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Cape Town To Produce Its Own Electricity, Can Ghana Do Same?

News

July 22, 2021, 4:15 p.m.

Presently, South Africa’s second-biggest city Cape Town is seeking to secure more than 450 megawatts of power from renewable sources to cut reliance on state power utility Eskom Holdings. Their attempt will reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Democratic Republic Of Congo: Trine And Altech Group Join Forces To Bring Clean Energy To The DRC

Startups

June 7, 2021, 2:46 p.m.

The first debt financing round will finance over 3,000 solar home systems in one of the most energy-poor countries in the world

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Solar Taxi To Begin Designing Its EV Batteries

Exclusives

May 19, 2021, 12:55 a.m.

Now, they are leading the design of new battery cells called the lithium-ion battery.

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Solar-powered Radios Support Remote Learning

Articles

May 11, 2021, 9:55 a.m.

As well as providing radios to support remote learning, UNICEF supported children’s return to class by installing handwashing facilities in over 600 schools, providing textbooks to vulnerable families, and supplying 700,000 masks to primary and secondary students

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Africa’s First Electric Bus Plant Will Industrialize Uganda While Fighting Pollution

News

April 7, 2021, 12:33 a.m.

The road from Kampala, the capital of Uganda, to Jinja, the site of Africa’s first electric bus factory, was packed with cars on a July morning. The traffic crawled. Breathing hurts your throat. Kampala was the most polluted city in the world that day, according to OpenAQ, a global air pollution tracker, and much of that was due to vehicle fumes. The journey was a lesson in why it’s so necessary—and also so challenging—to move the continent’s vehicles away from gasoline and diesel.

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First And Largest Crowdsale Worth $1.4 Million Led By South African Startup, Sun Exchange

News Startups

April 5, 2021, 1:11 p.m.

A 510-kilowatt solar-plus-storage project to power the packhouse and cold store facilities of Zimbabwean agriculture company Nhimbe Fresh has been completed through a $1.4 million crowdsale.The fresh produce grower and exporter will save about $2-million on its solar installation and reduce overall energy costs by about 60%.

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