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IEA Africa Energy Report Paints Bright Future solar energy 1

The report issued on Friday says Africa’s Energy future matters for the world.
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Climate Change ‘Hitting Harder and Sooner’ Than Forecast – Report global warming 1

The scientists argue that the net-zero emissions needed to stabilize the climate requires both an acceleration in the use of non-carbon energy sources and a rapid decline in the global share of fossil fuels in the energy mix. However, the global energy system is still dominated by fossil fuel sources despite extraordinary growth in renewable fuels over the past decade.
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African Governments Asked to Tame Rising Temperatures renewable energy 1

The report warns that without urgent action to reduce emissions, the occurrence of climate shocks and stresses in the Africa region are expected to get much worse adding that there is mounting evidence that higher temperatures have worsened drought and humanitarian disaster in East Africa.
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New Report Paints Gloomy Picture for Electricity Access hydropower 1

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi said ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all, is not only a question of satisfying households basic energy needs.
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Renewable Energy Can Be Strengthened in Next Climate Negotiations irena 1

The reports says achieving power sector renewable energy targets under current NDCs, requires almost USD 1.7 trillion by 2030 - USD 1.2 trillion of which is required for unconditional targets, and USD 500 billion will be needed to support targets conditional upon international support.
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Can Uganda Achieve Universal Electricity Access by 2030? renewable energy 4 1 Top story

Dr Frank Sebbowa, a former Chief Executive Officer, in an interview expressed doubt on Ugandas ability to meet the National Development Plan aspirations. He noted the fact that power generation in the country is likely to double from the current 825 MW to 1757 by 2020.
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Is It Time to Rethink Hydropower Dam Construction in Uganda? renewable energy 2 1

The government plans to increase hydropower generation from the current 825 Megawatts to 2500 Megawatts in the next two years or 2020. Two flagship large hydropower projects are under construction. Karuma is expected to produce 600 MW while Isimba will have 180 MW of power generated.
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Western Uganda to Get Ten Mini Hydro Power Stations renewable energy 1 2 Top story

Henry Jumba, an Electric Engineer with the Company says the project feasibility studies were completed in June 2016. The nine mini hydro stations are expected to produce 0.5MW - 1.5MW of electricity for use in the communities as well as supply to the main electricity grid.
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Uganda Gears Up For Inaugural Future Energy Conference geothermal energy 1

Uganda is gearing up towards hosting the inaugural Future Energy Uganda conference where it is expected to showcase the enormous energy investment potential. The inaugural conference in Kampala from 12-13 September 2017 is expected to attract investors and decision makers to explore areas of renewable energy like geothermal and solar that are still under exploited.
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Carbon Emissions Could Be Cut By 70% by 2050, Says IRENA renewable energy 1 1

It suggests that to achieve the targets, the share of renewable energy in primary energy supply would need to increase to 65 in 2050 from 15 in 2015.
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Gulu Gets 20 Megawatt Electricity Generation Plant renewable energy 1

Besides the sale of electricity to the national grid, the project is also expected to provide 15,000 farmers with an additional annual income of USD 720 2.5 million Shillings per person out of the sale of agricultural residue to the project and is expected to create 6,000 new jobs in the outskirts of Gulu Town.
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Survey: Developing Countries Ask For Clean Energy Financing renewable energy 1 Top story

Countries in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean say they are finding difficulties implementing the recommendations of the Paris Climate Change Agreement in 2015 without financial support from the developed world.
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International Renewable Energy Agency Opens Seventh Assembly ministry of energy 1

Over 150 countries gather in global environment of falling renewable energy costs and rising deployment to accelerate global energy transition.
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Climate Change Not A Lie - Minister Cheptoris renewable energy 1 2

While presenting Ugandas National Statement at the high level meeting of Heads of State, minister Sam Cheptoris who represented President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at the conference, said Ugandas priority interventions on Climate Change will focus on renewable energy, climate smart agriculture, forestry, wetlands restoration, waste disposal and clean transport.
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MPs Propose Cheap Energy Options at Morocco Conference renewable energy 1

Members of Parliament from around the world are looking at possibilities of building renewable energy super grids so as to make a rapid worldwide transition to clean energy possible.
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Solar Poised to Boom in Africa Says Report solar panels 1

IRENA estimates that with the right enabling policies, Africa could be home to more than 70 gigawatts of solar PV capacity by 2030. The report discusses challenges in policy making and proposes a co-ordinated effort to collect data on the installed costs of solar PV in Africa, across all market segments. Such information will improve the efficiency of policy support and accelerate deployment.
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Nairobi to Drive Global Off-grid Electricity Agenda solar 1

Players discuss how to increase renewable energy solutions like solar and wind in rural areas where on grid power lines can not reach.
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Nyabyeya College Generates Surplus Electricity from Wood Cuttings biomass energy 1 3

Sawmills around the country have been burning wood chips and sawdust to avoid a pile up of waste but for Nyabyeya Forestry College, the wood cuttings are no longer waste. The College uses timber cutting to make something that is very rare and out of reach for many Ugandans- more than enough electricity to run operations at the college.
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2015 Sets Record for Renewable Energy biomass energy

New data by International Renewable Energy Agency renewable power generation capacity grew 8.3 in 2015, the highest rate ever recorded.
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Doubling global share of renewable energy by 2030 can save trillions of US-Dollars global warming 1

Doubling the share of renewables in the global energy mix by 2030 can save up to USD 4.2 trillion annually by 2030 15 times more than the costs according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA.
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