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Key stakeholders of the Uganda National Alliance for Clean Cooking (UNACC) met for a two day retreat to consolidate objectives and execute plans to increase distribution channels and improve the country’s development of the cookstove market. Representatives from the clean cookstoves, fuels and the wider renewable energy sectors, forming part of the National Alliance’s National […]

Importance of Data Collection

As some of you know, REN21 specialises in collecting data on the current state of renewables. We do this as you can’t make good decisions without knowing the “who”, “what “and “how” of the current situation. Reliable information helps investors, decision makers and project developers define possible opportunities for renewable energy uptake. Sound data informs […]

 A gender based training event run by GVEP  has been equipping women with knowledge and skills as well as boosting their confidence to tackle the predominantly male-run activities of stove cladding and assembling. Janet Adeyo, a business woman and a mother of four from Nyahera, a small village on the shores of Lake Victoria, Kenya, […]

SunCulture technology gives hope to farmers in Kenya

A Kenya based company that distributes solar irrigation kits to local farmers could transform agriculture through solar powered irrigation – a cost-effective solution to low rainfall and spiking energy prices. GVEP is working with SunCulture to provide strategic advice on expansion into new markets. SunCulture’s AgroSolar Irrigation Kit is a solar powered drip-irrigation system, designed […]

We have just been informed about a new call for proposals to set up the East African Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (EACREEE). The East African Community (EAC), comprised of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda is establishing this new regional center. This is an initiative by United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) […]

Ghana proudly presents its Open Data portal

Another African country goes open data! After Kenya the next African state is set to open up! Ghana has opened its open government data portal for journalists, students and the civilians to access public data. Data includes 80 government datasets for a start, covering information on previous population census and elections, health, education, agricultural, budget […]

 

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