KENYA- REPORT LISTS KENYA AMONG TOP IN WIND ENERGY INVESTMENT

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 […]

Kenya prepares to expand solar mini-grids into poorest rural areas

Kenya plans to launch a $150 million project this year to bring solar electricity to markets, schools, shops and homes in poor, off-grid areas without existing power access, officials say. The effort, expected to receive World Bank funding in March, would bring mini-grid solar plants to areas of 14 counties categorised by Kenya’s government as […]

New European External Investment in Africa

The European Commission  announces today a new European External Investment Plan (EIP).The instrument will allow for the boosting of investments in Africa and EU Neighbourhood countries, in particular to support social and economic infrastructure and SMEs, by addressing obstacles to private investment. download the full article