WIND ENERGY

Piauí, Brazil & Northern Cape, South Africa The purpose of the project activities is to promote electricity generation from renewable wind energy. Both projects contribute to the improvement of energy supply and independence and increase the share of renewable energy in the electricity mix. In addition, the projects provide further sources of income and jobs for the local population. In South Africa, further investments in…

CLEAN COOKING STOVES

Nigeria This project to distribute clean cooking stoves in Nigeria was initiated by local women’s groups. Over 71 per cent of the population cooks on inefficient cookers over open fires. The resulting air pollution encouraged women in the capital Abuja to develop more fuel-efficient models. The project enables the production and distribution of stoves with a ceramic lining that can better absorb and store heat.…