In Windhoek, SunCycles is making e-bikes powered by solar power, which are mobilizing more and more small businesses in Namibia, one of the sunniest countries in the world with an average of 300 days of sunshine a year.

Energy stakeholders call for new financing mechanisms to support off-grid and mini-grid connectivity in Africa.

Daystar Power, African solar energy company, has signed a US$10mn investment deal with Verod Capital Management and Persistent Energy Capital LLC, aiming to provide solar power solution for commercial and industrial customers across West Africa.

Emmanuel Macron, the President of the Republic of France has announced efforts to support the revolution of entrepreneurship and innovation in Africa through a new initiative dubbed Choose Africa.

The solution combines Schneider Electric technologies and the expertise of innovative start-ups.

Australia is on track for deep and rapid greenhouse emissions reductions through deep renewable electrification, at approximately zero net cost. Most countries can follow the Australian path and transition rapidly to renewables with consequent large avoidance of future greenhouse emissions.

Following an initial solar and battery boom that was mostly concerned with providing power to remote rural villages, city dwellers and businesses have become the focus of a second wave of solar power in Africa.

A new study commissioned by the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) reflects on opportunities for corporates, municipalities, and intensive power users looking for affordable and low carbon ways of securing electricity.

Often taken for granted, access to energy is more than about brightening a dark room after sunset—it is a means to a more equitable future. How can energy be delivered to off-grid communities?

The goal of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) is to limit or reduce greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries and help adapt vulnerable societies to the already-felt impacts of climate change.