We must not jeopardize Africa’s future in the name of fighting Climate Change

Organizations ranging from the World Bank to the European Investment Bank (EIB) have dropped support for African fossil fuel production Pressure is building to phase out fossil fuels in Africa to fight climate change. Organizations ranging [...]

Living Future Collaborative in South Africa

As part of the drive towards a regenerative and net zero built environment, the Living Future Collaborative of South Africa has been officially launched. The organisation held its first series of events, ‘Truth in Action’, in [...]

Togo’s Breaking Ground on West Africa’s Largest Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Project

The Moyamed Bin Zayed Solar PV Complex is West Africa’s largest ongoing solar PV project The African Energy Chamber ( addresses its heartfelt congratulations to the Republic of Togo for breaking ground on its 50MW Mohamed [...]

African Development Fund approves close to $35 million to the Government of Liberia for renewable energy

The ceremony was attended by officials from government, the Rural Renewable Energy Agency (RREA), the National Investment Commission (NIC), development partners and other stakeholders The African Development Fund has approved a $34.74 million grant and loan [...]

South African mining sector wants solar

The Minerals Council South Africa has urged the government to solve the country’s energy crisis by adding more power generation capacity from both distributed and large-scale renewables. Meanwhile, several mining companies operating in South Africa are [...]

Africa’s Mini-Grid Agenda

Improving energy access for the population of Africa is critical to achieving the region’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Energy access is a pivotal catalyst for economic development, improving levels of efficiency which is considered a significant factor [...]

Keynote Speech by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina

  The Department for International Development (DFID) is a key strategic partner of the African Development Bank Good morning everyone! It’s a pleasure to join you at this special side event organized as part of the [...]

This year’s event will have a major focus on the driving factors behind Africa’s energy transition

  2020 highlights African integration across borders throughout the entire energy value chain; AOP 2020 welcomes presidents, ministers, national oil company and utility heads, IPP and renewables executives and more for the fifth edition of Africa’s [...]

Energy Systems and meeco complete 4 solar rooftop projects in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabian renewable energy company Energy Systems and The meeco Group partnered in 2018 in order to support the country’s clean energy approach and equip private as well as commercial customers with sustainable energy solutions. Taking into [...]

Thailand confirms plans to develop a national carbon market

Thailand confirms plans to develop a national carbon market Thailand will start the process of developing the foundations for a national carbon price using World Bank funds, a climate official said, a process which will culminate [...]