Category: Africa Microgrid News
Africa And The Policy Push For Mini-Grid Growth

Africa And The Policy Push For Mini-Grid Growth

In Africa’s quest for power sufficiency, there is a vehicle, a driver and the passengers. With the private sector/investor’s interest being the driver, governments & policies, ...

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Your Guide To Microgrid Month – Events in London, Washington DC, Kansas City, Arlington, and Lausanne

Your Guide To Microgrid Month – Events in London, Washington DC, Kansas City, Arlington, and Lausanne

A growing interest in Microgrids, Distributed Energy, and Rural Electrification can be identified by a growing list of high-caliber events. CommonWealth Africa Summit The ...

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The Investment Case for Mini-Grids and Off-Grids in Africa

The Investment Case for Mini-Grids and Off-Grids in Africa

Since the mid-1990s, external finance to Africa’s power sector has averaged only around US$600m per year of public assistance, plus a similar volume of private finance, according ...

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Chijioke Mama – Senior Microgrid and Africa Energy Contributor

Chijioke Mama – Senior Microgrid and Africa Energy Contributor

Chijioke Mama A prolific Business Researcher, Analyst and Advisor; Chijioke Mama has authored extensive analytical works on diverse issues in Africa’s hydrocarbon economies. ...

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Microgrid Business Models Gain Traction In Kenya As Africa Leapfrogs Electric Grid

Microgrid Business Models Gain Traction In Kenya As Africa Leapfrogs Electric Grid

Kenya Microgrid Company SteamaCo Is Deploying Renewable Energy, Pay-As-You-Go Microgrids In Rural Africa One of the most interesting aspects of distributed energy is that rural ...

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Africa Energy Investment Summit Lines Up High Calibre Speakers and Industry Experts

Africa Energy Investment Summit Lines Up High Calibre Speakers and Industry Experts

With Africa’s exciting growth path and the fact that most Sub Saharan African countries are working on policies to fast track investment in the power sector & renewable energy ...

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Caterpillar Takes Equity Stake In Africa Microgrid Company Powerhive

Caterpillar Takes Equity Stake In Africa Microgrid Company Powerhive

Part of a $20 million round of Series A VC funding, Caterpillar Ventures is taking an equity stake in Powerhive, a pioneering developer and vendor of smart microgrids that network ...

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From DOD to NGO: CleanSpark Partners With Global Impact To Accelerate Sustainable Development

From DOD to NGO: CleanSpark Partners With Global Impact To Accelerate Sustainable Development

After completing their flagship 'FractalGrid' at Camp Pendleton, CleanSpark CEO Michael Firenze told Microgrid Media that 2016 would serve as the tipping point for the transition ...

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Microgrids in Africa: Perspectives From WorldWatch Institute and Navigant Research

Microgrids in Africa: Perspectives From WorldWatch Institute and Navigant Research

This article was written by D.A. Barber for AFKInsider. It is being reposted with permission. With Africa’s push for rural electrification, microgrids — especially those that ...

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Renova, CleanSpark Partner to Develop Microgrid Projects Worldwide

Renova, CleanSpark Partner to Develop Microgrid Projects Worldwide

Renova Power Networks and CleanSpark on January 5 announced a partnership to hasten development and deployment of renewable energy microgrids worldwide. Denver-based Renova has ...

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