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Prominent use cases of alternative power sources in Africa

Africa’s rapid economic growth creates a daunting energy challenge, as well as expectations of enhanced resilience and sustainability. In the face of the growing energy needs of the continent, finding a sustainable solution is one of the biggest challenges. Africa has many renewable energy resources, such as hydro, sun, wind and others, and it is

Reviewing Uganda’s much acclaimed huge gold discovery

On 1st April 1988 an Australian fruit farmer in the small town of Beenleigh, Queensland was reported to have unearthed a huge “gold nugget”. This was followed by global news reporting confirmation from the Australian Government that indeed the nugget was gold. The fruit farmer Boyce had stated that the 10-pound nugget, dubbed “Mortgage Buster”,

Total Eren and Chariot strike deal to supply green energy to Zambian mines

aris-based Total Eren – in which supermajor TotalEnergies has a 30% stake – has teamed up with London-listed Chariot to develop a significant solar and wind farm in Zambia, that when on stream will power major copper and gold mines The renewables project aims to provide green energy to the copper mining operations of First

Expanding solar home systems for universal energy access in Kenya

Headquarted in Canada and Nairobi, Solar Panda designs, manufactures and distributes pay-as-you-go (PAYGo) solar home systems (SHS) to low-income communities in Kenya. Launched in 2017, the company has expanded to more than 200,000 homes through 37 branches in Kenya, making it one of the fastest-growing companies in the sector. Using the Oikocredit and EDFI ElectriFi