renewable energy
Has Africa’s time for hydropower passed?

Has Africa’s time for hydropower passed?

Africa has vast untapped sources of hydroelectricity but climate change, particularly droughts, raises questions about sustainability. Hydroelectricity has an attractive appeal for Africa. It can provide a baseload – a...

Going to waste

Going to waste

Solar power: the dark side Traded as environmentally sound, solar power leaves waste that could engulf Africa in the same way as plastic Daniel Wesonga, a resident of Moi Farm village in western Kenya, is a happy man...