growing path. Currently, 40% of the population has access to electricity, but they all reside in major towns. The country's dai ...
  • In particular, the population of sub-Saharan Africa is projected to double by 2050 (that constitutes a 99% increase) with 60% of the population being under the age of 25. The statistics are worrying a ...