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November 8, 2017Estimated 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

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

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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

Post-Ebola: Enhancing health security in Africa

October 30, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Read Time

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa was first reported in March 2014, and went on to become the largest and deadliest in the history of the virus. The epidemic spread between countries and involved major urban areas as well as rural ones. The severity and complexity of the outbreak in Africa highlighted the importance of… Read More

10 fascinating facts about energy in Africa

October 30, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Read Time

Clean and sustainable energy is crucial for development. However, currently, average electricity grid access across Africa is a mere 20%. What’s more, a mere seven African countries have electrification rates that exceed 50%. As a result, there’s no better time to learn about the challenges and opportunities in enhancing access to energy in Africa, and… Read More

How to write a good project profile on the PEI exChange

October 16, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Read Time

The PEI exChange is the world’s first online matching platform for experts working in and for Africa. Based on a user-identified criteria, including countries and regions of focus, industries, skills and experience, the PEI exChange provides personalised matches with other users.     Our interactive project map feature allows users to gain exposure by showcasing their… Read More

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