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Renewable energy: Founder Institute, Sterling partners to support early-stage startup founders

Founder Institute (FI), the world's largest pre-seed accelerator programme, is collaborating with Sterling Bank PLC, Nigeria’s leading technologically advanced financial institution, to support early-stage startup founders in the H.E.A.R.T (Health, Education, Agriculture, Renewable Energy, and Transportation) sectors that are looking to launch or scale their businesses. In addition to the

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Solar Energy: Sterling Bank ‘s Imperium Platform to provide solar energy solutions to consumers

Nigeria is home to Africa’s largest population and has the largest economy in the continent in terms of nominal GDP. Along with its population strength and economic power comes its abundance of both traditional and renewable energy resources, especially solar. To put this into context, Nigeria has an average of

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Got clean energy solutions? Apply for the UK innovation fund (US$50 million)

As part of Innovate UK’s Energy Catalyst Round 9 and 10 funding cycles, the UK innovation fund competition is now open for application. The aim of the UK innovation fund competition is to create a just and inclusive energy transition, accelerate the innovations needed to create new or improved clean

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Clean Energy Sustainability

Fossil fuels to renewable energy: The cost of switching

Until recently, the world relied on fossil fuels to provide almost all our energy. As we’ve started to understand the threat that pollution and climate change pose to our way of life, the development of alternative clean and renewable energy sources has accelerated. This acceleration has now reached such a

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#CircularTuesday: Promoting energy transition with the circular economy

Hello readers, Welcome to #CircularTuesday on CleanbuildVoices! The energy transition around the world is gathering momentum as countries move away from fossil fuels to a sustainable system that ensures that a wide range of raw materials is available to fulfill energy needs. There have been conversations on the need to

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Hydropower: Climate change threatens Africa’s major clean energy source

Hydropower is a sustainable, clean, low-carbon source of energy, accounting for over 70% of the world’s installed renewable power generation capacity according to the World Energy Council. While it constitutes a major part of the energy supply in Africa - accounting for over 90% of electricity generation in Mozambique, Namibia,

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Clean Energy Sustainability

Green hydrogen and what it holds for Africa

Hydrogen is fast becoming one of the leading options for storing energy from renewables. Little wonder it featured in a couple of emissions reduction pledges at the COP26 as a means of decarbonizing heavy emitting industries. This increasing interest in hydrogen can be linked to the fact that it can

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Clean Energy Saving the Planet Trending

Jeremiah Thoronka lights up Sierra Leone with kinetic energy

Energy poverty is deeply-rooted in Africa, with some countries accounting for lesser electricity access than others. One such country is Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone suffers acute energy poverty - estimated at about 90% - and has one of the lowest electricity access rates across the globe. According to the Sustainable

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Clean Energy Sustainability

#FactFriday: Mozambique has the most potential for clean energy in Africa

Hello readers. Welcome to #FactFriday on CleanbuildVoices! With a population of over 600 million who lack access to reliable energy, sustainable and clean energy is a major solution to electrification in Africa. The continent is endowed with immense clean energy sources – hydro, solar, and wind. These resources make the

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Climate change: Africa needs more energy sources beyond renewable energy – Buhari

President Buhari has called for a focus on more energy sources beyond renewable energy if Africa seeks to effectively tackle climate change. According to a statement by Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, President Muhammadu Buhari made the call

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