This newsletter features several events. The headings are as follows: MAPS emerges as an alternative approach for green growth strategising in Africa highlights papers and opportunities from the CCDA-III conference in Addis Ababa. Nuclear outreach and demystification campaigns focuses on the Energy Careers Focus Week where energy issues where discussed Renewable energy opportunities. Demand forecast programme briefly explains the requirements for a demand forecast programme . The following three articles Grid risks, An explosion of renewable energy options presented in REP and The impacts of wind turbines near communities and measuring sound focus on renewable energy and especially on wind energy. Other titles include African Business Advisors, LUKOIL starts exploration drilling in Sierra Leone, Petroplan opens regional hub in South Africa, and Bowman Gilfillan helps bring solar power to the grid. Geothermal development in East Africa boosted by the AfDB is a new project to explore the geothermal potential in the Lake Assal region. The last articles includes Sub-Saharan renewable energy boom: Investment opportunities, Aggreko secures 50 MW Interim Power Project in Guinea, Interpol report warns carbon trading at increased risk of criminal exploitation, CSP South Africa: 3rd Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Conference and Expo, Addressing Africa’s power challenges – POWER-GEN Africa and DistribuTECH Africa set for 2014 event, CSP storage in South Africa driving down LCOE and Linking climate information to decisions through games.