South Africa: Mainstream Projects to Deliver 1.27gw of New Clean Power

Global wind and solar company, Mainstream Renewable Power, today announces that 12 of its projects have won preferred bidder status in Round 5 of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power … Read More

Green Climate Fund Invests $150 million in Desert to Power G5 Sahel Financing Facility

The African Development Bank has welcomed $150 million investment in its Desert to Power G5 Financing Facility from the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The GCF approved the amount at its … Read More

Renewables supplied only a third of Africa’s electricity demand growth

An analysis of global electricity revealed that wind and solar showed resilient growth in 2020 despite the pandemic, forcing a record fall in global coal power. The Global Electricity Review … Read More

Energy Storage to Enable the Continued Growth of Renewables in Kenya

By Michael Ball, Project Development Manager for Africa and Europe, Wärtsilä According to the government’s power development plans, the next decade will see many new solar PV and wind power … Read More

Magnora ASA Accelerates Growth with a Project Portfolio Pipeline of net 1 GW Potential Solar PV & Onshore Wind

Renewable energy development company Magnora ASA has entered into agreements to acquire 100 percent of the shares in a South African company with a 775 MW greenfield renewable development portfolio. … Read More

$100M XPRIZE for Carbon Removal Funded by Elon Musk to Fight Climate Change

XPRIZE, the world’s leader in designing and launching incentive competitions to solve humanity’s grand challenges, today announced the $100M XPRIZE Carbon Removal sponsored by Elon Musk and the Musk Foundation. … Read More