UK injects £52m into solar power plant in Kenya

It will provide clean electricity to the Malindi region in South East Kenya, which currently struggles with regular power shortages

UK invests £1.7m in two Kenyan solar energy plants

The potential for one or both projects to take part in a power purchase agreement (PPA) pilot is being explored

UK aid supports community recycling in Kenya

WasteAid is working with a local partner to develop a waste and recyling centre in Kwa Muhia

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

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

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

World Bank lends $200m to help Kenya combat climate risks

The funding will help to strengthen the economy and minimise the climate impact

World Bank approves $180m for Kenya’s energy sector

The loan will help strengthen the financial position of state-run Kenya Electricity Generation Company

Green groups team up for Kenya’s low carbon buildings

A green bonds organisation and an African sustainable building group have agreed to work together to stimulate the take-up of certified low carbon buildings in Kenya. The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) and Kenya Green Building Society (KGBS) say the buildings could be eligible for the use of proceeds of green bonds. The organisations say the […]

CNG renewables launches ‘clean’ energy project in Kenya

Commercial gas specialist CNG has turned its ‘Power UP’ concept into an even greater force for good with an ambitious crowdfunded renewables project; set to transform the lives of more than 600 children in Kenya. Shower Up will see two fully-equipped, solar powered shower blocks (made from recycled shipping containers) provided for Turasha School in […]