Kengen set to generate power from solid waste

KENYA – Power producer, KenGen has mooted plans to generate electricity from Nairobi’s garbage as part of its green initiative.  Speaking at a virtual forum with journalist, KenGen managing director Rebecca Miano said they would soon close the request for feasibility studies before settling on a suitable applicant.  ”This is part of our diversification strategy and effort to conserve the…

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Energy+ secures funding from VentureBuilder, USADF, Cordaid to boost electricity penetration in Mali

MALI —Energy+, a Malian-owned and -managed off-grid solar company has secured funding that amounts to more that US$1 million from a consortium of financing partners led by VentureBuilders to boost electricity penetration in Mali. The funding, according to Energy+ includes equity and fully funded enterprise development services (EDS) from VentureBuilder, which led the round. Energy+ further noted that the funding…

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