Africa's Green Energy Revolution
Africa can become a model for the supply of cost-effective clean and renewable energy without relying on government subsidies.
Solar panels in Tunisia.
Africa 'Needs Better Policies On Renewable Energy'
SciDev.Net, 23 February 2012
Inadequate policies and regulations, rather than a lack of funding, is the main reason for Africa's failure to exploit its huge renewable energy potential, according to Adnan Amin,… Read more »
Firms to Invest U.S.$930 Million in Power
East African, 25 February 2012
Kenyan owned firms have lined up $930 million for the generation of 457 Megawatts of electricity from wind and solar as the country seeks to reduce reliance on the expensive hydro… Read more »
Boost Expertise to Achieve Green Economy, Says UNEP
SciDev.Net, 24 February 2012
The world is facing a major shortage of experts capable of tackling sustainable development challenges that could undermine efforts to achieve a green economy, a top-level advisory… Read more »
Awards for Green Business Excellence
The Herald, 24 February 2012
The relationship between business and the environment continues to be of key importance across the world. Read more »
KwaZulu Natal Shines Spotlight on Green Economy
BuaNews, 23 February 2012
The KwaZulu-Natal government has intensified its drive to become a leading force in the creation of a greener economy. Read more »
The government plans to plug its energy gap by encouraging a major investment in large-scale wind-turbines despite criticism from experts who claim there are better renewable ... Read more »
Rwanda is planning to extract methane which lies beneath the lake and use it to generate electricity, reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Read more »
Rwanda will join its neighbor, Kenya, by investing in geothermal energy development, a consultant at the Energy Water and Sanitation Agency says. Read more »