Malawi's Quiet Solar Energy Revolution - ZEEC Featured on Mojo Velo

November 27, 2016

On the shores of Lake Malawi, a solar academy is aiming high in order to catapult Malawi onto the solar bandwagon. We caught up with the staff at the Zayed Solar Academy.


Student shines a light on Malawi electricity shortage in Abu Dhabi

January 20, 2016

Amid the summit meetings, press conferences, book launches and panel discussions that have taken place in the past few days as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, it took a presentation from a candle-wielding 22-year-old to focus attention on the harsh realities of energy poverty confronted by millions of people throughout the developing world.


Zayed energy grant transforms African village

August 30, 2015

​ABU DHABI // Funds from winning last year’s Zayed Future Energy Prize have helped Dikirani Thaulo turn his hometown into a centre for solar energy development and education.


Zayed Future Energy Prize: Winners and why they won

January 20, 2014

Africa: In Malawi, the Nkhata Bay School Authority, was rewarded for its proposal to create a solar demonstration and training centre — a program that will promote the use of solar power in one of the least electrified countries in Southern... 


Malawi school authority chosen as finalist for Zayed Future Energy Prize

January 3, 2014

Abu Dhabi: In one of the regions of the world where only a handful of residents have access to electricity, a proposal has been put forward to train students and community members about solar lighting use and development.