World Water Day

In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly designated 22 March as the first World Water Day. 22 years later, World Water Day is celebrated around the world, with every year a focus on a specific issue. In 2015, the theme for World Water Day is ‘Water and Sustainable Development’. It’s about how water impacts to…

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The co-founders of Solektra Int. will present efforts to address Africa energy crisis at a special panel organized by Africa 2030

23 September 2015 – Thione Niang, co-founder of the Akon Lighting Africa initiative, presented efforts to address Africa energy crisis at a special panel organized by Africa 2030, a platform set up by the l’avant-garde Network and Gobee Group. He focused his remarks on the objectives and motivations of the 3 cofounders when they launched the project, results to…

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Special report Akon Lighting Africa and Solektra international in September 2015 issue of Le Magazine de l’Afrique (Fr)

Lancé il y a 18 mois, le programme d’électrification de l’Afrique promu par le chanteur sénégalo-américain Akon étonne par ses méthodes et par ses résultats.   Il y a deux ans, j’ai rendu visite à ma grand-mère à Kaolack, au Sénégal. Pas d’électricité, on fonctionnait au kéro- sène. Je me suis dit, ce n’est pas…

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Solektra Solar Academy – New general training: March 27-31, 2017

Everything you want to learn about Solar PV systems …is at the Solektra Solar Academy   Training: “General introduction to photovoltaic solar systems” For personnel involved in the organization and implementation of electrification programs in rural areas   This session is intended for electrical engineers, representatives of ministries or rural electrification agencies, staff of NGOs…

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