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The invasion of second-hand clothes in Africa


Part of what the West decides not to wear is sent with a one-way ticket to Africa, which is good for the environment, but not for the local economy.

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Comment: Africa can save billions by adopting renewable energy

Envirotec Magazine

By Kenneth Engblom Vice President, Wartsila Energy, Europe and Africa. When it comes to building the future of energy in Africa, the decisions facing the continent’s leaders today are nothing less than of historical importance. Africa knows where it needs to go. In Africa, renewables must become the new baseload.

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Africa's first green hydrogen plant to be complete by 2024

Inhabitat - Innovation

million) hydrogen plant in Namibia, Africa. The plant will be complete in 2024, making it Africa's first hydrogen power plant. A French power producer HDF Energy (HDF.PA) is constructing a 3.1 billion Namibian dollar (USD $181.25

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Unlocking Solar Capital (USC) Africa


The 5th edition of Unlocking Solar Capital (USC) Africa will provide you with this opportunity by fostering collaboration between the investment space - DFIs, impact and climate-aligned investors, philanthropies, venture capital, and commercial capital - and the project development segment - IPPs, project developers, service & product providers.

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THE PARKS will be Africa's largest sustainable city

Inhabitat - Innovation

Dubai-based URB has just unveiled plans to create Africa's largest sustainable city, THE PARKS.

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Tesla-backed startup is powering a microgrid in Africa

Inhabitat - Innovation

Tesla-backed start-up ZOLA Electric deployed a new solar and battery system to power two villages in Africa. The new system is known as INFINITY and generates sufficient power to power two villages with over 1,000 homes. The system will also supply power to schools and businesses in the villages.

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The new Africa Institute in UAE will highlight open air design

Inhabitat - Innovation

Dedicated to the advanced study, research and documentation of Africa and the African diaspora in the Arab world, the Africa Institute in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates recently commissioned Adjaye Associates to design a new 343,175-square-foot campus.

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