Victor Ezenwoko’s Vision for Africa’s Renewable Future

Across Africa, the challenge of reliable and affordable energy access remains a persistent hurdle. Businesses struggle to operate efficiently, homes experience frequent blackouts, and communities grapple with limited opportunities for development.  However, a revolution is brewing, harnessing the continent’s abundant natural resources to power a brighter future. Pioneering companies like Daystar Power, led by the…

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Why does Africa only receive 2% of the global clean energy investment?

While Africa boasts immense potential for renewable energy generation – solar, hydro, and wind resources dwarfing those of most developed nations – it receives a mere 2% of global clean energy investment in 2024.  This meager allocation underscores a critical disparity hindering Africa’s progress towards a sustainable energy future. The energy access challenge in sub-Saharan…

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Could Nuclear Energy Transform Africa’s Electricity Market?

Africa is witnessing a surge of interest in nuclear energy, driven by the need to bridge significant energy gaps and create a more secure and sustainable future.  This shift could transform the continent’s electricity market, especially through projects like the African Single Electricity Market (AfSEM), aiming for continent-wide electricity exchange. The stark reality is that…

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World Bank Calls for Stronger Climate Policies to Boost Carbon Pricing

A new report by the World Bank paints a cautiously optimistic picture of the global fight against climate change. The report reveals a significant increase in carbon pricing initiatives worldwide, offering a crucial tool for reducing emissions and transitioning to a clean energy future. Carbon pricing schemes, such as carbon taxes or emissions trading systems…

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Kenya and EU Kick Off Sh36 Billion Renewable Energy Project

Kenya is igniting a clean energy revolution with the launch of a groundbreaking Sh36 billion green energy project.  The ambitious initiative, a joint effort between the Kenyan government and the European Union (EU), marks a significant milestone in the nation’s renewable energy landscape. The Sh36 billion investment signifies a substantial commitment to expanding Kenya’s green…

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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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