The Thai village using poop to power homes
Nestled in a deep pocket of forest that lies off Thailand's electrical grid, villagers in Pa Deng have become early adopters and evangelists for an unusual alternative energy source: poop
Toxic gas becomes energy source to power Rwandan economy
Rwanda is turning methane gas dissolved deep inside the waters of Lake Kivu into a lifeline by generating electricity to help businesses expand and light up a nation with a chronic power shortage.
Sanyade Okoli, MD Travant Capital Advisory Limited, speaks on inflation and the Nigerian economy
Sanyade Okoli talks to Guardian TV on the current situation of the Nigerian economy, including electricity tariffs and fuel scarcity.
Starvation, power woes loom in Zimbabwe and Zambia
One of Africa’s biggest dams, Lake Kariba is down to record low levels due to drought raising fears of a worsening power deficit in Zambia and Zimbabwe and threatening the livelihoods of fishers who depend on its waters.
Kenya taps geothermal heat to boost power
Kenya is tapping geothermal heat in the Great Rift Valley to boost its electricity production, in a bid to triple output by 2020. The valley is a geothermal hotspot, containing water that reaches 300 degrees Celsius, under a thin area of the earth's crust.