July 2008 Blog Posts (7)

Opening of Conectafrica's Codevelopment Social Network Canarias-Africa-WWW


I thought maybe you could be interested in my brand new Codevelopment Social Network, virtually & strategically located between Canary Islands, Africa & the www : http://conectafrica.ning.com

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Canary Islands are a natural, technological & cultural platform between 3 continents... So it's about… Continue

Added by Conectafrica-AtlanticSynapse on July 26, 2008 at 3:40pm — No Comments

Social Entrepreneurs Develop Cleaner Alternative to African Wood-Burning Stoves

On his first trip to Ghana in September 2006, Mark Henderson traveled through countryside that was lush, but obscured with haze. The haze was the first thing Henderson saw when his plane landed in Accra, the most populous city in this West African country on the Gulf of Guinea... read more

Added by Bas Vlugt on July 16, 2008 at 9:45pm — No Comments

Naomi Campbell Launches Tree Planting Campaign in Abuja

Naomi Campbell was in Abuja, Nigeria, on Friday where she attended and participated in the launch of The Abuja Green Society’s campaign to plant a tree for every baby born in the region’s hospital in hopes to ensure them a better future... read… Continue

Added by Bas Vlugt on July 15, 2008 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Brown backs "major investment" in solar energy

Gordon Brown yesterday hailed efforts to tap in the power of the North African sun to European power grids at the Mediterranean Summit in Paris... read more

Added by Bas Vlugt on July 14, 2008 at 10:00pm — No Comments

5,2 megawatt wind farm goes online in Cape Town

In a first for South Africa, Darling Wind Power, an independent power producer with BEE shareholding credentials, officially opened its wind farm in May. This national demonstration wind farm has four wind turbines that can supply 5,2 megawatts of electricity... read more

Added by Bas Vlugt on July 9, 2008 at 10:11am — No Comments

Philips signs solar technology deal

Philips has signed an agreement with the Dutch government to form a partnership that will develop a new generation of sustainable solar-powered lighting solutions for Sub-Saharan Africa... read more

Added by Bas Vlugt on July 7, 2008 at 2:20pm — No Comments

South Africa takes its first steps into the fast-growing wind energy market

About 185 MW of South Africa’s electricity could be generated by wind in 2010. With power utility Eskom’s current installed capacity measuring 38 000 MW, this will be about 0,5% of capacity... read more

Added by Bas Vlugt on July 7, 2008 at 9:38am — 1 Comment

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