Highlighting the potential in renewable energy, agriculture and urban infrastructure.
The role off-grid electrification solutions play is increasingly recognised by governments.
The Kpone independent power plant is anticipated to play an important role in meeting Ghana’s growing electricity demand.
Six hundred million people currently lack access to reliable grid-connected electricity in sub-Saharan Africa – these companies have solutions.
So-called off-grid solar systems have plummeted in price.
And it could happen faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world.
Profit-making idea: Battery recycling – a spin-off from the small-scale solar boom
27 March, 2017Small-scale off-grid solar energy is a booming new industry.
Rwandan solar-powered kiosk company wants to create Africa’s biggest wifi network
10 February, 2017Making people that earn less than US$5 a day part of the digital revolution.
Off-grid solar power booms in Africa
19 December, 2016So-called off-grid solar systems have plummeted in price.
Clean energy policies becoming more widely adopted across sub-Saharan Africa
15 December, 2016The role off-grid electrification solutions play is increasingly recognised by governments.
Profit-making idea: Solar really is set to replace conventional power
1 December, 2016And it could happen faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world.
Climate-smart investment opportunities in four African countries
28 November, 2016Highlighting the potential in renewable energy, agriculture and urban infrastructure.
Investec: Off-grid solar could be as transformational for Africa as mobile phones
6 October, 2016Investec Asset Management's Mark Jennings shares why the firm just acquired a ‘significant shareholding’ in Mobisol.
BioTherm CEO Jasandra Nyker on renewable energy’s changing landscape
5 October, 2016Speaking at the recent US-Africa Business Forum in New York.
Inga dream again deferred
26 September, 2016The vision of a dam that would light up half of Africa has been shimmering on the horizon for decades.
Solving energy poverty through an off-grid solar electricity revolution
21 September, 2016Declining solar costs and ubiquity of mobile technology offer a unique opportunity to provide universal energy access.
Seven innovative companies meeting Africa’s renewable energy needs
6 September, 2016Six hundred million people currently lack access to reliable grid-connected electricity in sub-Saharan Africa – these companies have solutions.
Getting current: New tech giving more Africans access to electricity
3 July, 2016Much work remains to be done to ensure reliable electricity access for Africa's citizens.
Why Ethiopia is on track to become Africa’s industrial powerhouse
25 June, 2016Ethiopia seems to be attracting the attention of economists interested in Africa, and for good reason.
Singapore-style urban development in Tanzania
24 June, 2016Singaporean company Hyflux is involved in the development of a new integrated city in Tanzania.