UK commits £170m for climate projects in developing countries

Prime Minister Theresa May also pledged to share the UK’s expertise to help nations transition to cleaner and greener energy systems

UK Scouts to inspire young people to tackle plastic pollution

The initiative will be supported by a new international exchange programme, allowing Scouts from the UK and Kenya to visit one another

Theresa May commits £56m for battery storage in South Africa

It is part of the prime minister’s package of measures announced during her three-day visit to Africa

Unilever partners with UK firm to bring pay-as-you-go solar lighting in Kenya

They aim to provide renewable power to households in off-grid areas

UK pledges £300m for power, roads and water infrastructure in Africa

It is part of a range of measures announced my Prime Minister Theresa May to boost investment in businesses and infrastructure across the region

Coal firm Minergy granted mining licence in Botswana

The firm says its mine will be able to produce 2.4 metric tonnes of coal per annum

Nigeria banks on solar energy access with renewable collaboration

Daystar Power is also to equip branches of the Nigerian Bank of Agriculture with solar panels

Plans for China-Africa Environmental Co-operational Centre

It aims to become a platform for capacity development in support of environmental policy to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Kibo Energy to buy 60% stake in UK power plant developer

Mast Energy Developments has a portfolio of flexible, small energy generation assets

African energy access gets $1.6m boost

The money will be used to supply home lighting products to more than 7,000 off-grid customers in rural Zambia