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Coal miner Seriti to acquire Windlab's African business

Renewables Now 15 Aug 2022
The transaction will provide it with access to a portfolio of existing renewable energy plants “with a high return rate, a promising project pipeline and a highly experienced management team.” ... Presently, Windlab Africa oversees 3.5 GW of renewable energy projects at different stages of development in South Africa and east Africa.

South African coal producer Seriti acquires renewable energy firm Windlab

Reuters 15 Aug 2022
Aug 15 (Reuters) - South African thermal coal producer Seriti Resources said on Monday it had agreed to acquire a majority stake in Windlab Africa's wind and solar energy assets in a $55 million deal that marks its first step towards renewable energy.

SA has not learned from mistakes at Kusile and Medupi

Independent online (SA) 15 Aug 2022
Scatec ASA,with headquarters in Askerkroken11 Oslo Norway, a renewable energy solutions provider, is starting construction of the three Kenhardt projects in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa under the Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (RMIPPPP).

NRG Matters — Share of renewables in Jordan’s energy mix jumps; India’s clean power industry ...

Arab News 15 Aug 2022
Jordan recorded a 3 percent hike in renewable energy’s share of its total energy mix since the beginning of 2022 ... The publicly traded company, Enlight is planning to create a joint venture with Israeli natural gas producer, NewMed, to develop renewable energy projects in North Africa and the Middle East, Bloomberg reported.

Coal miner Seriti buys Windlab in shift to renewable energy

Mining Dot Com 15 Aug 2022
As the green unit looks to add renewable stations and power generation, the miner remains “committed to coal, we will run those assets,” he said ... that have acquired clean-energy assets ... Windlab is overseeing 3.5 gigawatts of renewable energy projects in South Africa and the eastern region of the continent at different stages of development.

Eskom coal supplier Seriti to develop 3GW of renewables by 2030

Business Day 15 Aug 2022
It takes ownership of a pipeline of about 3GW of renewable energy projects to be developed in SA by 2030 at a cost of ...

South Africa’s ‘silent revolution’ as those with cash go solar

FX Empire 15 Aug 2022
As a worsening power crisis hobbles Africa’s most industrialised economy, provoking public ire, President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised to cut through red tape to boost coal-addicted South Africa’s use of renewable energy ... Despite abundant solar and wind resources, South Africa’s government has proved reluctant to adopt renewable energy.

South Africa's 'silent revolution' as those with cash go solar

Reuters 15 Aug 2022
As a worsening power crisis hobbles Africa's most industrialised economy, provoking public ire, President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised to cut through red tape to boost coal-addicted South Africa's use of renewable energy.Register now for FREE unlimited access to

Eskom coal supplier Seriti buys majority stake in Windlab Africa

Business Day 15 Aug 2022
... will take a 51% interest in Windlab Africa, which is overseeing 3.5GW of renewable energy projects.

Coal producer Seriti acquires renewable energy firm Windlab

Moneyweb 15 Aug 2022
Would acquire 51% of Windlab Africa, which has 3.5 gigawatts of renewable energy projects at different stages of development in South Africa and east Africa ... .

The next steps in the fight against climate change after the budget bill

Yahoo Daily News 15 Aug 2022
It is not a direct subsidy to South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, but it will in effect subsidize their clean energy development. Members of the Climate Justice Coalition at the Mandela Day March to Solve the Energy Crisis on July 18, 2022 in Pretoria, South Africa.

Avon River, UK’s vital water source, on verge of drying up: Anadolu Agency

Anadolu Agency 13 Aug 2022
-With net zero target by 2050, UAE has also significant potential for solar power 07.12.2021 Renewable , Hydro , Europe , Middle East-Africa ... - In 2019, renewable energy sources comprised 34% of gross electricity consumption in European Union 09.01.2021 Finance , Wind , Solar , Hydro , Europe ... Renewable energy jobs reach 11.5 million worldwide.

Envisaging an African green economy

Gulf News 13 Aug 2022
First, the international community should create a green-energy fund to promote an equitable energy transition in Africa ... Kenya is a leader in the renewable energy sector, with 75 per cent of its electricity sourced from solar, geothermal, wind, and hydropower.

People, Planet and Prosperity

Mail Guardian South Africa 12 Aug 2022
The issue of energy, energy efficiency and sustainable and renewable energy solutions is not new to South Africa, and the end to the country’s power woes is not yet in sight ... With unreliability from South Africa’s power utility Eskom, rising pressures to mitigate climate change, ...

Global leaders rush to Africa for future opportunities, experts say

Anadolu Agency 12 Aug 2022
While in Senegal, Scholz said his country seeks to intensively pursue gas and renewable energy projects with the West African country. Kotze said the West could use Africa's gas for a decade or two as it seeks to transition to other energy sources ... "The push by Europe for energy ...

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