Solar Achievements in Africa: People Installing Solar Panels

2017 and Recent African Solar Achievements

As the year 2017 draws to an end, it is imperative that Africa should measure its clean energy access achievements, re-evaluate its strategies and...
BMR Energy Green Solar 1 in Guatemala

BMR Energy and The Virgin Group: At the Forefront of the Caribbean’s “Green” Energy...

The Caribbean region is abuzz with solar and renewable energy project plans and development activity as residents across the region strive to recover from...
African Children Study Using Solar Clean Energy

Upscaling Local Solar and Renewables: Keys to Unlocking Universal Energy Access, Sustainable Development

A new study from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) highlights the “revolutionary” role distributed, local solar and other renewable energy...
Nairobi - One of Africa’s Fast Urbanizing Cities

Why Africa’s Fast Urbanizing Cities Should Think Solar?

The United Nations (UN) projects that urbanization rates will continue to increase in Africa, reaching 60% by 2050 from a mere 15% in 1960....
One Belt One Solar Road Perspective

One Belt, One Solar Road: Exporting China’s Solar Strides to Africa

China is sometimes accused of practicing neocolonialism in Africa. However China’s relationship and footprints in Africa have mostly grown in the last few decades...
Solar Panels on a Farm, Mali

In conversation…Africa Mini-grid Developers Association (AMDA)

Sam Slaughter, a founding member of the newly formed Africa Mini-grid Developers Association (AMDA), tells Power for All that it’s time for the mini-grid sector to...
The Purchase Power Agreement Between Recurrent Energy and Peninsula Clean Energy

A New Type of Community Choice Utility Rises, Boosts Solar Energy in California

Last edited: October 10, 2017 @ 03:55 PM UTC A new type of utility energy services provider has taken root and is now growing in...
Strauss Energy Solar Roof Tiles

Strauss Energy’s Solar Roof Tiles Light Up a School, Students’ Lives in Kenya

So-called “building integrated (solar) photovoltaic (BIPV)” energy technology is considered a keystone of distributed solar and renewable energy proponents’ grand vision of economies and...
Pico Solar Lights in Africa

Pico-Scale Solar for Pico-Rural Growth in Africa

For the so called Base of the Pyramid (BoP) in developing countries, energy needs can be quite simple. In predominantly rural communities, household power...
Solar Equipment trading in Africa

What’s the Current State of Solar Equipment Import Trade in Africa?

One of the fundamental impacts of energy poverty in Africa is the limiting influence on the growth of manufacturing. Manufacturing in several sectors in...

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