US to support Zambia’s first wind energy study

Support for Zimbabwe Wind Energy Study - Zimbabwe flag on arm

Government provides funding for wind study in Zambia The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded some $1.05 million to energy developers that will be launching a wind energy study in Zambia. This will be the first wind study that has ever been carried out in the country. Access Power and EREN Renewable Energy will be responsible for the study, which will take place in Zambia’s Copperbelt Province. Once the study is completed, a new wind farm is expected to be developed. Zambia is now looking for alternatives…

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Global project aims to determine potential of wind energy in Africa

DNV is helping develop an atlas that will provide valuable information concerning wind energy The World Bank is backing a global program that is designed to study and determine the wind energy potential in countries throughout the world. The program has begun to focus its efforts on African countries, which have begun showing strong support for wind power. Through the project, DNV GL, a leading technical assessment and classification organization, is examining the wind potential that can be found in Zambia, Tanzania, and the Maldives. Project has successfully uncovered promising…

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