Obama annouces $12B to give a boost to the African power sector

 

Less than 10% of rural populations in Sub-Saharan Africa have access to electricity

Less than 10% of rural populations in Sub-Saharan Africa have access to electricity

President Obama proposes $12 billion to help strengthen Africa’s electric power infrastructure. This new commitments brings total funding of the program to more than $26 billion! The funds are meant to make sure the continent adds 30,000 megawatts of additional capacity and expand access to electricity to at least 60 million households and business. Read More

Ghana invests in Tidal energy

Underwater hydro plant Ghana

Underwater hydro plant Ghana

About 1 million households in Ghana wil profit from energy out of the sea in the future.

Ghana harnesses tidal energy to generate 1,000MW of power from the Ada Esuary. Therefore Swede Energy has signed an agreement with TC Energy Ltd in Ghana to jointly develop the largest wave power project in the world.  Read More

Water for the Urban Poor

WSUP supplies water for the poor

WSUP supplies water for the poor

Every five seconds, the world’s urban population increases by 10 people. Everyone needs access to clean water and sanitation, putting a huge pressure on city service agencies. In response, Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor has turned the traditional charity model on its head by developing commercially-viable models to bring water and sanitation to communities in urban slums. Read More