The Transformation of Africa’s Energy Sector

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 07 Aug 2021 23:13:31 +0000

Originally published by UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy To meet the development needs of a growing population, Africa’s electricity sector requires a major transformation. Despite important changes over the past decade, efforts to expand and modernize the sector need to be redoubled. Indeed, current electrification rates, generation-capacity levels, and security-of-supply indicators underscore that […]

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China × Cleantech — March 2021

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 21:42:45 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — March 2021 edition. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month. EV Sales Tesla Model Y Ramps Up In China, $4400 Wuling EV Still #1 On the 18th of March, José Pontes reported on the sales numbers of the Chinese EV market in February of 2021. […]

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Mumbai Railways Getting EV Charging Stations With Help From UNEP & Tata Power

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 17:41:00 +0000

Mumbai railway stations will be getting EV charging stations as part of a new initiative to promote e-mobility in the Mumbai region. The program is a collaboration between UN Environment Programme (UNEP), Tata Power, and Central Railway. Tata Power currently has 300 EV charging stations installed in 40 cities around India. Regarding the railways, “charging […]

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Fika Mobility Wants To Jumpstart The Kenyan Electric Motorcycle Market With Battery Swap Model

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 19:10:21 +0000

Rishi Kohli, Co- founder and CEO of Fika Mobility showcasing the Fika Mobility electric motorcycleAccording to the Motorcycle Assemblers Association of Kenya, there are currently about 600,000 commercial motorcycles in Kenya. Motorcycle taxis, known as Boda Bodas, are extremely popular, as commuters use them to whiz through Nairobi’s infamous traffic. Boba Bobas are also widely used in Kenya’s coastal resort towns, like Malindi, Watamu, Kilifi, Diani, the city of Mombasa, Rift Valley towns like Nakuru, and the inland port city Kisumu in Western Kenya

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Renewable Energy Investment Over Last Decade Tops $2.5 Trillion

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:45:14 +0000

Figures published earlier this month by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have shown that global investment in new renewable energy capacity between 2010 and 2019 is on course to exceed US$2.6 trillion — led by the solar industry which is expected to end the decade with more gigawatts of power capacity installed than any other generation technology. 

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Renewable Energy Investment Over Last Decade Tops US$2.5 Trillion

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:45:14 +0000

Figures published earlier this month by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have shown that global investment in new renewable energy capacity between 2010 and 2019 is on course to exceed US$2.6 trillion — led by the solar industry which is expected to end the decade with more gigawatts of power capacity installed than any other generation technology. 

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UN environment talks open under shadow of Ethiopian plane crash

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 09:03:20 +0000

An assembly of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) opened in Nairobi on Monday under a dark cloud cast by an Ethiopian plane crash.

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