ACWA Power Unveils Mega Green Power Project

South Africa’s ACWA Power Unveils Mega Green Power Project

ACWA Power, a pioneering name in renewable energy, has inked a monumental deal for Project DAO – a $800 million behemoth destined to illuminate the nation’s future. This hybrid titan, crowned with the country’s largest solar photovoltaic installation (442 MW) and bolstered by an arsenal of battery storage (1,200 MWh), promises to rewrite the energy…

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GameChange Solar partners with CEEC-ZTPC to Power Up Egypt’s Largest Solar Farm

GameChange Solar, a global leader in solar racking solutions, has secured a deal to equip a massive 560 MW solar farm with its cutting-edge tracking technology. This partnership with Chinese engineering giant CEEC-ZTPC marks a major step towards harnessing the sun’s potential for cleaner and more efficient power generation in the region. Optimizing Egypt’s Sunshine:…

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BURN’s Green Revolution: Africa’s Carbon Credit Futures from Efficient Cook-Stoves

In a groundbreaking development for Africa, BURN, based in Kenya, has made history in December 2023 by pioneering the sale of the continent’s first carbon credit futures linked to emissions reductions from efficient cook-stoves. These stoves actively contribute to emission reduction by saving fuel and reducing indoor air pollution, with each unit averagely saving 3.2…

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600 Million Africans Lack Reliable Electricity:World bank President Banga Highlights Need for IDA Funding Boost

World Bank President Ajay Banga issued a compelling call to action during the mid-term review of the International Development Association’s (IDA) $93 billion replenishment package, highlighting the urgency of addressing Africa’s energy crisis. Mr. Banga emphasized that providing reliable electricity is critical to unleashing the potential of Africa’s vast youth population, with 1.1 billion young…

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COP28; African Nations Embrace Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) Consortium to Transform Energy Landscape

A wave of African countries has enthusiastically embraced the groundbreaking Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) Consortium, a multistakeholder partnership initiative launched during COP28. This initiative aims to revolutionize Africa’s energy landscape by fostering collaboration and innovation in the development of advanced energy storage solutions. Joining the BESS Consortium represents a significant commitment from these nations…

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COP28 Controversy: Conference President Rejects Climate Alarmism – Unraveling the Debate

At the cop28 conference, President Sultan Al Jaber’s dismissal of climate alarmism has ignited a significant controversy. Leading the 2023 UN climate summit, Al Jaber boldly asserted that there is “no science” supporting the imperative to phase out fossil fuels, categorically rejecting participation in what he deems “alarmist” discussions.  “I accepted to come to this…

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Tanzania’s Mega Hydropower Project Begins Supplying Electricity to National Grid

The Tanzania Electric Supply Company Ltd. (TANESCO) announced on Saturday that the connection of electricity from the mega Julius Nyerere Hydropower Project (JNHPP) to the national grid has commenced. This marks a crucial step toward alleviating the country’s power shortage and eliminating the need for load shedding. “Connection of power to the national grid is…

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COP28 Triumph: $260 Million Allocated for Climate Damages Fund

At the COP28 conference in Dubai, held in 2023, a historic moment unfolded as 200 nations united in a pledge to address climate damages. Demonstrating early achievements, affluent countries collectively pledged $260 million to the Loss and Damage Fund, established during COP27.  Germany took the lead with a $100 million commitment, mirrored by the UAE,…

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Kenya Secures $4.48 Billion in Green Initiatives at COP28: A Breakdown of Key Climate Projects

In a remarkable feat highlighted at the cop 28 climate summit 2023, Kenya successfully secured $4.48 billion in green manufacturing deals, notably sealing a substantial $1.5 billion green fertilizer project with Fortescue Future Industries.  The collaboration with Fortescue signals a strategic move towards innovative and eco-conscious fertilizer production, addressing not only local environmental concerns but…

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