Solar Energy for Kitchen Garden Livelihoods

In Kenya, as in many parts of the world, women have historically played a pivotal role in sustaining households and communities. From managing households to providing food and nurturing families, their contributions are immeasurable. However, despite their immense...

Join the second LEAP-RE Stakeholder Forum in Kigali in October!

The second LEAP-RE Stakeholder Forum will be held in Kigali, Rwanda, from 10 to 13 October, 2023. About the LEAP-RE Stakeholder forum The LEAP-RE Stakeholder Forum is an event organised to enrich the LEAP-RE Community. It aims to create and expand an international...

Solar Powered Irrigation and how it works

Solar irrigation uses the sun’s energy to power a pump which supplies water to crops and increases yields and profits for small farms. Solar irrigation system works when the pumps used for transporting the water are equipped with solar cells. Here, the solar energy...

IrriTech Secures Funding from YSDC & SAVING THE EARTH

IrriTech secured a partnership with Youth Sustainability Development Conference (YSDC) and Saving the Earth to provide solar-powered irrigation kits for farmers in Lagos, State. Despite the reported positive impact of solar-driven irrigation systems on the yield and...

Farm installs solar energy plant to lower carbon footprint

A Western Cape winery, Cederberg Wines, has partnered with Eskom and New Southern Energy to cement its commitment toward sustainability with a 257.76 kWp solar power plant. Situated in the Cederberg Nature Conservancy, the award-winning winery harvests 900 tonnes of...