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India has set an ambitious target of reaching 175 GW of installed capacity from renewable energy sources including 100 GW from solar and 60 GW from wind by the year 2022. Various policy initiatives have been taken to achieve this target.

In West Africa, the Nigerian Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, has announced that his administration has concluded plans to build a 2MW multi-fuel power plant in each of the 18 local counci

The Nigerian Senate has received the report on the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill from its joint petroleum committee, marking the farthest step in reforming the country’s oil and gas sector thr

About 200 African civil society organisations have condemned European countries for allegedly manipulating and compromising the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI).

As the cost of clean technology continues to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23 per cent lower than the previous year, according to new research published by UN Environment, the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre, and Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Hydro Electric Projects, 06/04/2017. As on 30th March, 2017, there are 43 under construction Hydro Electric Projects (above 25 MW) in the country, totalling to 11928.5 MW. The details of these projects, State-wise, is given at Annex-I.

President Peter Mutharika has emphasised the need for every Malawian in the country to have access to electricity, saying his government will ensure to provide energy to schools, clinics and homes

Kampala — Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Makerere University College of Engineering, Design, Arts and technology (DEDAT) t

Sudan will receive electricity from Ethiopia’s flagship dam via a transmission line once Africa’s biggest hydropower plant is complete, the two countries’ leaders said.

Power generating firm KenGen has suspended the construction of a 400-megawatt wind-power plant in Meru County until land rows rocking the project are resolved.

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