Hydrogen cars struggle to compete with electric vehicles

By Vanand Meliksetian The electrification of most industrialized societies has taken off in a big way. In the EU and China government support such as regulations and subsidies are pushing automakers towards... Read more »

Shell outlines first short-term carbon emission

By Tsvetana Paraskova Royal Dutch Shell has set its first-ever short-term goals to cut the carbon footprint of its operations and product sales as the oil and gas industry is under intense... Read more »

AfDB pledges $25bn to climate finance

By Oke Peter The African Development Bank (AfDB) will double its climate finance commitment for the period 2020-2025, the Bank’s President, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina announced Thursday. He said the Bank would commit... Read more »

SWITCH to Green initiatives show how to build sustainable societies

United Nations Environment and the European Union (EU) came together at UN Environment in Nairobi, Kenya today to share insights on SWITCH to Green — a major global initiative that supports governments... Read more »

We must drastically reduce our climate-warming emissions —President, Fourth UN Environment Assembly, Siim Kiisler

Being a text of an address by Mr. Siim Kiisler, President of the fourth UN Environment Assembly and Ms. Joyce Msuya, Acting Executive Director of UN Environment at the opening plenary of... Read more »

European backing for €142 million Gambia renewable energy programme

Access to clean energy in the Gambia is set to be transformed under a new €142 million initiative to harness solar power and supply clean energy across the country, backed by the... Read more »

Nigeria to benefit from Azuri technologies £2.5m solar in Africa project

Azuri Technologies, a leader in pay-as-you-go solar in Africa and crowdfunding platform, Energise Africa yesterday announced the latest phase of debt financing from United Kingdom (UK) impact investors to deliver affordable, clean... Read more »

ENGIE begins Kathu 100 MW Concentrated Solar Plant in South Africa

ENGIE has announced that a commercial operation was achieved on 30 January, 2019 for the 100 MW Kathu Solar Park in South Africa. This state of the art plant is a greenfield... Read more »

FirstBank, Azuri partner to provide reliable power, deepen financial inclusion in Nigeria

By Alfred Akuki First Bank of Nigeria Limited and Azuri Technologies, a leader in pay-as-you-go solar technology, today announced a unique partnership that will help deepen financial inclusion in Nigeria while bringing... Read more »

France to double renewables capacity under 10-year energy plan

France plans to double its renewable energy capacity with a system of regular tenders under a draft 10-year energy strategy plan published on Friday. According to Reuters, the so-called PPE plan, which... Read more »