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December 11, 2017Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Read Time

At the PEI, we want to shine a light on outstanding scientific, technological and commercial innovation happening in and for Africa. In no particular order, here are four news stories that illustrate how innovators are harnessing science and technology for real impact on the continent.  1) South African company empowers ‘green entrepreneurs’ South Africa has one… Read More

Four amazing advancements in science and technology in Africa

December 11, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Read Time

At the PEI, we want to shine a light on outstanding scientific, technological and commercial innovation happening in and for Africa. In no particular order, here are four news stories that illustrate how innovators are harnessing science and technology for real impact on the continent.  1) South African company empowers ‘green entrepreneurs’ South Africa has one… Read More

Innovation within the informal sector

November 27, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 1 minute Read Time

Exploring the innovation shown in various industries within the informal sector, we can draw inspiration from the business concept of street hawking, or, as I like to call it, “Traffic Marketing”. Most people who have lived or been to West Africa are aware of the term “go-slow” or traffic congestion. In Nigeria, for instance, it’s… Read More

Renewable energy project leaders on the PEI exChange

November 27, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Read Time

Access to clean, low-carbon energy is essential to achieving sustainable development in Africa. In the lead up to our Spotlight Seminar on the Future of Renewable Energy in Africa, we want to shine a light on three clean energy innovators who are showcasing their work on the PEI exChange projects map. Dr. LeRoy Boikai Dr…. Read More

Five questions with Lucia Bakulumpagi-Wamala

November 8, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Read Time

This week, we were delighted to speak to Lucia Bakulumpagi-Wamala, CEO of Bakulu Power, and one of the speakers at our upcoming Spotlight Seminar on the Future of Renewable Energy in Africa. Lucia spoke eloquently about the lack of reliable data on energy use on the continent, the biomass production plant that Bakulu Power is… Read More

sustainable energy, Solar panels, Africa

The latest & greatest renewable energy news from Africa

November 6, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Read Time

At the PEI, we are always interested in the latest science, technology and innovation coming from Africa. In the lead up to our upcoming Spotlight Seminar on the Future of Renewable Energy in Africa on the 29th November in London, here are some of the latest and greatest happenings in renewable energy on the continent…. Read More

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