South-South tech transfer could increase energy access

Posted on August 03, 2015
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By Gilbert Nakweya [NAIROBI] Strengthening South-South technology transfer and bridging the gap between policy and research could help Sub-Saharan Africa increase access to clean energy, a workshop has heard. Experts at Accelerating Clean Energy Access in Africa held in Kenya early this month (9-10 July)said that Sub-Saharan Africa has a huge energy gap, but technologies and innovations exist to help addressthe challenge. Cosmas Ochieng’, the executive director of Kenyan-based African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS),

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By wPOWER Hub Communications Globally, at least three billion people rely on solid fuels for cooking, causing serious environmental and health impacts that disproportionately affect women and children. UN statistics indicate that in Kenya, at least 14,300 women die every year from inhaling the gases. Burning these fuels on rudimentary stoves or three-stone fires creates a dangerous cocktail of pollutants that can kill. Bamboo biomass energy has great potential to be an alternative for fossil

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New Delhi| April 16th 2015 By wPOWER Hub Communications : The wPOWER Hub at the Wangari Maathai Institute, University of Nairobi, led an African Delegation, comprising 24 members from Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania to attend and participate at the wPOWER Global Partnership Forum 2015, at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on April 16th – 17th. The forum, jointly organized by The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP) was

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wPOWER: Promoting Women’s Critical Role in Clean Energy Solutions to Climate Change

Posted on June 18, 2015
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wPOWER: Promoting Women’s Critical Role in Clean Energy Solutions to Climate Change In honor of “Gender Day” at the annual United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP-19), the United States is highlighting its actions to harness the potential of women and women’s networks to increase the use of clean energy technologies, which in turn helps reduce climate change. The Department of State launched the Partnership on Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables

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