air pollution - cleanbuild

Embracing smart air purification system to reduce air pollution

Globally, about 8.7 million people die every year from an invisible yet deadly killer- air pollution- according to a study published in the Environmental...
Tunza Eco-generation Essay Competition - cleanbuild

Apply: Tunza Eco-generation Essay Competition 2021 opens to youths

In commemoration of the upcoming World Environment Day and its annual theme, the Tunza Eco-generation and Samsung Engineering jointly with United Nations Environment Program...
IEA - cleanbuild

Global recovery funding into clean energy is low, IEA warns

Across the globe, governments are putting in an unprecedented amount of fiscal to stabilize and rebuild their economies due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Yet,...
solar pv plant - cleanbuild

Malawi’s first grid-connected solar PV plant gets support from ATI, others

The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), under Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF), has supported the construction of a 60 MW Salima Solar PV plant...
Renewable power - cleanbuild

Renewable power is growing but insufficient to meet global electricity demand- IEA Report says

A new Electricity Market Report from the International Energy Agency shows a 5% rise in electricity demand in 2021 with almost half the increase...
Acumen - cleanbuild

US-based VC firm secures $250M, wants to invest in African cleantech startups

A San Francisco-based VC firm, Ecosystem Integrity Fund (EIF), has secured $250 million for sustainable firms, including two in Africa.The cleantech-focused investment company closed its...
InfraCo Africa - cleanbuild

InfraCo Africa finances expansion of off-grid solutions in northwest Kenya

Kenya’s energy sector has witnessed considerable growth in recent times, enabling 75% of its population to access electricity. Even as access to electricity increases,...
Zambia - cleanbuild

Zambia relies on data to achieve rural electrification

The Rural Electrification Authority of Zambia and the Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to...
hydromet - cleanbuild

“Investments in hydromets will save lives and avert economic losses”- Hydromet Gap Report says

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Agency (NASA) warned that 2020 was the hottest year on record, forcing the world to come to grips...
AfDB - cleanbuild

AfDB approves €39m to back Gabon’s first independent hydropower project

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed off on a €39 million loan package for the construction of the Kinguélé Aval hydroelectric project in...

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