Nairobi, Kenya – Work in progress to highlight the MICRO-GRID ACADEMY (MGA), a leading training platform that aims at strengthening the expertise of young African technicians, engineers and managers in sustainable energy solutions. Please stay tuned for further updates!
Pöyry and ECREEE use big data to prove the case for small scale hydropower development in West Africa
Working in conjunction with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in particular the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), Pöyry has mapped the small scale hydropower potential in 14 ECOWAS countries using the latest geographic information system (GIS) technology. The groundbreaking data, which maps the hydrological conditions, the hydropower potential […]
Another Record Breaking Year for Renewable Energy
More renewable energy capacity for less money
Today REN21 published its Renewables 2017 Global Status Report (GSR), the most comprehensive annual overview of the state of renewable energy. Additions in installed renewable power capacity set new records in 2016, with 161 gigawatts (GW) installed, increasing total global capacity by almost 9% over 2015, to nearly 2,017 GW. Solar PV accounted for around […]
Kenya is among the countries poised to lead in wind energy investment in Africa this year according to a new report. Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the international trade association for the wind power industry, says Kenya is setting the pace in the region in the use of wind as a renewable source of energy […]