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Sasol ventures into green energy

Independent online (SA) 18 Apr 2021
The group, which has previously described climate change as its biggest risk, said it was seeking to procure 900 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy by 2030 with Air Liquide with 600 MW was set for initial procurement this year.
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How best to power Africa in the future?

Principia Scientific 17 Apr 2021
Like any other developing country, the countries in Africa depend on a strong energy sector to propel their economy ... What Africa needs is a strong energy sector that can spur a growth in its industrial sector and also increased agricultural productivity ... At the end of the decade renewables will still make less than 10% of the energy in Africa.
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Viper Networks, BIET Group team up on renewables projects

Renewables Now 16 Apr 2021
... Group for the development of renewable energy projects. The joint venture will deploy renewable energy projects in different markets, including the US, South Africa, Sri Lanka and Malawi.
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‘The United Party welcomes your royal highness to The Gambia Saritadau’

The Point 16 Apr 2021
He described The Gambia as "one of Britain's oldest connections in Africa, and certainly one of the happiest” ... About the Global Africa Group ... agriculture & agro-industrialisation, tourism & hospitality, trade & financial services, natural resource, renewable energy and ICT.
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Total postpones South Africa drilling application, consultancy letter says

Joy Online 15 Apr 2021
The delay is a potential blow to South Africa as it seeks to reduce its reliance on coal and increase the use of natural gas and renewables in its energy mix. More than 80% of the power supplied in South Africa comes from coal-fired plants, making it one of the world’s biggest CO2 emitters.
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East African business leaders pledge support for green investments

People Daily 15 Apr 2021
"Recent innovative investment across East Africa has transformed access for millions of people to clean water, renewable energy and finance essential for a better and more sustainable future," said Peter Mathuki, incoming secretary-general of the East African Community (EAC), a regional bloc.
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Sasol partners with Toyota SA to develop hydrogen-powered long-haul heavy-duty trucks

Independent online (SA) 15 Apr 2021
He also said the pilot project with TSAM would be a step towards South Africa’s decarbonisation ... On Tuesday, Sasol announced that it was starting a huge green project and in partnership with Air Liquide had launched a tender to procure a whooping 900MW of renewable energy, representing the largest power procurement deal in South Africa’s history.
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Sasol shares leap after release of green procurement plan

Independent online (SA) 14 Apr 2021
“This transaction will represent the largest renewable energy procurement deal from the private sector in South Africa and is testimony to the opportunities that emanate from partnering,” said Sasol in a statement ... Sasol was introducing renewable energy as part of efforts to limit its carbon footprint.
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Sasol, Air Liquide launch renewable energy procurement programme for South African operations

Algeria Times 14 Apr 2021
The introduction of renewable energy will be a significant contributor to our decarbonisation efforts ... This transaction will represent the largest renewable energy procurement deal from the private sector in South Africa and is testimony to the opportunities that emanate from partnering.
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The battle for 2050 energy dominance: Nuclear industry makes its pitch

Mail Guardian South Africa 14 Apr 2021
Despite repeating that South Africa cannot compare itself to developed economies in which renewable energy is supplying peak demand, Msebenzi used Brics, the UK, France, Korea and Japan as examples of blocs and countries successfully powered by nuclear energy during Wednesday’s discussion.
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Experts highlight investment best practice

Business Ghana 14 Apr 2021
“Recent innovative investment across East Africa has transformed access for millions of people to clean water, renewable energy and finance essential for a better and more sustainable future ... Participants highlighted how recent and future private sector led clean energy, ...
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French oil giant postpones SA drilling application

Independent online (SA) 14 Apr 2021
The delay is a potential blow to South Africa as it seeks to reduce its reliance on coal and increase the use of natural gas and renewables in its energy mix. More than 80% of the power supplied in South Africa comes from coal-fired plants, making it one of the world's biggest CO2 emitters.
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Eskom can be a key player in SA’s transition to renewable energy, a new report finds

Mail Guardian South Africa 13 Apr 2021
A new report from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) suggests that Eskom can be a leader in South Africa’s transition to renewable energy ... Alternatives to a Privately Owned Future For Renewable Energy in South Africa, explores new models for renewable energy and the implications of these for South Africa.
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Puma Energy launches solar power systems in Ghana

Ghana Web 13 Apr 2021
Puma Energy’s Future Energies business unit focuses on developing lower carbon, modular, distributed renewable energy systems, including energy management and storage, particularly in emerging markets across the Americas, Africa and Asia-Pacific where so far the renewable energy transition has been slower and has huge potential for growth.
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Puma Energy launches solar power systems

B & FT Online 13 Apr 2021
Puma Energy’s Future Energies business unit focuses on developing lower carbon, modular, distributed renewable energy systems, including energy management and storage, particularly in emerging markets across the Americas, Africa and Asia-Pacific where so far the renewable energy transition has been slower and has huge potential for growth.
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