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CrossBoundary to invest $16m into mini-grids to light up Tanzania, 2...

CrossBoundary Energy Access (CBEA) recently announced its launch with funding commitments from The Rockefeller Foundation and Ceniarth. The company will initially invest $16 million...

GLAE celebrates 7th anniversary with Uganda’s Kabulasoke solar power park development

Great Lakes Africa Energy (GLAE) a United Kingdom registered, sub-Sahara focused energy solutions provider, is set to celebrate its seventh anniversary today, with yet...

GE to power 40,000 homes with its onshore wind project in...

GE Renewable Energy and GE Energy Financial Services (“GE EFS”) have partnered to provide technology and advisory support for its flagship onshore wind project in...

Innovation: Africa, Bayport partner to bring solar, water solutions to Tanzania

Innovation: Africa (iA), a non-profit organisation, and Bayport Management Ltd, a multinational financial services provider with a strong presence in Tanzania, recently announced that...

World Cup fever goes to remote villages thanks to local solar...

In the village of Sidonge, a remote rural and off-grid community in western Kenya, the main street comes alive at night with locals crowding...

GE commissions hybrid distributed power unit for Digo village

General Electric (GE), the world’s premier Digital Industrial Company, has commissioned a scalable micro grid system powered by a Hybrid Distributed Power unit for...

AzuriTV named ‘Innovative Technology of the Year’ at Africa Utility...

AzuriTV, a home TV pay-as-you-go solar package for off-grid households, developed by Azuri Technologies, was announced winner of the ‘Innovative Technology of the Year’...

CrossBoundary, Rockefeller Foundation partner to launch mini-grid lab for Sub-Saharan Africa

CrossBoundary in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, officially launched the Mini-Grid Innovation Lab. The Lab, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, is the first...

Mini grids deployment in Sub-Saharan Africa to be boosted at Nairobi...

The 4th Africa Mini Grids Summit 2018 will convene this month on March 21-22 in Nairobi, Kenya. This fourth edition of the Africa-wide conference will...

Energy 4 Impact pioneers innovative model for mini-grid development, ownership in...

Energy 4 Impact is pursuing a new approach that involves community members in the development and operation of mini-grids in Rwanda. Under the Sida-funded Scaling...

M-KOPA secures Ksh100million from CDC, FinDev Canada

FinDev Canada is making its first ever investment of Ksh100million (US$10million) into M-KOPAs latest funding round. The round is being led by CDC and also...

EADC to save Ksh 4.5m annually after going green

East Africa Data Centre (EADC) has announced a partnership with Distributed Power Africa (DPA) to install solar panels on its premises; enabling it to...

United Kingdom to support solar energy industry in Uganda

United Kingdom recently announced that it was ready to support Uganda’s solar energy industry through a new partnership between the UK and the UN. the...

AfDB to reach 29.3 million Africans with electricity by 2020

In line with its High 5 development priorities and, in particular, its agenda to Light up and power Africa, the African Development Bank plans...

AfDB achieves 100% investment in green energy Projects in 2017

The African Development Bank announced that it achieved a 100% investment in renewable energy in 2017, a major landmark in its commitment to clean...

Forum for Future Energy East Africa kicks off in Nairobi

Future Energy East Africa, with the official support of the Kenyan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, has kicked off at the Safari Park Hotel...

Azuri credits partner model for strong growth in Kenya

Azuri Technologies, a leading service provider of PayGo solar across sub Saharan Africa, today announced that its unique distribution approach using local partners has...

LG enhances residential solar panels with two new models

The demand for energy in the global grid continues to rise, more and more businesses are switching over to greener forms of energy. Solar energy...

Winners of ‘Women in Energy Challenge’ Uganda announced

The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF), in collaboration with partners Power Africa and GE have announced the winners of the 2017 Women in Energy...
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