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  • 03:53 Rwanda Is Getting Serious About Alternative Energy

    Rwanda Is Getting Serious About Alternative Energy

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    Find out how the demand for power in the country has attracted green energy investments.

  • 02:26 Solar Energy Business Booming In Eastern DR Congo

    Solar Energy Business Booming In Eastern DR Congo

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    With a very small percentage of the population in eastern DR Congo connected to the electricity grid, residents are increasingly turning to the sun's rays to meet their energy needs. In Goma, solar panel sales have skyrocketed. Clementine Logan reports

  • 01:57 Aliko Dangote To Invest In Cement, Energy And Mining In Zimbabwe

    Aliko Dangote To Invest In Cement, Energy And Mining In Zimbabwe

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    In Zimbabwe, Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to set up the biggest cement plant in the country, but he is not stopping there. He plans to make investments in energy and mining too. The Nigerian businessman announced the plans after meetings wit

  • 01:31 Solar Lamps Light Way Despite Cameroon Blackouts

    Solar Lamps Light Way Despite Cameroon Blackouts

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    Many Cameroonian residents have had to contend with unprecedented power cuts. The government has promised to improve the country's hydroelectric dam and power lines but in the meantime, ordinary Cameroonians, especially students, have been relying on sola

  • 02:18 Zimbabwe Bans Electric Geysers To Save On Energy

    Zimbabwe Bans Electric Geysers To Save On Energy

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    As an energy crisis in Zimbabwe worsens, the government has announced plans to ban electric showers as part of efforts to save what little power there is. Authorities say these consume 40% of domestic power, and they have now rolled out a programme to ins

  • 01:55 Cameroonian Turns Rubbish Into Clean Energy

    Cameroonian Turns Rubbish Into Clean Energy

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    The unsightly fruit and vegetable debris scattered in the streets and marketplaces of Cameroon's capital Douala are no longer just rubbish, but a source of raw materials. Here is a look at an interesting startup that is transforming the waste into ecofrie

  • 00:34 South Africa To Increase Nuclear Power To National Grid

    South Africa To Increase Nuclear Power To National Grid

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    South Africa has started a process that could lead to it adding up to 9,600 megawatts of nuclear power to its national grid. The country's department of energy said the cabinet had earlier this month given the green light to issue a request for proposals

  • 03:28 Namibia Builds Gas-fired Power Station To Secure Energy Supply

    Namibia Builds Gas-fired Power Station To Secure Energy Supply

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    Countries around the world are scrambling to secure energy supply. But many are looking for new and alternative ways to do this. Namibia, in South West Africa has opted to go the renewable energy route by building a gas-fired power station. The technology

  • 02:41 Zimbabwe Power Utility Is Proposing A 5% Hike In Tariffs

    Zimbabwe Power Utility Is Proposing A 5% Hike In Tariffs

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    The lights have been on for weeks in Zimbabwe, a rare occurrence in a country notorious for an erratic power supply. But Zimbabwean manufacturers and miners say there are tough times ahead. The power utility is proposing a 5 cent hike in tariffs to 14.64

  • 02:11 Kenyans Harness Solar Power To Irrigate Crops

    Kenyans Harness Solar Power To Irrigate Crops

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    In Kenya, not many farmers can reliably run a farm based only on rain-fed agriculture. That means most turn to irrigation systems to water their crops, even though they can be both expensive, and frustrating. Maria Galang met one farmer who is turning to

  • 03:07 Morocco Seeks To Become A World Leader In Renewable Energy

    Morocco Seeks To Become A World Leader In Renewable Energy

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    Morocco is looking to become a world leader in renewable energy. The country currently imports almost all of its energy requirements. But that might soon change, as CCTV's Dan Williams now reports.

  • 01:48 Morocco's Solar-power Plant Set To Generate 580MW

    Morocco's Solar-power Plant Set To Generate 580MW

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    Africa has been quite slow in implementing renewable energy solutions. However Morocco is making headway with a project that is set to become Africa's largest solar power plant. Named Noor, the project could provide a model for other African countries

  • 01:40 New Energy Source Unveiled At WEF

    New Energy Source Unveiled At WEF

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    A new energy resource has been unveiled at the World Economic Forum for Africa in Durban, South Africa. Its will significantly reduce the time on research and cost of visiting countries to understand energy requirements and investment opportunities. The E

  • 02:23 Zimbabwe Government  Inks Last-minute Deal To Prevent Outage

    Zimbabwe Government Inks Last-minute Deal To Prevent Outage

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    Zimbabwe's power utility and central bank have come up with an eleventh-hour deal to avert a potential power crisis. South Africa's Eskom had given the country an end of May deadline to pay up for imports or risk being switched off. Farai Mwakutuya has mo

  • 02:03 Egypt Government And Private Sector Embrace Renewable Energy

    Egypt Government And Private Sector Embrace Renewable Energy

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    The Egyptian government and private companies are looking to increase the production of green energy. But there are some obstacles in the journey from fossil fuels to renewable resources.

  • 01:11 Powering Zimbabwe: $500 Million Upgrade To Increase Energy Generation

    Powering Zimbabwe: $500 Million Upgrade To Increase Energy Generation

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    Zimbabwe will take a huge step towards resolving its long running energy deficit this year after the completion of expansion of the Kariba South Hydro power station. Farai Mwakutuya reports from the capital, Harare.