Africa Embraces an $8 Billion Solar Market For Going Off-Grid

From Kenya and Tanzania to Nigeria and Ivory Coast, off-grid African communities are embracing solar energy. Desperate times call for desperate measures. So Tanzania, where 80 percent of the population has no reliable access to electricity, is...

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Op-Ed: With COVID-19 causing food insecurity, cold storage facilities are more...

Benson Kibiti, Director of Communications at Power for All “At times, the catch is high yet we have nowhere to sell. If the county government revived the cold storage and fish value chain system, the prices of fish would fetch higher prices,”...

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Despite Violence, Somalia Eyes a Clean Energy Future: U.N.

LISBON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Providing clean energy to Somalis, including those uprooted from their homes in the conflict-torn country, could both improve lives there and provide new opportunities for entrepreneurs, the U.N. envoy to...

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Sustainable Energy Efforts Growing in Africa

Lisbon, Portugal – While financing continues to be a major hurdle, momentum in many African countries to advance their energy access goals is clearly a priority. That was the clear takeaway of an all-day SEforALL Africa Workshop – organized...

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Tapping Sustainable Energy in Somalia

Lisbon, Portugal – Somalia’s energy economy is as challenging as you’ll find anywhere. Diesel generators are the country’s biggest power source. Electricity, which is largely non-existent, is prohibitively expensive. Nearly everyone cooks...

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Guled Wiliq Disruptive Renewable Energy is Perfect for Rural Somalia

Guleed Wilik proposed a business idea to help the people of the herd and the farmers, and he has a great deal of creativity. This trader, Guled Wilik, is a Somali scholar and he considered the service of electric power to solar radiation in...

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