Digitalization, or digitization, of agriculture, which is seen as one of the paths to more sustainable and high-value agriculture, is about optimizing the use of the resources that are available to farmers.

To improve access to clean drinking water, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology scientists investigate ways to naturally clean photovoltaic-powered membrane filtration systems.

The Toolbox provides broad hands-on guidance to end-users, policymakers and financiers so that the risks related to system efficiency, financial viability and the unsustainable use of water resources are minimized.

The EV manufacturer with big solar ambitions has finally leveraged its expertise in power electronics technology and launched a solar inverter.

Clean energy accounted for the next biggest share of funding activity with solar startups leading by attracting significant funding across East and West Africa in particular as governments and private investors encourage solutions to the continent’s electricity shortage challenges.

The African Union has secured 270 million vaccine doses for distribution across the continent. Even if enough vaccines are secured, there is an enormous logistical challenge: how to transport temperature-sensitive vaccines to places without reliable electricity and refrigeration.

The pandemic, which forced learning institutions to close and kept some 1.2 billion students worldwide out of the classroom, has worsened a pre-existing problem.

From the FIT programs across Europe, we learn that government action to support renewable energy can lead to significant cost reduction and scale if well-implemented.

According to Jean-Guy Afrika, the Chief Regional Funds Coordinator at the AfDB, the pace of ratification by the African Union (AU) has been unprecedented in its history. Out of the 55 AU member states, 54 signed and 34 have ratified the agreement.

Researchers led by Oxford University have put together a comprehensive forecast of energy developments across the African continent up to 2030. Based on this, the authors warn of the need for the public and private sectors to change to tack to avoid a missed opportunity for renewable energy.

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