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Arrival of wind turbine in Sudan marks a significant milestone

The 63m-tall wind turbine marks the inaugural milestone towards the first commercial-scale wind energy plant in Sudan.
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IRENA and Morocco collaborating to explore hydrogen economy

IRENA and the Moroccan Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment (MEME) have signed an agreement to actively pursue green hydrogen studies.
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GE: Position paper on gas and renewables in SA’s energy transition

GE released a paper sharing their position on South Africa’s energy transition and the role they believe gas power and renewables will play in accelerating the country’s energy transition.
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Mozambique starts construction on first solar energy storage IPP

Globeleq, Source Energia and Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) have started construction on the first IPP in Mozambique to integrate utility scale energy storage with a solar PV plant.
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Energy minister Mantashe: “Energy security at centre of recovery”

At the Enlit Africa digital event, Minister Mantashe said South Africa was making steady progress on its hydrogen society roadmap and invited collaboration at technical and financial levels.

President Ramaphosa’s self-generation announcement “bold but necessary”

“The country is in the throes of an energy crisis and the importance of the discussions at Enlit Africa this week have been punctuated by loadshedding.”
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New Renewables report shows climate policy promises are empty

Despite a historic decline of 4% in primary energy demand as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the world’s economies, polluting G20 countries barely met and still missed their unambitious renewable energy targets.
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Moyi Power to provide 500,000 DRC residents with power

Moyi Power, a consortium led by Gridworks and including Eranove and AEE Power, has signed three concession agreements that will see the company develop, build and operate three large-scale solar hybrid off-grid utilities in the DRC.
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The writing is on the wall for coal-fired stations in South...

The North Gauteng High Court has declared that the environmental approval for the planned Khanyisa coal-fired power station has expired. This effectively puts the proposed coal plant to a halt and also has repercussions for any and all planned coal-fired stations.
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Emerging and developing nations need help to fund energy transition

A new report from the International Energy Agency into financing clean energy transitions in emerging and developing economies posits the world’s energy and climate futures are increasingly hinged on whether these economies manage that transition successfully.
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Four huge climate wins show fossil fuel companies on back foot

Three global fossil fuel giants have just suffered embarrassing rebukes over their inadequate action on climate change.

DAY TWO: Best of Enlit Africa digital event agenda

Day two at Enlit Africa digital event has a heavy focus on all matters utility related including communication technology and climate finance to support long-term infrastructure growth.

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