One reason is the fear for a probable collapse of the African banking industry or arbitrary appropriation of money.

Utilities in US are testing batteries and other “non-wires alternatives” to power lines for bolstering grid resilience.

The move reinforces ENGIE's commitment to decentralized renewable energy solutions globally and supports India's rapid transition to clean power, an ENGIE statement said.

The African Development Bank (AfDB) recently launched the Africa Energy Portal (AEP) to address a lack of information in the sector, by providing a one-stop-shop for accurate, reliable, relevant, and up-to-date information on energy in Africa.

A report by Oil Change International identified the need for Multilateral Development Banks’ to increase finance for energy access, in particular for off-grid and mini-grid clean energy projects.

Given their capacity to operate independently from the main power grid, micro grids can provide enhanced energy security.

Top oil and gas companies jointly spent around 1 percent of their 2018 budgets on clean energy, but investments by Europe’s giants vastly outpaced their U.S. and Asian rivals, a study showed.

Companies keen to offset their carbon emissions will be able to purchase renewable energy certificates at Singapore’s first blockchain-powered marketplace.

Caterpillar-branded SunPower modules will be available in Southeast Asia, Africa, South America, and the Middle East.

In a bid to have Africa commit to 100% renewable energy and to increase transparency in the continent’s energy sector, Zero – a coalition campaign between climate change volunteers and Non-Profit Organisations (NGOs) around the continent, was established.


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