Posted on :Monday , 6th September 2021
Friends of the Earth Africa has launched 'A Just Recovery Renewable Energy Plan for Africa' which offers a practical and much-needed opportunity to change the trajectory of energy development, distribution, and access on the African continent. The report stresses the urgency to democratize energy systems, reduce the power of transnational corporations and enable peoples and communities to acces. . .
Posted on :Thursday , 12th August 2021
To persuade consumers to switch to clean energy, more than only high-efficiency, low-cost goods are required.
Illumination Africa, a joint IFC and World Bank initiative, has launched an education campaign aimed at companies and nine million people in rural Kenya to encourage them to switch from fuel-based to solar lighting.
Around 80% of Kenya's population is off-grid, or. . .
Posted on :Wednesday , 7th July 2021
The African Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) has launched a $1.2 million Innovation Fund to unlock the potential of renewable energy to create new business opportunities.
Businesses and entrepreneurs in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe can apply for funding. The fund is aimed at strengthening market readiness of emerging innovations, as well as secur. . .
Posted on :Monday , 10th May 2021
The Rural and Renewable Energy Corporation (Rerec) is working with county governments to expand electricity coverage in rural areas throughout the country.
The company has stated that it would match county government expenditures in lighting their respective areas.
Rerec, tasked with expanding electricity coverage in rural Kenya and increasing renewable energy use, announced that . . .
Posted on :Monday , 2nd November 2020
Sun Solutions provider d.light Solar has developed a new outlet in Nairobi, Kenyaâ€™s capital, with the goal of growing customer response time during the coronavirus pandemic era. As per the firm, the 500-capacity centre will host its customer service team to boost customer experience and ensure business continuity amid the health crisis.
â€œIt is extrem. . .