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Africa Renewable Energy Market Intelligence

August, 2017 Edition

Seventh Africa Rift Geothermal Conference (ARGeo C7)

The Government of the Republic of Rwanda will host the Seventh African Rift Geothermal Conference (ARGeo-C7)

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East Africa: Geothermal Potential for Region Exceeds 15,000 MW - Power Africa Report

The geothermal potential for the East Africa region exceeds 15,000 MW, and represents a $40 billion investment opportunity

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Scaling Africa’s solar infrastructure

The sound of diesel generators is an all too common occurrence in many African cities that suffer from regular electricity blackouts.

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Unpacking renewable energy in Africa

The AfDB president, Akinwumi Adesina, describes energy as “the lifeblood of any society and the passport to economic transformation”.

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Solar Sister Bringing Light & Jobs To African Women

Solar Sister brings light and jobs to women, who then bring solar solutions to their communities

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The Role of Carbon Pricing, Taxing & Trading in Emissions Reduction

An infographic on carbon pricing, created ahead of the 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum, 13-14th November

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Hybrid solutions key for Africa’s energy growth

Solar photovoltaic (PV) hybrid technology is fast becoming a cost- and energy efficient solution throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

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2017 Women in Energy Challenge in Uganda winners announced

USADF, in collaboration with partners Power Africa and GE, recently announced the winners of the 2017 Women in Energy Challenge

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AfDB to invest $12billion to boost energy in Africa

AfDB has hinted of plans to invest the sum of $12billion to tackle the perennial energy crisis In Africa.

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"At UN Environment, we have a unique position and opportunity to bring together governments, businesses, scientists, civil society and the public. We can inspire, influence behaviour and policy, and help shape the way forward with good science and knowledgeable experts. But while we have great science, we need to translate that science into a language that everybody can relate to. For example, pollution is one of the main causes of death in the modern world – and by helping improve air quality we can also have a big impact on climate change. In other words, we have to better connect with people so that they can act, and encourage their governments to act. " Erik Solheim, UN Environment Executive Director