Energy & Utilities

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Winch Energy: Serving the Developing World

With an estimated 770 million people worldwide without electricity, internet or water, Winch Energy seeks to overcome this challenge through designing and producing robust, cost-effective engineering solutions for the off-grid electricity market.

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Uganda Renewable Energy Spotlight

Founded in 2014, UNREEEA endeavours to galvanise Uganda’s private renewable energy (RE) sector. Africa Outlook spoke with Esther Nyanzi, CEO at UNREEEA, to learn more about the alliance’s goals in delivering Uganda’s clean energy future.

Phoebe Harper Krisha Canlas By Phoebe Harper Krisha Canlas

GoodWe : The Potential of Solar Power

With endless possibilities in solar power, Andrew Tyler, Sales and Business Development Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa at GoodWe, discusses the company’s localised approach.

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ARC Power : Connecting Rwanda

In Rwanda, seven million people live without power. Karl Boyce, CEO of ARC Power, discusses his mission to connect the country.

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Renewable Energy in Nigeria

Examining Nigeria’s urgent need to increase energy access and the country’s nascent renewable energy sector.

Phoebe Harper Krisha Canlas By Phoebe Harper Krisha Canlas

Spotlight on Off-Grid Solar Energy

Exploring the development and deployment of off-grid solar solutions across Africa, as the continent’s most promising renewable energy solution.

Phoebe Harper Deane Anderton By Phoebe Harper Deane Anderton

Expert Eye: How a “second wave” of reforms could change Africa’s energy story

Dr. Kevin K. Kariuki, Vice President for Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth, at the African Development Bank

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Virunga Power : Rural Electrification at Utility Scale

Virunga Power Founder and CEO Brian Kelly talks to us about designing for scale and innovation in the African energy sector.

Marcus Kaapa David Knott By Marcus Kaapa David Knott

South Africa’s Solar Photovoltaic Industry : Full Steam to Solar

In a country with 2,500 hours of sunlight a year, solar power offers the potential to help South Africa overcome its current energy crisis  

Krisha Canlas By Krisha Canlas

Rubicon Group : Electrifying a Continent

Rubicon Group has a mission: to help every home, business and community in Africa become more sustainable and energy resilient.

Dani Redd David Knott By Dani Redd David Knott