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West Africa Emerges as Leading Region in Africa for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

The ECOWAS Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Status Report, produced collaboratively by REN21 and ECREEE with lead authorship from the Worldwatch Institute, provides a regional perspective on the renewable energy and energy efficiency market and industry development in West Africa. Launched on November 10, 2014, the report concludes that renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies have … Continue reading West Africa Emerges as Leading Region in Africa for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

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57 Percent of West Africans Lack Access to Electricity

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has said that more than 57 per cent of the people in West Africa are without access to electricity. The bank stated this in its “West Africa Monitor Quarterly”, for the second quarter of 2014 report. It said that the percentage approximated the average for sub-Saharan Africa,” but extremely low … Continue reading 57 Percent of West Africans Lack Access to Electricity

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Liberia, India to build solar energy centre

Discussions are underway between India and Liberia to construct a solar energy centre in the West African country, an official said Wednesday. Indian Ambassador to Liberia Anil K. Sharan made the disclosure after presenting his letters of credence to Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Wednesday, reported Xinhua. He expressed optimism that this will happen very … Continue reading Liberia, India to build solar energy centre

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