Tag Archives: "Africa"

IISD – Summary Report available for 3rd SEforALL Forum (New York 3-5 Apr 2017)

For those of us not able to be in New York for the Third Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) forum, the Summary Report from IISD provides a good overview:   IISD Reporting Services (IISD RS) – A Multimedia Resource for Environment and Development Negotiations www.iisd.ca IISD Reporting Services (IISD RS) – A Multimedia Resource for […]

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Funding opportunity: Chatham House – Africa Academy Fellowship

Chatham House – Academy Africa Fellowship https://www.chathamhouse.org/academy/fellowships/africa Access to sustainable energy – governance, incentives and capacities needed to achieve it SDG 7 commits the world to achieving “affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all” by 2030. International donors have enthusiastically embraced this agenda with high-profile schemes such as ‘Energy Africa’ and ‘Power Africa’. Yet […]

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UK launches its major Energy Africa campaign

UK launches its major Energy Africa campaign

Posted by Jon Sumanik-Leary · on November 18, 2015 · in News · with 0 Comments

Reblogged from UKCDS. 26 OCTOBER 2015 The Department for International Development has launched the UK’s Energy Africa campaign. The campaign, which was formally started last week, aims to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goal of universal energy access by 2030 by focusing its efforts on Africa’s energy supply. Two out of three people living in Africa, […]

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Call for Abstracts (15 Nov) – Africa-EU Symposium on Renewable Energy Research and Innovation

University Abou Bekr Belkaid Tlemcen, Algeria  /  8-10 March 2016   The symposium is a joint conference of the RECP, PAUWES and University Abou Bekr Belkaid Tlemcen, providing a platform for Africa-EU renewable energy research dialogue and partnerships, and for the promotion of research support mechanisms and cooperation platforms.   Call for extended abstracts With […]

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SuperGEN Bioenergy Hub: A bioenergy research prospectus for Southern Africa

The SuperGEN Bioenergy Hub are pleased to present the report based around a workshop funded by the British Council which was held in South Africa in September 2014.  The workshop was organized by Dr Patricia Thornley of The University of Manchester and Prof. Emile van Zyl of the University of Stellenbosch.  Expert mentors included Prof. Jim […]

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Output, renewable energy consumption and trade in Africa

New article in the Energy Policy journal: Output, renewable energy consumption and trade in Africa, by Mohamed Safouane Ben Aïssa, Mehdi Ben Jebli and Slim Ben Youssef.             Abstract We use panel cointegration techniques to examine the relationship between renewable energy consumption, trade and output in a sample of 11 African countries […]

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Are we there yet? Improving solar PV economics and power planning in developing countries: The case of Kenya

New article in the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews journal: Are we there yet? Improving solar PV economics and power planning in developing countries: The case of Kenya, by Janosch Ondraczek.             Abstract Despite the rapid decline in the cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the past five years, even recent […]

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Financing energy SMEs in Ghana and Senegal: Outcomes, barriers and prospects

New article in the Energy Policy journal: Financing energy SMEs in Ghana and Senegal: Outcomes, barriers and prospects, by James Haselip, Denis Desgain and Gordon Mackenzie.             Abstract The article presents the findings of primary research carried out in Ghana and Senegal, which revisited the main assumptions behind the African Rural […]

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