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Ghana: Clash Over Electricity Tariffs - Boy Shot Dead, Others Injured At Agormanya

[Ghanaian Times] A 14-year-old boy, was shot dead while scores have been injured in a clash between the people of Lower Manya Krobo municipality on one hand and personnel of Ghana Police Service and the Power Distribution Service (PDS) on the other hand, following a misunderstanding over payment

Ghana: Irate Manya Kpongunor Youths, Police Clash Over Electricity Disconnection

[Ghanaian Times] Three persons have been injured while another is in the grips of the Nuaso District Police, following a pandemonium that marred a mass disconnection exercise by the Power Distribution Service (PDS) in the Lower Manya Krobo municipality of the Eastern Region.

East Africa: Marine-Based 'Blue Economies' Offer Massive Potential

[allAfrica] Developing ocean-based resources in areas such as fisheries, aquaculture, coastal tourism, transport and ports, mining and energy, could generate U.S. $20.8 billion a year for the 220 million people of the western Indian Ocean region, according to a recent report.

Cooling your home: How to connect residential buildings to district cooling? (Webinar) - 29.05.2019


Demand for space cooling is set to rise to 30% of buildings’ electricity demand by 2050 with nearly 70% of the increase coming from the residential sector (IEA, The Future of Cooling, 2018).

For existing homes, energy efficiency often has a better return on investment than solar

Mitigation Finance Update: Which Banks Take Climate Action Seriously?

Brazil’s cement industry aims at reducing 35% of its emissions. Bank of America will mobilize USD 300 billion in sustainable finance by 2030. World Bank approved USD 200 million for a Off-Grid Energy Project in the West Africa and the Sahel Region.

Cutting cities' emissions does have economic benefits – and these ultimately outweigh the costs

The politics of climate change in Australia has always been about the costs of change. It’s often debated in terms of we can’t afford or can afford to pay for the changes needed to our power, transport and building systems.

Southern Africa: Global Organisations to Promote Energy Efficiency in SADC

[Namibian] VARIOUS international organisations have vowed to assist the Southern African Development Community in promoting energy efficiency within the region.

Prepay: Saving electricity and money or going without?

Zimbabwe: New Energy Minister for Zimbabwe As Load Shedding Continues

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced the appointment of Deputy Minister of Transport, Fortune Chasi, as the new minister of energy, as the country continues to face rotational power cuts and fuel shortages.


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