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Great Lakes Energy wins legal battle over Kabulasoke Solar Project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Great Lakes Energy Company NV, a subsidiary of GL Africa Energy Limited (GLAE), has secured victory in its ongoing legal dispute with its local partners, Bryan Xsabo Strategy Consultants (Uganda) Limited, Mola Solar Systems (Uganda) Limited and Consicara Global Investors Limited over the Kabulasoke Solar …

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China needs to align investments with Africa’s energy transition goals – new study

China should focus more on availing  more capital for African electrification projects and renewable energy technologies ANALYSIS | RONALD MUSOKE | China should now focus its economic engagement with Africa towards supporting the continent’s energy access and energy transition objectives, recommends a new study by Boston University’s Global Development Policy Centre …

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Low income earners to benefit from newly renewable energy project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development together with Kampala Capital City Authority and private investors in renewable energy have launched a new project to access low-cost cleaner energy to low-income earners in Kampala. The program implemented by Wana Energy Solutions (WES) aims to distribute …

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Africa’s renewable energy sector is shattering gender norms

The energy sector has historically been entrenched with gender disparities impacting both representation and compensation, but a new report unveils a notable shift in dynamics fueled by the renewable energy subsector. SPECIAL REPORT | BIRD AGENCY | Africa’s fast-evolving renewable energy landscape is catalysing a shift in gender dynamics, with …

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Energy projects reversing gains in migratory species conservation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) are alarmed by the negative impacts of large energy infrastructural projects on migratory species. The third day of the Conference taking place in Samarkand, Uzbekistan deliberated reports by the Energy Task Force (ETF). The ETF brings together …

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IEA new report finds a surge in renewable energy

Renewables are growing rapidly and nuclear power is on track to reach new all-time high next year, enabling low-emissions generation to outpace robust electricity demand growth Paris, France | THE INDEPENDENT | Global electricity demand is expected to grow at a faster rate over the next three years as the clean …

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Nuclear Made Historical Entry Into Energy Transition At COP28

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The agreement by close to two hundred countries that they should transition away from burning the fossil fuels that are warming the planet overshadowed the call for nuclear energy. With most of the delegates at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) settling down, parties …

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