Schneider Electric Foundation turns 25 and launches the ‘25 Years Young’ campaign in Anglophone Africa

⦁ ‘25 Years Young’ celebrates the 25th anniversary of the foundation ⦁ A global call for contributions will award impactful and innovative youth projects Paris, April 22nd, 2024 – To mark the 25th anniversary of its foundation, Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is launching a global campaign…

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Kenya’s Energy Revolution through Cryptocurrency Mining

Kenya is delving into unfamiliar waters, considering the utilization of cryptocurrency mining to finance its energy sector.  President William Ruto has shown interest in this unconventional method, prompting debates regarding its possible advantages and disadvantages. Kenya’s energy story is one of progress but also challenges. The nation has expanded its national grid and improved electricity…

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Kenya Power’s Plan to Boost EV Usage with Free Charging

Kenya Power, the national electricity provider, has sparked an electric vehicle (EV) revolution with a groundbreaking initiative: free charging stations across Nairobi. This innovative program aims to address a significant hurdle hindering EV adoption – the lack of readily available charging infrastructure.  By providing readily accessible charging points, Kenya Power is paving the way for…

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KPLC to Invest $2 Million into electric vehicles

Kenya Power, the leading electricity provider in Kenya, has recently announced a $2 million investment in electric mobility to promote sustainable transportation and reduce carbon emissions.  The move will make Kenya greener and more eco-friendly. It is expected to have a significant impact on the country’s economy by lowering transportation costs and promoting sustainable road…

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Has South Africa Finally Bid Farewell to Loadshedding?

South Africa, rich in resources and economic potential, has faced challenges in its energy sector, particularly with load shedding. This term refers to the intentional reduction of electricity supply to prevent grid overload, a longstanding issue in the nation. Is there loadshedding in South Africa today? Recent progress indicates that South Africa may have overcome…

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How Will Ethiopia’s Power Deficit Shape Kenya’s Energy Future?

Ethiopia doesn’t have much electricity, which has directly affected Kenya. Ethiopia not having enough power affects Kenya in many ways. The importation of electricity from Ethiopia presents both opportunities and challenges for Kenya. On the one hand, it can help Kenya meet its energy demand and reduce reliance on fossil fuels. This also requires significant…

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Heatwave in West Africa's Sahel Region Causes Concern

Heatwave in West Africa’s Sahel Region Causes Concern

The March-April 2024 heatwave in the Sahel and West Africa set record temperatures, emphasizing human-caused climate change’s impact. With temperatures soaring above 45°C in the Sahel and reaching 48.5°C in certain areas, this heatwave posed serious health risks and exacerbated food insecurity and water scarcity issues. This heatwave highlights the urgent need for climate action…

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