Solar systems in Africa can now provide electricity for many households for as little as $56 a year.
You might have missed it, but S.Africa has not had any blackouts for over 6 months—for a surprising reason
‘The issue isn’t that [national electricity company] Eskom has magically turned around, but that demand has fundamentally collapsed'.
When complete, its mirrors will cover the same area as the country's capital, Rabat
Economic pain will likely continue, the China-Africa romance enters a new, more clear-eyed phase, and terror groups on the back pedal
The plant is part of a vision to raise renewable energy production to 42% of its total power needs by 2020.
Want an alternative to good old electricity? Look to Tanzania, it has world’s best system for pushing off-grid power
It beat Kenya, Uganda and 16 other sub-Saharan countries in the Climatescope rankings for a second consecutive year
Some 89.3% of Gabonese have access to electricity, the highest rate in mainland sub-Saharan Africa, second to only Mauritius and Seychelles.
In the past five years, more new renewable energy capacity has been installed worldwide than fossil and nuclear power combined.
Countries like Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and South Africa are emerging as frontrunners in the global transition to low carbon energy.
GE is on the cutting edge of developing more efficient energy solutions, including digital wind farms and solid oxide fuel cells.
If I had my own house, I’d retrofit the whole thing with solar.
The 4.4mW biogas plant sits on land where 30,000 cattle graze. It runs off gas emitted by a fetid mixture of dung, sour yogurt, to discarded dog food.
Power distribution infrastructure will need investments averaging $70b a year between now and the next 15 years.
When American households watch the Super Bowl, they consume 10 times the electricity used in a year by the more than 1 million people living in Juba.
In 2014, early- stage investments in off-grid solar companies operating in developing countries stood at a record $63.9 million
The deal is the first initiative Nigeria's Akinwumi Adesina has announced in his new role as head of Africa's leading development financier.
Green energy operates by a very different politics and patronage model than conventional sources - and African governments should be prepared
We look at five options for accelerating Africa’s transformation; all of them will require a bold reconceptualising of policy directions
Shocking stat: it will take Africa until 2080 to achieve universal access to electricity at the present rate of progress.