Renewables

Landfill gas in Africa – Why is it not reaching its potential?

SNC00438The utilisation of landfill gas for power generation is well established internationally as a method of generating base-load renewable electricity. Other forms of renewables such as wind and solar struggle to generate consistency due to the intermittency of the energy source wind or the sun's rays. The African continent lags massively behind the thousands of megawatts installed globally, with only a handful of megawatts of power generated from landfill gas across the continent

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Fenix International reaches 100,000 pay-to-own solar customers in Uganda

Installing Panel 2

Fenix International has reached 100,000 customers, twice the amount that they had this time 12 months ago

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Niger renewable projects to benefit from IRENA and ADFD funding

IRENA mapAbu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have announced on 14 January that Niger, along with the Marshall Islands, Seychelles and the Solomon Islands, will recieve US$44.5mn in funding to develop local renewable projects

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ENGIE sign agreement for development of renewables in Senegal

Dakar IndependanceENGIE have been selected for the Dakar TER project in partnership with Thales for the design and production of infrastructures and systems, with a contract worth around 225mn euros

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Why you should look out for microgrids in 2017

microgridSteamaCo, market leader in technology for managing off-grid renewable energy networks, is set to build upon its successes in 2016 and deliver energy to many in sub-Saharan Africa who would normally go without 

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