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Sierra Leone clinics receive free power from UK funded minigrids

A solar minigrid project is delivering far-reaching health and socio-economic benefits in rural Sierra Leone following a $1.25 million loan from REPP, funded by the UK government.

EU electricity on fast-track to carbon neutrality – Eurelectric

Nine policy measures can put Europe’s economy on a steady path to net-zero, highlights Eurelectric’s Power Barometer 2021.

National policies to overcome energy poverty in Ethiopia

A groundbreaking report released by Energise Africa and Power for All identifies the major policy and financial barriers to investment in Ethiopia’s off-grid solar market.

‘Hydrogen hype threatens to delay clean energy transition’ says report

The latest wave of hype masks the fact that most hydrogen production today pollutes communities and drives climate breakdown.

Botswana’s renewables resources present big opportunities

Significant renewable energy potential presents opportunities for Botswana to enhance energy security and increase access to modern energy services.

Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill promises big change for US energy sector

A group of senators has released a $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework designed to make transformational investments in energy, transport, clean water and broadband infrastructure.

Innovative financing secures 28 new minigrids in Nigeria

A developer has secured financing to establish 28 distributed renewable energy systems with the aim to connect 55,000 people to electricity in rural areas.
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Africa’s off-grid solar market blocked by investment challenges – EIB

With the lack of funding hindering the rollout of off-grid solar projects to address energy poverty in Africa, EIB highlights how this can be addressed.

Rolls-Royce targets Africa’s renewables market with Berlin investment

Rolls-Royce to expand its presence within the Sub-Saharan renewable energy market by investing in Berlin-based startup Kowry Energy GmbH.

Utility and developer team up on minigrid pilot in Nigeria

Successful deployment of Nigeria's first rural commercial undergrid minigrid shows power developers need not be seen as competition to utilities.