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Africa to benefit from Canada’s renewable-energy expertise

Engineering News – ONLINE

24 June 2014

Canada, which generates over 77% of its electricity from renewable-energy sources, has a lot to offer African countries in terms of technical skills and expertise in the renewable-energy space, Canadian Minister of International Trade Ed Fast said on Tuesday.

He stated that Canadian companies had the experience and technical skills to help sub-Saharan African countries develop their renewable-energy sectors.

Fast, who is leading leading a Southern African-focused trade delegation of Canadian companies active in the extractives and energy sectors, was inCape Town for the launch of SkyPower Cares, the corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative of SkyPower – a Canadian developer of solar photovoltaic projects.  Read more…

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