In Sub-Saharan Africa access to electricity in rural areas stands at 25% compared to 75% in urban areas. Up to 595 million people still do not have access to electricity in a season where many people are required to stay at home due to the Covid-19 global pandemic. According to GSMA, 50% of these people […]
GOGLA and The World Bank Group’s Lighting Global programme hosted the 2020 edition of the Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo on the 18th to the 20th February 2020 in Nairobi, Kenya. The Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo is the premier meeting of the off-grid solar sector providing a unique platform for knowledge exchange, […]
Wednesday 27th November 2019 – Sofies Group organized a workshop to share information on their ongoing project funded by CDC with M-Kopa and other Electrical and Electronic Equipment producers. The aim of the project is to establish the evidence base and conduct a pilot project to develop an efficient and effective collection and recycling e-waste […]
Nairobi, Kenya, 28th March 2020 – As the world pulls together to fight the Corona Virus (COVID -19), the Africa Clean Energy Technical Assistance Facility (ACE TAF) is cognisant of the global disruption caused by the pandemic in all the countries we operate. We will be playing our part by adhering to the guidance provided […]
Thursday December 10, 2019 – ACE TAF launched its programme activities in Addis Ababa Ethiopia in an event attended by essential public and private sector stakeholders across the off-grid sector including donor and development partners; government ministries departments, and agencies; ACE TAF partners; industry associations; Micro-Finance Institutions(MFI’s), Banks, and support institutions in the sector. The […]
During its inception period, between December 2018 and May 2019, the ACE TAF program carried out 6 Quick Win activities. These activities were chosen after stakeholder consultation was undertaken with a range of off-grid sector experts to identify potentially low-hanging enabling environment activities that could be started immediately, were likely to be able to achieve […]
During the last 4 months (February to June 2019), the Africa Clean Energy Technical Advisory Facility (ACE TAF), identified a few areas of support to the new Energy Ministry in Sierra Leone. The activity involved reactivating the Off-Grid working group – a platform for off-grid stakeholders that will coordinate and synchronise all off-grid efforts towards achieving energy […]
The United Kingdom has set up another funding window to improve electricity access to Nigerians and 14 other African countries, especially vulnerable rural communities and marginalised groups, using clean off-grid solar electricity. Expected to last for the next four years and funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the programme – Africa Clean […]
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