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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

Africa’s priorities for sustainable development

Energy Enhancing the efficient use of energy resources Of the 1.4 billion people worldwide without access to energy, 40 per cent are in sub-Saharan Africa. The continent’s energy development lags behind the growth of its population and socio-economic needs, according to a NEPAD report. Africa, with 13 per cent of the world’s population, produces 7

Ncondezi Energy launches study for energy projects in Mozambique

The feasibility study will be led by WSP Group Africa and is expected to be completed in four months. Ncondezi Green Power Holding (NGP), a subsidiary of Mozambique-based energy company Ncondezi Energy, has launched a feasibility study for a solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant and battery energy storage system (BESS) project in Mozambique. The study will be

Uhuru Project Makes Kenya One of World’s Leading Wind Power Producers

Kenya is among the top 10 countries in the world producing electricity through wind power, thanks to the Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta. According Ember’s Global Electricity Review 2022, Kenya was ranked ninth biggest producer of wind energy globally and the top in Africa. This is even as the sector’s innovations continue