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Ghana SDG

Ghana: Government to bolster investment to meet SDG targets

The World Economic Forum, in partnership with the Government of Ghana, is launching the first Country Financing Roadmap (CFR) for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) initiative in Africa. The new country led approach aims to bolster investment and build public-private cooperation to meet Ghana’s SDGs.
investment

IEA: Developing nations present critical fault line on path to net...

A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) highlights that massive investments are required to drive the energy transition in emerging markets.
Vuyo Matiwane

VUYO MATIWANE on drawing South Africa’s wind and solar map

In an exclusive interview, Vuyo Matiwane, grid manager at BTE Renewables, shares that testing and commissioning can be a challenging time as it is the most critical part of the project.
geothermal energy

KenGen commences drilling for Ethiopia Electric Power geothermal well

Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has commenced drilling the first geothermal well for Ethiopia Electric Power (EEP) company.
green funding

Winch Energy seeks $2.1 million to fund renewable energy technology

Winch Energy, an off-grid utilities provider, is looking to raise up to $2.1 million through a crowdfunding campaign to accelerate the installation of renewable energy technology in Sierra Leone and Uganda.
trade hub

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.
irrigation

Climate charity shares thoughts on boosting conservation for WED

On World Environment Day (June 5 2021), climate experts warn sustainable incomes for rural communities are key to protecting the planet.

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.”
minister mantashe

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.
private equity and venture capital

Energy investments set to rebound to pre-pandemic levels by 10%

Global energy investments set to recover in 2021 but remain far from a net zero pathway as not enough investment is going into clean energy, especially in emerging markets and developing economies, new IEA report finds.
Dangote Oil Refinery

World’s largest oil refinery project to help meet Nigeria’s oil demands

XCMG Construction Machinery will be working together with Dangote Industries Limited on the world’s largest oil refinery project to be located at Lekki Free Zone in Lagos, Nigeria.
CPD lifelong learning

CPD accreditation for Enlit Africa digital event

When the COVID-19 pandemic induced lockdowns struck, the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers realised they had to change the way they offered their training.

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