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Eastern Africa Renewable Energy Market Intelligence

May, 2017 Edition

Ethiopia: Gomo Gofa Raises 302 Million Birr for GERD

Residents of Gamo Gofa Zone have collected close to 302 million Birr for the construction of the GERD ...

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Kenya: shows renewables scope to plug Africa’s power supply gaps

Kenya shows renewables scope to plug Africa’s power supply gaps

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Rwanda: Police Week - Over 100 Households Get Solar Energy in Rwamagana

At least 108 households in Gatare Village of Gatare cell in Nyakariro Sector, Rwamagana District

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Seychelles: Fishing community in Seychelles upgrading to solar

The livelihood of a fishing community in a northern district on Seychelles main Island, Mahe, is set to improve

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Tanzania: Households supplied with solar electricity

Arusha — A solar energy firm, Zola Tanzania, intends to extend its services to various parts of the country

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Eritrea: Receives $9 million in EU funding for geothermal exploration work

Under a $200 million funding package by the European Development Fund (EDF), Eritrea receives up to $9 million ...

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Kenya: Financing from Italy Boosts Geothermal Development in Kenya

The Signing Agreement Ceremony between UN Environment and the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation

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UN Environment Partners with Iceland to Boost Geothermal Development in Africa

The Partnership Agreement, officially signed by Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment and Ms Maria Erla Marlesdottir, Director General for MFA-ICEIDA

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East Africa: Siemens Signs Power Deal With Sudan and Uganda

Uganda and Sudan recently signed agreements with Siemens, where the German information and communications technological company

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