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Renewable energy in Central Africa

  • Angolan bioenergy company produces 3,100 tons of sugar

    ANGOLA, 2015/01/02 Companhia de Bioenergia de Angola (Biocom) produced 3,100 tons of sugar and 3,500 cubic metres of ethanol in its experimental phase, the Director General of the company said. During a conference to end the trial period of the project, Carlos Matias as well said that the company produced 20 megawatts of electricity by processing sugarcane bagasse.
  • Geothermal energy development in Rift Valley countries

    BURUNDI, 2013/09/06 In its bid to assist African Rift Valley nations in the development of geothermal energy resource, the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA) have signed a memorandum of considerate for cooperation in the field. According to the agreement initialed by the two parties here Wednesday, the AUC and ICEIDA will work together to develop and implement geothermal energy policy inclunding investment , regulatory and institutional guidelines, part other areas, in eleven African Rift Valley countries
  • Study supports renewable energy in Africa

    AFRICA, 2013/04/30 Increased use of renewable energy sources can transform African societies and their economies, a newly launched study revealed. The comprehensive study, conducted by the World Future Council and the Heinrich Boll Foundation with the support of Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland, shows that Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff policies (REFiT) are promising mechanisms to promote renewable energy development in Africa.