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Africa not using enough renewable energy: experts

Solving Africa's power crisis will require greater energy efficiency and countries making better use of renewable resources, the World Economic Forum on Africa heard Thursday.
The continent, where 600 million people still don't have electricity, has to think of better ways to promote energy efficiency while reducing enormous losses of energy from people illegally plugging into the electricity grid... read more

Added by Bas Vlugt on June 5, 2008 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Mozambican joint firm to invest in biodiesel

Over the next six years, a Mozambican joint venture company is set to invest $150 million in the production of biodiesel from jatropha, its official said on Wednesday. Odeveza, owned by a group of Canadian and Mozambican firms, said the projects would create about 700 jobs and could make Mozambique one of Africa's biggest biofuels producers... read more

Added by Bas Vlugt on June 4, 2008 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Western Cape 80 MW wind farm to be community owned

The Western Cape appears to be accelerating ahead in the race to generate renewable energy and reduce carbon emissions, with plans for a second large R850-million wind farm in the windy St Helena Bay area... read more

Added by Bas Vlugt on June 1, 2008 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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