Renewable Energy in Kenya (Part 2): Policy Tools and Anticipated Effects

Originally posted on the Invested Development blog by the ID team As we introduced in our last post on this topic, Kenya is using several policy tools to stimulate renewable energy development and grow its national energy supply. With rapidly growing demand, the government has clearly identified renewable energy, such as solar, wind, and geothermal, as […]

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Clean/Green Technology in Africa: Setting the Stage

I have to begin by admitting my own ignorance of the clean energy and green tech sectors particularly as far as Africa is concerned. However, it would appear that there are great opportunities for Africa and African startups to venture into the areas of cleantech/ greentech. In fact, consider this as setting the stage for […]

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Devices for Africa: Samsung Solar Netbook Video Review

One of the challenges of living in many African countries is that of inconsistent power. In many countries power blackouts are a normal occurrence and even fairly regular in others. Some states have even had to institute power rationing programs in  some cases. Not only that but to the traveller there’s the challenge of heading out to […]

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Computer Aid to launch its first solar powered Internet cafe in Nairobi

It has been noted severally that solar holds great potential for the African continent. Many African countries are plagued with power issues and blackouts are fairly common occurrences in many towns in Africa, this is perhaps what has pushed many innovations around solar energy – from ambitious projects to maybe more practical ones… like a […]

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