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African Energy Chamber demands an end to energy colonialism

A gas field is seen near Zarzaitine in In Amenas,1,600km (994 miles) southeast of Algiers, Algeria. REUTERS/Louafi Larbi A kettle boiled twice a day by the rich and luxurious family of radical leftist group Extinction Rebellion‘s Chloé Farand in the France, uses five times as much electricity as an entire Malian family uses per year. 900 million Africans rely on… Read More
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The power of renewal – the current status of energy transition in Africa

– – Post-pandemic, new solutions are being implemented to address Africa’s power challenges, which have been hampered by a lack of competitive funding, the dire state of the continent’s utilities infrastructure, and the need for energy policy and legislative reform to boost investment in the sector. Such solutions have had to consider energy transition and the utilization of renewable energy,… Read More
Africa Business World 

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… Read More
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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… Read More

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... Read More