UK commits Ksh 70.5 billion to support renewable energy projects in Kenya

The British High Commission, in conjunction with Barclays Bank of Kenya yesterday held the UK-Kenya Renewable Energy Conference (REC 100) aimed to secure investment into Kenya’s growing renewable energy sector, building a... Read more »

Sasini generates own electric power to increase profits

By Joseph Njung’eh The Sasini Group Company has launched a giant biogas project generating 150 kilowatts electric power in efforts to cut cost of production. The company’s managing director, Moses Kiplagat said... Read more »

Rent-to-own solar home systems Mobisol & Chloride Exide target off-grid areas with MobiShops

Mobisol Group, a leading German solar home and business systems firm has partnered with battery and energy provider Chloride Exide Kenya Limited to launch MobiShop’s to aid its countrywide solar systems distribution.... Read more »

Off-grid solar firm BBOXX raises $20 million to double down on Kenya and Rwanda

 East Africa-focused off-grid solar company BBOXX, has closed a $20 million Series C investment from co-investors MacKinnon, Bennett & Company (MKB), ENGIE Rassembleurs d’Energies and KawiSafi Ventures, as well as existing investors Khosla Impact Fund, Bamboo Finance... Read more »

New cheap electricity initiative to target low-income consumers in Africa

Scaling Off-Grid Energy is set to invest US$36 million to empower entrepreneurs and investors to connect 20 million households in Sub-Saharan Africa with off-grid energy by 2030. The move follows the Power... Read more »

Scatec Solar secures 100 MW Solar Project in Nigeria has signed an agreement with CDIL, a Canadian renewable energy development company focused on Africa, and BPS, a Nigerian strategic consulting firm, securing the 100 MW (DC) Nova Scotia Power plant located in... Read more »

Investment Bank Fieldstone Africa Opens Second Africa Office in Nairobi

  Just a month after Fieldstone Africa introduced an investment index to ask investors, developers and financial institutions in the renewable energy sector, the firm has launched its second office in Africa, after Johannesburg.... Read more »