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Inspired Evolution is an active communicator of current and relevant information about the evolution of the company and its funds. We also offer a customised industry news platform that covers clean energy and resource efficiency headlines across sub-Saharan Africa. We are active participants on industry conference platforms and we issue a weekly newsletter to readers, which is available for subscribers.

Shopping mall banking on solar, while going green 15 August 2019

South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal Province is known for its beaches and sunshine. Local retail businesses are starting to take advantage of all those sunny days to generate their own electricity with a v...

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Clean Technology Fund confirms $20m for the Facility for Energy Inclusion 15 August 2019

The Clean Technology Fund one of two multi-donor trust funds within the Climate Investment Funds has approved $20 million for the Facility for Energy Inclusion. Link to article...

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Former Eskom executives seek South Africa's toughest CEO job 15 August 2019

The chief executive role at Eskom Holdings, considered the most challenging job in corporate South Africa, is attracting interest from people who know how difficult turning around the debt-ridden stat...

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Kenya approves issuance of first green bond 15 August 2019

Kenya has approved its first ever issuance of a green bond, which will raise five-billion shillings ($48.45-million) for student accommodation, the capital markets regulator CMA said on Thursday. Link...

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Nigeria aims to lower solar electricity tariffs agreed three years ago 15 August 2019

In July 2016 Nigeria signed power purchase agreements with 14 utility scale PV projects with a total generation capacity of 1,075 MW. None of the projects has reached financial close and pv magazine...

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Mozambique inaugurates 40MW solar plant 15 August 2019

The 40MW Mocuba solar power plant in Mozambique was officially inaugurated this month by Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi. Link to article...

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Ethiopia aims to set up formula for the calculation of mini-grid tariffs 15 August 2019

Ethiopia is currently trying to set up a methodology for the calculation of electricity tariffs for mini-grid systems. Should the government’s work come to fruition, it can provide much-needed certa...

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What are the current trends in renewable energy? 15 August 2019

Renewables are now a mainstream option in the power sector in nearly all parts of the world. In 2018, over 90 countries had more than 1 GW of renewable power capacity installed, and 30 countries had ...

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Biogas industry has potential to grow 15 August 2019

The biogas industry in South Africa is still in its infancy, with lots of potential for further growth. Link to article...

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Financial hurdles in scaling up solar for C&I customers 15 August 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa is fertile ground for solar because of its immense energy deficit and crumbling infrastructure. At present, the region (excluding South Africa) has only 735MW of installed solar cap...

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Annual Africa Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference- 22nd-24th April

28 February 2019
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