Impacts of Sustainable Energy in Africa

Sustainable energy refers to energy obtained from non-exhaustive sources, such as wind, hydroelectric, geothermal, biomass and solar. Each source of energy has unique benefits and costs, but the benefits of sustainable sources far outnumber the loss. Access to clean and modern energy has always been a major problem facing the African continent. Over 80% of

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Why Go Solar- Top 9 Reasons

Never before have so many benefits been associated to ‘Going Solar’ Here are the New Southern Energy top picks for you to consider. #1  Completely eliminate or drastically reduce your electric bills Electricity costs can make up a large portion of the overall budget for your home, business or non-profit. With a solar panel system,

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5 Myths on renewable energy

Renewable energy is made up of, wind energy, solar energy, and hydroelectric energy. Myths about these sources of energy influence our understanding and perceptions around how well they actually work. Five popular myths around these energy sources are constantly arising. 1. Renewable Energy is heavy in your pocket. When it comes to paying for renewable

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Cheap solar and wind prices can boost Africa’s GDP

The IMF is cutting their growth forecast for Africa and this will affect future GDP drastically. The challenges the continent faces of low commodity prices, poor and costly access to energy, weak investor confidence and rising food prices have put pressure on GPD growth. Access to cheaper and reliable energy, through solar and wind technologies,

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A New World Record

A new World record has been set:   According to the 10th Global trends in renewable Energy Investments 2016 by UNEP (United Nations Environmental Program) a massive milestone has been reached:   Total Investment into renewables last year (2015) totaled $286 billion. The previous record from 2011 was 3% lower than this.     According to the

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