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AfDB, Africa Energy Forum launch ‘African Utility of the Future’ competition

– – The African Development Bank (AfDB) and EnergyNet, organisers of the Africa Energy Forum (AEF), have created the ‘African Utility of Future’ competition enabling teams to compete for a USD $5,000 prize. The Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth Complex (PEVP) of AfDB will participate at AEF2020, mainstreaming the concept of: “The African Utility of the Future” – the theme for the 2019 AfDB-APUA CEO Leadership Forum. This is a continuation on the concept of “The Second Wave of Power Sector Reforms” as it relates to the Sustainable Utility…

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Easy Solar reaches 300,000 users in Sierra Leone

Easy Solar, Sierra Leone’s leading provider of accessible and affordable solar products announced today it had reached a new milestone of 300,000 users nationwide. “We are thrilled to be making life easier for so many individuals who do not have access to reliable electricity. No one should have to live in the dark.” said Nthabiseng Mosia, co-founder and Director of Customer Experience at Easy Solar. “Our customers are families and small scale entrepreneurs in urban and rural areas. We believe they should be empowered by electricity, not limited by it.…

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A total of 725 African students have already signed up for the Go Green in the City global business case challenge

Energy: A total of 725 African students have already signed up for the Go Green in the City global business case challenge

 Students from Engineering and Business Schools, Master’s and MBA Programmes in Africa have until 15 February 2014 to sign up for the challenge 

PARIS, France, February 10, 2014/ — Schneider Electric (http://www.schneider-electric.com), the global specialist in energy management, is inviting African students to take part in the Go Green in the City global business case challenge (http://www.gogreeninthecity.com), focusing on innovative energy solutions for the city and open to students from across the globe.

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