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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. NFL charity “Waterboys” brings water to East Africa
    NFL charity “Waterboys” brings water to East Africa 12 Jan 2017

    New England Patriots Defensive End Chris Long founded “Waterboys” to unite NFL players from across the league in order to supply water to East Africa

    Africa,North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  8. Morocco targets 100% renewable energy
    Morocco targets 100% renewable energy 29 Nov 2016

    Host of COP22, Morocco, is amongst a group of 48 countries that have committed to meeting 100 per cent domestic renewable energy production.

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22
  9. Sustainable Innovation Forum leads the way for private sector innovation and spurs action at COP22
    Sustainable Innovation Forum leads the way for private sector innovation and spurs action at COP22 22 Nov 2016

    COP22 side-event brings together influential private and public players who seek to realise the Paris Agreement’s ambitions

    Africa,Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  10. Summary of UN climate talks COP22 in Marrakech
    Summary of UN climate talks COP22 in Marrakech 21 Nov 2016

    Two weeks ago, the UN climate talks – COP22 – started in Marrakech, gathering 200 countries to discuss the implementation of the Paris Agreement

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22

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