International News

Innovative Financing Solutions in an Ever-Changing Energy Landscape

The world is rapidly moving towards sustainable sources of energy and renewable energy is at the forefront of this evolution. The demand for renewable energy technologies has skyrocketed globally. Africa’s abundant renewable energy resources including hydro, [...]

The African Renewable Energy Revolution

Africa’s abundant clean energy resources, coupled with new investments in renewable energy technologies, have spearheaded Africa into a clean energy revolution. As reported by the International Energy Agency (IEA), renewable energy is believed to constitute approximately [...]

British Prime Minister, African Leaders urge Investors to accelerate Economic Role

The UK-Africa Investment Summit, the first of its kind hosted by the UK Government, was attended by the foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, the international development secretary, Alok Sharma, and Prince Harry UK companies must leap at [...]

Siemens collaboration with Uganda is progressing positively

Siemens has made positive strides in collaboration with the Ugandan government and key stakeholders to identify opportunities to support some of the country’s immediate and long-term energy and infrastructure ambitions. Speaking today on the opening panel at Future [...]

Sri Lanka on track to achieve 100% renewable energy

Sri Lanka can meet its current and future electricity demand by judicial use of renewable energy by 2050, according to a joint study by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Asian Development Bank (ADB). The report, titled Assessment [...]

Off-grid solar will transform business in Nigeria

The people behind one of the fastest growing off-grid solar companies in Africa have said that the mobile solar revolution will transform Nigeria’s small-business economy. Access to power is a major constraint for Nigeria’s SMEs, and [...]

Accelerate the UN 2030 goals in order that all can benefit

Peyton Fleming, senior director Ceres is very positive about the future. Here is what he recommends we need to accelerate the global UN 2030 goals I’m an optimist by nature, so when I see a new [...]

Green Building Council Kenya established

The Green Building Council South Africa (Gbcsa) on Wednesday announced the establishment of Kenyan Green Building Society (Kgbs), a move that will bring the commercial and industrial property industry in line with global environmental practice in [...]

Largest solar energy plant in Zimbabwe installed by Mecco

Many companies in Africa are struggling with electricity scarcity, power cuts and the reliance on diesel generators. The current installation of the so far largest solar energy plant in Zimbabwe with a total capacity of 216 [...]

Large opportunity in sub-Saharan Africa for green energy

There’s huge room for green energy improvement across the world, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa. That’s according to the Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy (RISE) report from the World Bank, which grades 111 countries in three areas: energy access, energy efficiency [...]