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Danish Solar Firm M-PAYG Launches Kenya Unit In February

A Danish solar power firm has acquired an office space in Nairobi that will tap a dozen Kenyans to drive its operations from next month, expanding the list of multinationals that have plugged into the local market. M-PAYG, which already has a footprint in neighbouring Tanzania, said it was eyeing opportunities presented by Kenya’s plan […]

It didn’t last long — maybe an hour or so — but for a brief, electrifying moment, the price of energy in the German electricity markets dipped below zero. The reason is demonstrated in a fascinating chart created by Bernard Chabot, a French renewable energy consultant, and published by Renewables International. Germany is one of the […]

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Investment strategies are to be aligned with sustainable development and the needs of African countries. Denmark is one of the most generous nations on earth. Very few countries meet the United Nations target of giving 0.7% of gross national income in aid to the developing world. Denmark does. As part of a new focus on […]

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The organisation will also help consumers get loans to invest in renewable energy, through partner financial institutions, namely Equity Bank, Post Bank and Opportunity Bank in Uganda; First Community Bank, Equity Bank, Unaitas Sacco, Kiva, Rafiki microfinance institution and KCB Bank in Kenya and Wadoki Sacco and Postal Bank in Tanzania. The Global Village Energy Partnership, […]

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The SolarSDS kit will cost between Sh100,000 and Sh65,000 for the high and low power capacity generators respectively. A UK based firm plans to set up an assembly plant in Kenya following the launch of its new solar generators in the country. AceOn Group said it would assemble SolarSDS generators locally to cut shipment cost […]

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