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Multiple Benefits of Country Transitions to Solar & Energy-efficient Lighting

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Solar lighting can provide an increasingly low-cost solution to reducing carbon emissions, indoor air pollution and health risks, as well as boosting green jobs, according to new country lighting assessments carried out by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) which
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Uncertainty Slows Down Egypt’s Renewable Energy Development

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If you’re thinking about setting up a business in Egypt then there’s some good news – and some bad news – you ought to know about.
The good news is the financial infrastructure remains largely intact despite the well-publicised political
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Experts to Discuss the Solar Future of South Africa

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“Solar power is a cost-effective electricity solution in various countries around the world – sometimes even without government subsidies. This is because of a ±70% price drop of solar panels in the past five years as well as a growing
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The Solar Debate: Going Beyond Subsidized Programmes

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One of the topics on the agenda at the upcoming The Solar Future South Africa conference is the need to improve its sustainability in the South African solar industry by going beyond subsidized government-managed and monitored programs. The Solar Future
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Transforming Urban Infrastructure Through Sustainable Design

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An innovative design company in New York has created an urban prototype for charging mobile devices on city streets using solar energy – an idea that could help to transform existing urban infrastructure and enhance social and environmental benefits.

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Aldabra Atoll home to Seychelles’ largest off-grid renewable energy system

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The Aldabra Atoll, which is a Ramsar and World Heritage Site, is now home to Seychelles’ largest off-grid renewable energy system. This milestone in providing sustainable energy for an entire island community is the result of a four
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GVEP (Global Village Energy Partnership)

Working with local businesses in developing countries to increase access to modern energy and to improve the quality of lives for thousands of people.
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Energy For Opportunity (EFO)

A not-for-profit organization working to improve livelihoods in West Africa through the provision and installation of clean, sustainable, photovoltaic, electricity-generating infrastructure.
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Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF)

Empowering people in developing countries to rise from poverty using energy from the sun.
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Solar LEDs Light Up Nairobi Streets

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Philips and the Kenyan Urban Roads Authority have embarked in a new pilot project – installing solar-powered LED street lighting in Nairobi with the potential for expansion across the country. The pilot, the first of its kind in East Africa,
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