A new report from the United Nations states that onsite renewables can cost-effectively supply refugee communities with low-cost, reliable electricity.
One of the first solar projects in southeast African country Malawi has reached financial close after attracting investment totalling $67m.
Nigerian energy company Rensource has completed a $20m equity financing round which will be used to expand the company’s footprint of micro-utilities across Nigeria, as well as invest in additional technology infrastructure.
The African Development Bank has urged the continent’s nations to stay the course on climate action following the end of talks at COP 25 in Madrid. It comes after the bank agreeing to develop a blueprint for a pan-continental electricity network and market.