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PIC. 4. A VIEW OF SHIRORO HYDROELECTRIC POWER  
STATION WITH THE TAILRACE OF USED WATER IN NIGER STATE  
 ON WEDNESDAY (31/8/11).
16 Aug
$177 million investment for renewable energy in Africa

The global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power is investing $177.5 million of equity in the pan-African renewable energy generation platform Lekela Power(link is external), of which $117.5 will come from other investors such as the private grant making foundation Rockefeller Brothers Fund ($ 10 million),...

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09 Aug
Kenya to host IRENA renewable energy conference

The third IRENA International Off-grid Renewable Energy Conference (IOREC) is set to discuss the way forward in scaling up off-grid renewables. In East Africa, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has partnered with the Kenyan ministry of energy and petroleum and the Alliance for Rural Electrification...