Over 1 million prepaid meters for Umeme

Uganda’s main electricity distribution company Umeme, like so many others across the continent, has faced numerous challenges over the years.

Small hydro electrifies rural Kenya

Magiro Power is a small hydropower company located in Muranga County just to the north of the capital Nairobi in central Kenya.
Rift Valley Energy Energy Mwenga wind farm

Seasonal wind power critical to rural Tanzania

Rift Valley Energy acquired support from a wide range of stakeholders to bring the 2.4MW Mwenga wind project into realisation in Tanzania.

Exclusive interview: Joan Chahenza

Joan Chahenza is a Renewable Energy Finance Professional with her main areas of expertise in Power Purchase Agreements development and negotiation, financial modelling, and project structuring both on a project and corporate finance basis.
Exclusive Interview: Professor Da Silva

Exclusive Interview: Professor Izael Da Silva

Professor Da Silva is a renewable energy specialist with over 20 years of experience in research and academic leadership.

Exclusive interview: Wangari Muchiri

Wangari Muchiri is a programme development manager at Hivos East Africa, she focuses on renewable energy innovation.

Webinar recording: Opportunities for solar-hybrid plants in sub-Saharan Africa

To understand the benefits of hybrid energy systems and the opportunities presented from battery storage, access this recorded discussion where JinkoSolar and Tesla present use cases from East Africa that can be replicated by companies in similar markets.

Awareness of East Africa’s energy outlook is growing

Connie Ochola-Iseme, the regional marketing manager for sub-Saharan Africa at Lucy Electric, says growth in renewable energy projects is “raising awareness of...

Funding model embraces innovation

FINANCE & INVESTMENT In the Western Province of Rwanda, near the Mukura forest on the Rucanzogera River, are...

Accelerating growth in emerging markets

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION In Kenya, the industrial sector, a key driver for economic growth and development, has an exciting...