Rwanda has a massive energy problem. Only 25 percent of households have electricity. The government wants to increase that figure to 70 percent by 2018 with the help of hydropower and methane.
In 2017, eco@africa featured a host of eco heroes bringing solar power to their communities through innovative business ideas and inventions. Here are our top five solar solutions from Africa.
General Electric's long-term punt on the profitability of its power business is not paying off. The US giant will cut almost one fifth of its global workforce in the area as it tries to meet its own cost-cutting targets.
Building hydroelectric power plants is complex and often difficult to finance. But not just investors need convincing, the local population does, too.
The world's least developed countries need more reliable power sources. Just turning the lights on could lift nearly 600 million people out of the depths of poverty, according to a new UN report.
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