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Egypt set to be pivotal center for energy exchange, plans to produce 42% of its power from renewable resources

Egypt Today 20 Oct 2021
Europe needs electric power and Africa has huge amounts of renewable energy resources, he said, adding that Egypt’s energy sector has a bright future ... Egypt has an ambitious plan to generate 20 percent of its power from renewable energy, gradually increasing to 42 percent in 2035.
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QSL Gas & Power CEO Positions Natural Gas at the Center of Africa's Energy Transition ...

MENA FN 20 Oct 2021
(MENAFN - African Press Organization) African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 will host a collaborative discussion on Africa's energy transition. In addition to promoting the value of renewable energies, ... .
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SA has the highest carbon intensity among G20 countries

News24 20 Oct 2021
According to researchers, despite South Africa adding renewable energy capacity to its energy sector, it still relies heavily on coal - which is contributing to high levels of emissions ... .
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Atlas Announces Expansion of U.S. Crypto Mining Operations in over 100MW Deal with Compute North

The Marshall News Messenger 20 Oct 2021
To achieve sustainable growth in adherence to its ESG commitments, Atlas is carrying out a mass adoption of renewable energy, with a long-term goal to be 100% carbon-free. This pursuit also includes exploring expansion into Northern Europe, South America and Africa to capitalize on the availability of renewable energy and vibrant workforces.
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Driving long-term industrial transformation in Africa

Gulf Daily News 20 Oct 2021
Opportunities to boost the manufacturing sector in Africa are on the horizon, however, for the continent to witness long-term industrial transformation, both public and private sector stakeholders must join forces.  ... Africa, in relation to hydro and renewable energy, has enormous advantages which need to be put in place.
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Globeleq acquires Egyptian solar plant ARC

Algeria Times 19 Oct 2021
Egypt is one of the largest markets for renewable energy projects in Africa and aims to have 42% of renewable generation by 2035 ... “Globeleq’s commitment to increasing the supply of renewable energy across Africa is vital and we are proud to be on this journey together.
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Renewable Energy: Investments in sector hits $2bn – GIPC

Ghana Web 19 Oct 2021
Ghana’s renewable energy sector she noted, was in 2018 ranked 72nd in terms of total energy production globally, the first in West Africa and fifth in Africa for the ability to provide sustainable energy. With regard to where to invest on the African Continent in renewable energy, ...
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Renewable Energy: Investments in sector hits US$2 billion – GIPC

Ghana Web 19 Oct 2021
Ghana’s renewable energy sector she noted, was in 2018 ranked 72nd in terms of total energy production globally, the first in West Africa and fifth in Africa for the ability to provide sustainable energy. With regard to where to invest on the African Continent in renewable energy, ...
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Climate finance at COP26 and key issues for Africa

Business Day Online 19 Oct 2021
Africa is energy impoverished ... in gas in Africa, many still retain gas as a part of their long-term energy portfolio ... Africa must also invest its resources to develop capabilities in manufacture and deployment of renewable energy technologies to meet their growing energy demands.
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Vantage Data Centers breaks ground on first South Africa Data Center

Algeria Times 19 Oct 2021
Johannesburg is the data center hub for sub-Saharan Africa due to its strategic location, IT ecosystem, fiber connectivity to the rest of Africa and the availability of renewable energy,” said Antoine Boniface, president, Vantage EMEA.
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Securing a clean and inclusive energy transition

Joy Online 19 Oct 2021
In its recent report in October 2020, the International Energy Agency (IEA) notes with dismay the high number of people living without access to energy in Africa ... A just transition in Sub-Saharan Africa will not only be a transition from fossil-fuels but also the diversification of the existing renewable energy mix.
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Senegal Gears up to Become a Major Gas Producing Country in MSGBC Region (By Miguel Artacho)

Business Ghana 19 Oct 2021
In response to growing demand for renewable power, and increasing interest by international stakeholders to invest, develop, and succeed in Africa, Energy Capital & Power will hold the MSGBC Oil, Gas, & Power (https.//bit.ly/3mZRCkq) 2021 conference and exhibition on the 2-3 December 2021.
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COP26: Africa’s challenges must steer the climate change conference

B & FT Online 19 Oct 2021
These kinds of extremes, driven by climate change, are being felt intensely across Africa ... Some of the sun’s energy is reflected back to space and is trapped by these gases leading to a warming of the earth ... Most African countries renewable energy resources that can help reduce the emission of greenhouse gases.
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Egypt's Sisi arrives in Greece for 9th Tripartite Summit

Middle East Monitor 19 Oct 2021
... of understanding for an undersea cable to transmit renewable power from North Africa to Europe, which will pass through their Exclusive Economic Zones.
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SA's crisis: How to keep the lights on and save the environment?

Independent online (SA) 18 Oct 2021
But those glittering 21st-century panels mask South Africa's dependence on a dirty 19th-century energy source ... "Everyone acknowledges renewable energy is a massive opportunity in South Africa," said energy analyst Argon Poorum of the non-profit GreenCape ... In 2010, South Africa ...
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