The new reforestation project on the Plateau of Bateke, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, will be a boon to the local community as it generates vital environmental benefits and presents various social services through an innovative financing scheme.
Electricity is becoming an omnipresent power source, in buildings and industry as well as transport with electric cars. An intelligent power grid is gradually being developed, reaching across national borders and incorporating a constantly growing proportion of renewable energies.
Construction work on the Olkaria 280MW geothermal project has been launched by Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki
India has invited the South African business community to invest in its renewable energy sector
South Africa will receive loans worth US$2bn from the US Export-Import Bank to fund renewable energy projects in the country involving US firms