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  1. Renewable electricity to surpass energy demand in Africa by 2030
    Renewable electricity to surpass energy demand in Africa by 2030 6 Apr 2017

    Africa’s vast potential for renewable energy could outstrip the continent’s projected electricity demand in 2030, according to new research

    Africa,Sustainable Energy
  2. Facebook and Microsoft launch initiative to fund renewable microgrids
    Facebook and Microsoft launch initiative to fund renewable microgrids 5 Apr 2017

    Facebook and Microsoft have partnered with investment firm Allotrope Partners and more than a dozen implementing partners and observers to develop an innovative facility to finance energy access projects in India, Indonesia and East Africa

    Africa,Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  3. Algeria is set to launch a solar tender for 4 GW
    Algeria is set to launch a solar tender for 4 GW 30 Mar 2017

    The Algerian government is set to launch a tender for the construction of large-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totalling 4 gigawatts (GW)

    Africa,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  4. Kenya places a complete ban on plastic bags
    Kenya places a complete ban on plastic bags 16 Mar 2017

    The Government of Kenya has announced a ban on the use, manufacture and import of all plastic bags which will come into force in six months

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy
  5. Tunisia to invest $1 billion in renewables in 2017
    Tunisia to invest $1 billion in renewables in 2017 13 Mar 2017

    The Tunisian government has recently announced it plans to invest $1 billion towards the installation of 1,000 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy in 2017

    Africa,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  6. Renewables in Africa and Asia secure $50 million private investment
    Renewables in Africa and Asia secure $50 million private investment 9 Mar 2017

    Five new private companies committed to invest $50 million towards bringing renewable energy to sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

    Africa,Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  7. EU dedicates €300 Million to 19 African renewable energy projects
    EU dedicates €300 Million to 19 African renewable energy projects 8 Mar 2017

    As part of the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative, the European Commission will dedicate €300 million ($316 million) for the development of 19 new renewable energy projects in Africa

    Africa,Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  8. Solar microgrids to power 10,000 Nigerian homes
    Solar microgrids to power 10,000 Nigerian homes 3 Mar 2017

    Two companies from Nigeria and the U.S. have partnered to supply 25 communities across Nigeria with solar power, using local microgrids

    Africa,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  9. Zimbabwe’s largest solar power plant installed by the meeco Group
    Zimbabwe’s largest solar power plant installed by the meeco Group 28 Feb 2017

    Swiss-based clean energy provider the meeco Group has installed the largest solar power plant in Zimbabwe

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  10. MENA region forecasts over 5.7 GW of solar
    MENA region forecasts over 5.7 GW of solar 24 Feb 2017

    The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have more than 5.7 gigawatts (GW) of solar energy capacity in the pipeline, according to new report

    Africa,Middle East,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2016-17

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the 10th anniversary edition of the official Climate Action report for COP22, Marrakech, Morocco.

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