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  1. New renewable energy technology training centre to open in Tanzania
    New renewable energy technology training centre to open in Tanzania 5 Jun 2017

    The government of the Republic of Korea has unveiled plans to open a training centre for renewable energy technology in Arusha, Tanzania, in a bid to increase energy access in rural areas

    Africa,Sustainable Energy
  2. Tunisia to allocate 210 MW of wind and solar capacity
    Tunisia to allocate 210 MW of wind and solar capacity 1 Jun 2017

    Tunisia’s Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energies has launched a tender for 210 megawatts (MW) of wind and solar capacity, with the auction including both small-scale and utility-scale solar power projects

    Africa,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  3. Africa’s largest wind farm to offset 900,000 tonnes of CO2 annually
    Africa’s largest wind farm to offset 900,000 tonnes of CO2 annually 31 May 2017

    Tarfaya on the southwestern coast of Morocco is home to Africa’s largest onshore wind farm with a capacity of 300 megawatts (MW) – enough energy to power 1.5 million homes

    Africa,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. Ghana supports efforts to end marine pollution
    Ghana supports efforts to end marine pollution 25 May 2017

    Ghana has become the latest nation to join the fight against marine pollution, committing to give the issue priority attention, the country’s Minister of Transport said

    Africa,Policy
  5. $890m EU package to help 79 developing nations combat climate change
    $890m EU package to help 79 developing nations combat climate change 18 May 2017

    The European Union (EU) will support 79 developing nations in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP) with a €8 million ($891m) to implement a global deal to combat climate change

    Africa,Oceania,Europe,North America,South America,Finance,COP 23
  6. Egypt to invest billions in renewable energy plan
    Egypt to invest billions in renewable energy plan 16 May 2017

    The Egyptian government is investing billions of dollars into new renewable energy projects in order to facilitate the development wind and solar power plants across the country

    Africa,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  7. World Bank approves $32.80 million project to improve livelihoods in Zambia
    World Bank approves $32.80 million project to improve livelihoods in Zambia 10 May 2017

    A $32.80 million grant has been approved by the World Bank's Board of Executive Directors which will help improve livelihoods in the Eastern Province of Zambia

    Africa,Finance,Agriculture
  8. Energy and investment potential in Africa revealed by new Atlas
    Energy and investment potential in Africa revealed by new Atlas 5 May 2017

    The new Atlas charts data from 54 countries, and shows the energy potential of Africa and opportunities for investment to meet the continent’s energy needs

    Africa,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  9. 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
  10. 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

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