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Israeli women — and tech — connect African villages to water, electricity

In places with no electrical power, and thus no means for refrigerating medicine or food, or for turning on the lights in schools, Ya’ari’s organization turned to the solar panels that are a ubiquitous feature of Israeli rooftops. These new … Continue reading

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10 Renewable Energy Projects Changing Lives In Africa

In many African countries a majority of the population do not have access to electricity and only rely on charcoal and wood, which are major environmental pollutants. According to the World Bank, less than 30 percent of people living on … Continue reading

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Africa Far from Sustainable Energy for All, But Showing Signs of Progress

The UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 7) that aims to ensure access to affordable, reliable, modern and sustainable energy for all by 2030. At Africa Energy Indaba 2016, the World Bank shared the most recent evidence of Africa’s progress towards … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Govt urges northern states to utilize solar energy

14 February 2016, Lagos — The Federal Government has charged northern states’ governments to embark on the deployment of solar technology in order to meet the region’s energy needs. The Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Hon. Mustapha … Continue reading

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A solar-powered soccer pitch in Lagos also uses players’ footfall to keep the lights on

Africa is already waking up to the possibilities that renewable energy provides, the African Union has pledged a $20 billion investment over the next decade. In East Africa, pay-as-you-go solar energy services are already proving a mainstream success. In West Africa, … Continue reading

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Biogas, Solution To Nigeria’s Energy Problems?

A Professor of AppliedMicrobiology, Confidence K. Wachukwu says the solution to Nigeria’s teething unreliable energy supply is Biogas, a waste product which is abundant in the country.Professor Wachukwu, who stated this midweek in his inaugural lecture at Rivers State University … Continue reading

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Linking Investors to Renewable Energy Opportunities in Emerging Markets Is Key to COP21 Success

Some of the ingredients for catalyzing clean, renewable energy investments in Asia, Africa and other emerging markets have their own unique nomenclature Sourced through Scoop.it from: ecowatch.com Linking Investors to Renewable Energy Opportunities in Emerging Markets Is Key to COP21 Success See … Continue reading

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