Tag: IRENA

Sub-Saharan Africa: 894mn People Using Dirty Cooking Fuels

Some 894 million people in sub-Saharan Africa lack access to clean cooking fuels, mostly due to their low purchasing power.

Solar Records Steepest Price Drop Among Renewables

Solar energy costs have dropped by the steepest margin in the last 10 years among renewable sources, even as hydropower recorded an...

Kenya Posts Fastest Electrification Rate In Africa

Kenya leads Africa in the pace at which it is electrifying its population through a mix of grid and off-grid power connections.

Nigeria Now Has Largest Population Without Electricity Globally

Nigeria and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have for the first time each replaced India as countries with the largest population without...

Uganda Leads Africa In Promoting Post-Pandemic Hydropower Projects

Uganda is representing Africa in advancing the role of hydropower in enabling wide-scale transition to renewables post-Covid-19. Hydro Power...

Global Green Energy Investments Hit $3 Trillion

The world has shelled out $3 trillion towards developing renewable energy projects over the past 10 years. In return,...

Kenya Overtakes Italy, Joins Top Seven Geothermal Producers

Kenya has raced past Italy to emerge seventh largest geothermal power producer in the world, new global data shows.

Hydrogen Fuel To Drive Out Oil

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) projects that hydrogen use as an alternative fuel for transport may lead to a 70 percent...

Inside China’s Plan to Link the World to Green Energy

China may be scrambling to knock out the deadly coronavirus which has claimed over 100 lives but it doesn’t mean everything else has been...