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Ghana sleepping on solar and wind energy adoption

“All across the world we are noticing growth…. Technology growth is the driving principles that are developing renewable energy resources. But Ghana seems to be missing in the puzzle. Renewable energy is a fright to policy makers” – Nana Amoasi VII, IES Executive Director. Across the world, access to energy is deemed as essential for … Continue reading Ghana sleepping on solar and wind energy adoption

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African Union and IRENA to Advance Renewables in Response to COVID-19

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have agreed to work closely to advance renewable energy across the continent to bolster Africa’s response to Covid-19. The two organisations will focus on innovative solutions to drive the development of renewable energy including decentralised systems, and to increase access to energy across … Continue reading African Union and IRENA to Advance Renewables in Response to COVID-19

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Wind energy in Tanzania, first wind farm in May

Tanzania is expected to celebrate the opening of its first wind farm next month, when a 2.4-MW wind power facility should finish testing and begin supplying the customers of a rapidly expanding private rural grid network. The wind energy project is being financed with a USD-1.2-million (EUR 1.1m) loan from the Renewable Energy Performance Platform … Continue reading Wind energy in Tanzania, first wind farm in May

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