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Africa Renewable Energy Market Intelligence

July, 2017 Edition

Africa: Funding for Geothermal Development Provided by African Union

AU mobilizes fund to boost Africa’s geothermal energy development in the region

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Japan gifts $6bn to African power projects

The Japanese government has announced an agreement with the African Development Bank (AfDB)

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Focus on Africa taken forward at Hamburg G20 summit

The world’s 20 biggest economic powers on Thursday gathered in the German port city of Hamburg for a two-day summit

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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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AfDB, Japan to launch Japan-Africa Energy Initiative

The Government of Japan and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed a Letter of Intent to launch ...

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Multi-billion dollar Africa-India partnership aims to eradicate energy poverty

Pieces are falling into place for an important collaboration between India and Africa to end energy poverty.

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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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Africa’s energy funding costs, capital access, risk profile under the spotlight

Aligning power generation and distribution projects with the host country and government’s mandate is a step forward

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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