Jul 28, 2021

The promotion of clean energy technologies in Kenya

Cleophas Mecha, par­tic­i­pant of the COBENEFITS Online Train­ing, Kenya

In this part of our series Co-ben­e­fits Sto­ries, Cleophas Mecha talks about renew­able ener­gy deploy­ment in dif­fer­ent regions in Kenya – and their effects. For this series, we have asked ener­gy pro­fes­sion­als that have par­tic­i­pat­ed in our train­ings for their thoughts and expe­ri­ences on co-ben­e­fits of renew­able ener­gy in their country.

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Jul 27, 2021

Kenya: how renewables improve the quality of life

Bev­er­ly Abwon­ji, par­tic­i­pant of the COBENEFITS Online Train­ing, Kenya

In this part of our series Co-ben­e­fits Sto­ries, Bev­er­ly Abwon­ji explains how renew­ables improve the qual­i­ty of life for peo­ple in Kenya. For this series, we have asked ener­gy pro­fes­sion­als that have par­tic­i­pat­ed in our train­ings for their thoughts and expe­ri­ences on co-ben­e­fits of renew­able ener­gy in their country.

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Jul 27, 2021

The success story of residential solar energy in Cape Town

Nox­o­lo Kabane, par­tic­i­pant of the COBENEFITS Online Train­ing, South Africa

In this part of our series Co-ben­e­fits Sto­ries, Nox­o­lo Kabane tells how renew­ables cre­ate an oppor­tu­ni­ty for clean, afford­able and sus­tain­able ener­gy in South Africa. For this series, we have asked ener­gy pro­fes­sion­als that have par­tic­i­pat­ed in our train­ings for their thoughts and expe­ri­ences on co-ben­e­fits of renew­able ener­gy in their country.

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Jul 21, 2021

Creating job opportunities in Mexico

Aldo Coro­nel, par­tic­i­pant of the COBENEFITS Online Train­ing, Mexico

In this part of our series Co-ben­e­fits Sto­ries, Aldo Coro­nel explains how renew­ables can accel­er­ate the employ­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties in Mex­i­co. For this series, we have asked ener­gy pro­fes­sion­als that have par­tic­i­pat­ed in our train­ings for their thoughts and expe­ri­ences on co-ben­e­fits of renew­able ener­gy in their country.

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Jul 21, 2021

The impact of renewables on Turkey’s energy independence

Meltem Bayrak­tar, par­tic­i­pant of the COBENEFITS Online Train­ing, Turkey

In the first part of our new series Co-ben­e­fits Sto­ries, Meltem Bayrak­tar from Turkey explains the upsides that come with less import­ed fos­sil fuels and how renew­ables can reduce air pol­lu­tion in Turk­ish cities. For this series, we have asked ener­gy pro­fes­sion­als that have par­tic­i­pat­ed in our train­ings for their thoughts and expe­ri­ences on co-ben­e­fits of renew­able ener­gy in their country.

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Jul 06, 2021

Fostering Community Well-Being Through Energy-Sector Investments

A trainee at the Strath­more Ener­gy Research Cen­tre in Nairo­bi, Kenya installing solar pan­els. Strath­more Uni­ver­si­ty Training

The pos­i­tive impacts of renew­able ener­gy devel­op­ment for peo­ple and the plan­et are wide­ly acknowl­edged. How­ev­er, the direct con­tri­bu­tion of local renew­able ener­gy projects to local com­mu­ni­ty well-being has received lim­it­ed atten­tion to date. Our new study describes a social per­for­mance approach to invest­ing in the ener­gy sec­tor that focus­es on pro­mot­ing the well-being of indi­vid­u­als and ener­gy project host communities.

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