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  1. Greenpeace proposes a funding mechanism to roll out renewables in developing countries

    At the Conference on the Mediterranean Solar Plan in Valencia (Spain) last week, Greenpeace presented a financial mechanism to boost renewable energy uptake in developing countries that would "give rise to the most clean energy at the lowest cost, so that between 1,600 and 2,300 GW of renewable...
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  2. World Bank Scores Africa Low in Power Generation and to invest $200m in rural electrification project

    The World Bank has said that only 24 per cent of the Sub-Saharan Africa population could access electricity in spite of the various interventions to address energy power crisis on the continent. This clarification was made known by the bank's Senior Specialist on Energy, Wagar Haider, at a workshop...
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  3. Chevron gives USD 1 million for UNIDO project on entrepreneurship curriculum in Angola schools

    LUANDA, 29 October 2010 – Chevron will contribute USD 1 million towards a project by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) that will help introduce entrepreneurship as a subject in secondary schools of Angola. The project will complement the national programme of the...
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  4. Delhi energy conference participants back UN global energy access strategy

    NEW DELHI, 29 October 2010 – Participants at the Delhi International Renewable Energy Conference (DIREC 2010) voiced support for a UN campaign that aims for universal access to modern energy services and called on the international community to give this goal the highest priority. This was...
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