UNFCCC TEC Convenes Ahead of Bonn Climate Talks, UN Partners Build Capacity on Climate Change and Agriculture, SDGs
The TEC, the policy arm of the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism, convened for its 15th meeting in Bonn, Germany, from 12-15 September 2017. The CTCN, the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency and the Private Financing Advisory Network issued a call for proposals for women-led sustainable energy enterprises in West Africa. UNDP and FAO, in partnership with UNITAR, launched a Massive Open Online Course on climate change and agriculture.
Co-hosted by the African Union (AU) Commission and the Government of Ethiopia, the inaugural AMCOMET Africa Hydromet Forum convened in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 12-15 September 2017. The Forum sought to: strengthen regional and national leadership to improve weather, water and climate, or hydromet, services; and demonstrate the socio-economic benefits of hydromet services modernization, among other things. It highlighted the role of hydromet in Africaâs climate-resilient development and...
[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU) acquires half a billion dollars concessional loan from the Chinese government for the rehabilitation of electric power distribution lines in 54 towns and to construct distribution centres at 17 industrial parks.
[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) says it is in the process of doubling its transmission capacity to over 140 megawatts come December, 2018.
[Vanguard] In an effort to resolve and minimize technical challenges, expand the load and promptly attend to Distribution interface issues, the Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), has appointed Focal Person tointerface with DisCos in order to ensure that the DisCos take more power to the consumers.The Focal Persons were inaugurated recently at the TCN Corporate Headquarters, Abuja.