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Kenya Climate Ventures invests in Sistema.bio's expansion in Kenya

Kenya Climate Ventures (KCV), a World Bank Fund,just concluded an investment round in Sistema.bio to deliver sustainable renewable energy and agricultural solutions to farmers in Kenya.The convertible debt investment will...

23 May 2018

KCIC contributes to greening Kenya through tree planting 

As forest cover continues to be a challenge in Kenya and other parts of the world, the government is making its mark in encouraging the increase of forest cover which...

9 May 2018

Kings Biofuels receives Kshs. 5 million in investment 

Kings Biofuels Limited has received Kshs. 5 million (approximately $50,000) financing from the Kenya Climate Innovation Center, under its Early Stage Financing Mechanism (ESFM). The company becomes the second to...

9 May 2018

Olkaria Bio Limited powering industries

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations Global Forest Resources Assessment (2005) and the State of the World’s Forests (2005, 2003, 2001) between 1990 and 2000,...

25 Apr 2018

Mitigating water scarcity with evolved technology

A chance meeting of three young ladies at a training program birthed the concept of Majik Water. Among shortlisted attendees for the Global Solutions Program by Singularity University in Silicon...

25 Apr 2018

Acacia Innovations wins at the Start Up Energy Transition Award 2018

Last week Acacia Innovations emerged winners at the Start Up Energy (SET) Award in a ceremony held in Berlin, Germany walking away with 10,000 Euros. The award seeks to recognize...

25 Apr 2018

Lending to rural households for renewable energy access 

Rafode have been creating value by delivering high quality solar systems since 2013. They offer Global Lighting certified equipment exclusively via short term credit lines, typically 24-36 weekly instalments. The...

21 Mar 2018

Innovative system that monitors water levels

One of the many challenges we experience as human beings is impending water shortages. The situation in Cape Town, South Africa is a reflection of how climate change is affecting the...

21 Mar 2018

Market gap spurs business niche in energy

After a year of research and being trained on solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies at the Strathmore Energy Research Centre, Kevin and Evan set out to establish a 100% local company...

21 Mar 2018

Sankalp Africa Summit 2018: innovation in one space

The 5th Sankalp Africa Summit was held on the 1st -2nd of March at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS). The event brought together entrepreneurs, investors, intermediaries and individuals...

7 Mar 2018