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Platinum giants eye solar power as green answer to blackouts

Mining Dot Com 23 Jul 2021
South Africa has been dogged by power outages since 2005 and rolling blackouts are a big problem for the world’s deepest mines, which are often forced to reduce some operations when power is rationed ... While the mines can’t run solely on renewables, the alternative energy would help improve the company’s green credentials.

Strengthening economic co-operation between South Africa and China

Independent online (SA) 22 Jul 2021
* That South Africa’s Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan offers numerous new opportunities for Chinese and South Africa economic co-operation in infrastructure, energy, in particular renewable, manufacturing, services, e-commerce, agriculture, mining and tourism.

BEN STORY: The green revolution requires an equitable call to arms

Business Day 22 Jul 2021
The impact of Covid-19 has been colossal in Africa and across the world ... Africa is a particular focus ... The International Renewable Energy Agency announced in January that with the right policies, governance and access to finance, Sub-Saharan Africa could meet up to 67% of its energy needs via renewable power before 2030.

Huawei to invest $150m in digital talent development

Business Day Online 22 Jul 2021
Huawei has announced plans to invest $150 million in digital talent development over the next five years ... Africa needs to accelerate renewable energy growth – Huawei ... Huawei introduced this program to Africa in 2014 ... Trevor Liu, managing director of Huawei Technologies Nigeria Limited, stated that Nigeria has the largest population in Africa.

South Africa installed 1.3 GW of PV last year

PV Magazine 21 Jul 2021
South Africa has seen the start of a solar renaissance under its current president.” ... South Africa's Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy launched, in March, the long-expected fifth round of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPPP).

Africa’s biggest energy event is set to take place the V&A Waterfront

Independent online (SA) 20 Jul 2021
The event will focus on Africa’s role within the global energy transition and the future of Africa’s energy sector ... Key topics of the conference include sustaining and enhancing profitable operations in a post-Covid-19 environment, Africa as a powerhouse for renewables, and how Africa could create value from the energy transition.

Riding Growth Of Liquefied Natural Gas, US Stays Atop Worldwide Petroleum Production

The Tennessee Tribune 20 Jul 2021
renewable energy ... review of worldwide energy production trends ... And the burgeoning middle-class of Africa is expected to fuel more growth in exports, as Sabel said nations with emerging economies will likely rely on natural gas to support their growing renewable energy grids.

China helps Africa tap new energy potential

China Daily 19 Jul 2021
Africa's use of renewable energy is hampered by huge financial, institutional, technical and bureaucratic constraints, though the continent has huge potential, with an estimated solar energy capacity of 660,000 terawatt-hours per year ... Data from the International Renewable Energy ...

Cape Town to host first Africa Energy Week

Independent online (SA) 19 Jul 2021
Oil and gas is the fastest-growing sector in South Africa, while Cape Town has cornered the country’s renewable energy market, with the World Economic Forum stating in a recent article that the city ‘is a pioneer in providing affordable and secure energy access’.


Reliefweb 19 Jul 2021
Renewable Energy and Adaptation to Climate Technologies in Sub Saharan Africa (REACT SSA) ... energy businesses / business ideas across Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) ... Support innovative ideas that stimulate next generate approaches in the renewable energy sector in Sub-Saharan Africa.

President Biden Announces Three Key Nominations

The White House 19 Jul 2021
WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate the following three individuals to serve in key roles ... policy in the Middle East ... Wittes joined Brookings in December of 2003 ... Judith D ... Her portfolio encompasses Africa and the Middle East, renewable energy, storage and efficiency, and women and minority-owned businesses. Ms ... ###. .

Science and engineering no longer the preserve for boys - Director

Business Ghana 18 Jul 2021
Mr Kofi Agyarko, Director, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Climate at the Energy Commission has said science and engineering is no longer the preserve of the boy child considering efforts of girls in science competitions ... from the use of fossil fuel to renewable energy.

Africa: 'Renewable Energy to Contribute 22 Percent of Africa's Energy Consumption By 2030'

All Africa 17 Jul 2021
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has projected that renewable energy will contribute 22 per cent of Africa's total energy consumption by 2030 ....

The time for Africa to embrace renewable energy power supply is now-– CEO of DLO Energy

B & FT Online 16 Jul 2021
The founder and CEO of DLO Energy Resources Group, Linda Mabhena-Olagunju has expressed the urgency for Africa to embrace renewable energy power supply now. Renewable Energy, according to Linda offers Africa an opportunity to capture on its power deficit ... Renewable energy is an ...

Africa Day 2021: For Nature and for African People

New Business Ethiopia 15 Jul 2021
... Initiative and the African Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI) ... Renewable energy, digitalization, and nature-based solutions for inclusion and resilience in Africa” ... Africa Day 2021, African people, Agenda 2063, nature, renewable energy, Sustainable Development Goals Share.