In East Africa, the Djiboutian Geothermal Energy Development Office (ODDEG) has obtained a $27 million grant from Kuwait Development Fund (KDF) to develop Gale-Le-Koma geothermal project.

A new 480-kilometre Mombasa-Nairobi electricity line meant to deliver geothermal power to Mombasa has been completed.

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has set out to produce comprehensive, reliable data sets on renewable energy capacity and use worldwide. The Renewable Energy Statistics 2017 yearbook shows data sets on renewable power-generation capacity for 2007-2016, renewable power generation for 2007-2015 and renewable energy balances for about 100 countries and areas for 2014 and 2015. Further, it features statistics on investments in renewable energy from 18 major multi-lateral, bilateral and national development financial institutions, presented for the period 2009-2015.

Unep will set up an African regional geothermal hub in Kenya as a centre of excellence for the rest of the world.

ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia is preparing to launch a 75-MW Aluto Langano Geothermal project to tap into the country’s geothermal potential, the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energ

A radical transformation in the way energy is supplied and used will be needed if the world is to meet its ambition of keeping global temperature increase to below 2 degrees Celsius, but the impacts of that transformation on the environment and on natural resources have been unclear.

Low energy supply, complete with shortages, high costs and poor access, remains major impediments to Africa’s social and economic progress. The African Union’s Agenda 2063 commits to fast-tracking modern, efficient, reliable and cost effective renewable energy for all households, businesses, industries and institutions.

Kenyans will access electricity more cheaply and without delay courtesy of the Government's multi-billion-shilling investments in energy, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.

The Chair of the Africa Progress Panel and former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, and the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, have called on African governments and their

Prof Githu in his counter argument has raised questions about the firm’s country of origin, telling the court that it presented itself as a Canadian company before changing to American.

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