Bertrand Piccard at G7 to push ambitious climate action

The explorer and pilot of Solar Impulse has been selected by the French government as one of the representatives of civil society that will address the G7, calling for brave policies that... Read more »

UNMISS dedicates 300-Watt Solar panel system to Gogrial FM in Kuajok

UNMISS Head of Field Office in Kuajok Anastasie Nyirigira Mukangarambe thanked all partners that supported the project and hoped that the Radio station would make impact A 300-watt solar panel system funded... Read more »

REA inaugurates Nigeria’s first solar hybrid project

By Oke Peter Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has inaugurated the Nigeria’s first 2.8MW solar hybrid power project at Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo in Ebonyi State. The project falls under... Read more »

Saudi Arabia’s Solar City disaster

Despite bullish fundamentals this week that saw over 8 million barrels shaved off US inventories, shrinking OPEC production in July, a force majeure declaration by Libya, and continuing tensions in the Persian... Read more »

‘In a moment of urgency, put energy efficiency first’

Energy efficiency is the most cost-effective way to achieve economic growth, decarbonise economies and meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, write Kim Fausing and Rachel Kyte. As the world increasingly... Read more »

Schneider Electric, partners launch ‘Powering Job Campaign’

Schneider Electric in partnership with PowerForAll and Rockefeller Foundation earlier this week in Abuja launched a campaign to develop human capital towards curbing a widening unemployment gap in the power sector. The... Read more »

Kenya launches Africa’s largest wind power plant, plans to go 100% Green Energy by 2020

Kenya has unveiled Africa’s largest wind power plant with plans to go 100 percent green energy by 2020. President Uhuru Kenyatta disclosed this on at the unveiling ceremony of the wind power... Read more »

Economic disruption: How the energy revolution will affect Nigeria

To understand the implications of the world’s changing energy demands, and the eventual change in geopolitics for Nigeria, we need to understand how our relationships with key economic partners like US, China,... Read more »

Shell Foundation, Rockefeller to support $11bn African mini-grids fund

Plans have been concluded by the continent’s first mini-grid financing facility, Crossboundary Energy Access, to unlock $11 billion in private capital to bring energy to 100 million people in sub-Saharan Africa. Fundraising... Read more »

Nigerian solar energy firm, Arnergy closes $9m Series A round

A Major Milestone for Local Energy Companies Nigerian solar energy company, Arnergy has closed a $9 million Series A round led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures with participation from All On Energy, ElectriFI... Read more »