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Solarcentury to build 100 MW solar park in Mozambique

PV Magazine 06 Jul 2022
BB Energy's Solarcentury renewables ... Solarcentury said the plant would be developed with a London-incorporated, Cape Town-based clean energy company called Renewable Energy Services Africa (Resa) and with Mozambican investor Checunda Investimentos.

Grey: Need for Depth, Manage Multicultural Approach Lead to PR

This Day 06 Jul 2022
Excerpts ... There is WAKAnRIDE which envisions roadless mass transit for Africa. The solutions are designed to take advantage of renewable energy, inform rural and urban planning, specifically transportation and its infrastructure ... I make it a point to be in bed by 8pm, latest 9pm so I can get enough rest and energy to do it all over again the next day.

Business calls for unbundling of Eskom and investment in renewable energy

Independent online (SA) 05 Jul 2022
Energy expert Professor Anton Eberhard, speaking on behalf of the National Business Initiative (NBI), said South Africa’s national grid was designed chiefly to take power from Eskom’s coal power stations, but now it needed to be reconfigured to connect renewable energy.

TotalEnergies Moves to Connect New 50,000 Barrels Per Day Oilfield to Egina

This Day 05 Jul 2022
He maintained that renewables and natural gas were positioned to lead the Africa’s energy consumption growth as the continent departs from the traditional use of biomass, which currently accounts for about half of the entire energy consumption.

Just transition could secure access to cleaner energy sources in Africa

Mail Guardian South Africa 04 Jul 2022
Africa’s huge renewable energy potential may contribute to better and cleaner energy for all by reducing air pollution, according to N’Datchoh Evelyne Taure, a researcher at the University Felix Houphouet-Boigny Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire ... Taure said Africa accounts for only 6% of global energy demand and about 3% of electricity demand.

Renewable Energy Market Report 2022: Widespread and Urgent Replacement of Fossil Energy by Renewable Energies ...

Enid News & Eagle 04 Jul 2022
The "Renewable Energy Market (with COVID-19 & COP26 Impacts) & Technologies - 2022-2032" report has been added to's offering. According to the report, the 2022-2032 Renewable Energy market is driven by the following factors. ... 4 Traded Renewable Energy Companies ... 34 Middle East & Africa Renewable Energy Market.

Elsewedy Electric’s Easy Lease seeks EGP 5B portfolio in 2024

Egypt Commercial News 04 Jul 2022
Elsewedy Electric is a leading integrated energy solutions provider in Africa and the Middle East. It has a portfolio incorporating all traditional and renewable energy areas along with related services.

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: Consequences for Global Decarbonization

Natural Gas World 04 Jul 2022
Worldwide investments in renewable energy will be incentivised by the higher fossil fuel prices ... Renewable Energy ... While Russia’s invasion should provide a powerful impetus for expanding renewable energy generation, ramping up renewables will take time.

Eskom spent R5.3 billion on diesel since January

Independent online (SA) 03 Jul 2022
GOOD party said at the weekend the production of renewable energy in South Africa should be accelerated as Eskom spent more than R5 billion on diesel to keep the lights on since January ... “The production of renewable energy in South Africa must be accelerated.”.

Decommissioning of power stations: Anxiety and confusion over energy transition

Independent online (SA) 02 Jul 2022
As of September, 2022 Komati power station – one of South Africa’s oldest coal fired-power plants – is due for decommissioning as the first major milestone towards Eskom’s energy transition plans ... This could include a combination of LNG gas, renewable energy and battery storage projects.

ABQ event gives solar its day in the sun

Albuquerque Journal 02 Jul 2022
"It will go wherever it's wanted to teach about solar technology and renewable energy." ... The conference put New Mexico and the solar association, or NMSEA, at the forefront of a robust, national-level discussion about renewable energy development, with industry representatives and professionals from throughout the U.S.

Renewable energy, not gas, is the answer to South Africa’s long-term energy security

Independent online (SA) 30 Jun 2022
Scaling up investments in renewable energy would not only provide energy security and create jobs, it would also better equip South Africa to compete in a global economy of the future in which products with the lowest possible carbon footprint take precedence for importers of goods and services.

Africa-China road to renewable future

Independent online (SA) 30 Jun 2022
Standard Bank is opening access to a comprehensive and sustainable supply of renewable energy solution components to homeowners and enterprises across the African continent through a new Africa-China Trade Solutions (ACTS) Renewable Energy import platform.

IFC supports Elsewedy Electric with $150M in fund

Egypt Commercial News 30 Jun 2022
The secured amount in funds will help Elsewedy Electric to expand its footprint in renewable energy across Africa and develop its sustainable manufacturing operations ... Elsewedy Electric is a leading integrated energy solutions provider in Africa and the Middle East.

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