Yariv Cohen
Yariv Cohen
A technician during an installation of a solar panel. Africa experiencing the transformative power of solar energy. With 660 million people still living without power in their homes and communities. Fille Photo
2023 shone bright for solar power, setting stage for brighter, more impactful 2024
Francesco La Camera, IRENA's Director-General.
Unlocking Africa's renewable sector potential: An open discussion with IRENA Director General
Workers at a construction site in Kigali. According to the new statistics 91% of sub-Saharan African workers lack pension plan.Photo by Craish Bahizi
Why over 90% of sub-Saharan African workers lack pension plan
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Powering progress: renewable energy financing is on the rise
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While global tech funding plummeted, Africa’s ecosystem shines on
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Africa's solar sector had a great year. Here’s what we need to make 2023 even greater
Delegates at the two-week-long United Nations Climate Conference (COP27) that ended on November 18. Courtesy photo.
Weather data great way to invest compensation funds determined at COP27
An aeriel view of recent floods in Nigeria. Net photo.
COP 27 is Africa’s COP, and a chance for some much-needed climate action
A carbon credit is a permit that represents one ton of carbon dioxide removed from the atmosphere. More and more companies are pledging to help stop climate change by reducing their greenhouse-gas emissions to the lowest possible point. Net photo.
Carbon credits set to rule business sphere, but first, market requires overhaul
Local coders during a skills development workshop facilitated by a trainer from startup Andela Rwanda. Africau2019s innovation and tech ecosystem have flourished over the past few years.
While global investments fall, African startups continue their mountainous rise
A Rwanda Energy Groupu2019s technician during grid extension in Gasabo District. Photo: File.
Africa’s energy is making rapid steps for equality in employment
Sellers of vegetables wait for clients at Nyabugogo Market. Photo: Craish Bahizi.
Potential solution to Africa’s food crisis
An 8.5MW solar power plant in Rwamagana District. Renewable energy companies have been experiencing a growing focus, with some exciting developments. Photo: File.
The global investment sphere is telling a story; investors are taking notes
The more renewable energy technologies are deployed, the cheaper they become, leading to more deployment. Photo: File.
The world is on a greener path, which continent will win the race?
A 50kw hybrid mini-grid in Rutenderi, Gasabo District. Renewable energy has potential to be  a key growth driver.
Earth day 2022: Carbon credits are catalysing change
Officials tour inside a residential house of beneficiary of Cana Challenge. Photo: Courtesy.
Solar power is changing millions of lives; testimonials from the most remote villages in Rwanda
After the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015, the United Nations Environment estimated the cost of climate change adaptation in developing countries to be as high as $300 billion per year in 2030 and $500 billion per year in 2050. / Photo: File.
Covid, supply chains, and overspending impact inflation, so does climate change
A view of an 8.5MW solar power plant in Rwamagana District, eastern Rwanda, one of the largest in east Africa. / Photo: File.
8 more years to go: tracking SDG7 progress

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