SDG 7

How to contribute to achieving SDG 7, a new year’s resolution

Ed's Note: Join ESI-Africa's editor in her New Year's resolution to "keep the UNDP's SDG 7 at the heart of all I aim to achieve in 2020".
Climate Change

Op-Ed: Actions for South Africans to take to fight climate change

The words ‘climate change’ are known by 41% of South Africans, according to a recent August 2019 Afro barometer Survey, writes Nosiphelo Nikani.
Solar power market

5 Reasons for investors to heed solar power market growth

The solar power market is developing so rapidly that industry installations in the last decade have exceeded even the most aggressive projections.
Internships

Internships open to US students in energy fields

Four internships for US students in the electricity, energy transition and climate mitigation fields are on offer from Enel Foundation and Fulbright Program.
Department of Mineral Resources and Energy

Request for information in respect of the design of a risk...

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy intends to launch a Risk Mitigation Power Purchase Programme to alleviate the current electricity supply...
time for action

Time for action as energy runs out

Now is the time for action as South Africans unite in their disappointment of being hit, yet again, by increasing stages of planned electricity outages.
2020

The shape of things to come in 2020

The ESI Africa team thanks you for your support in 2019. Your continued participation and engagement are what we are most excited about for 2020!
Natural gas

Why mines should consider natural gas as an energy source

As the mining sector continuously strives to meet its growing energy demand, why is it that only 4% of South Africa’s total energy is sourced from natural gas?
wind turbine

Legal framework is critical for offshore wind development

A new report states that the current legal framework does not match with the latest technological innovations that are driving offshore wind development.
Cities

Op-Ed: Cities urged to amplify their climate change commitments

Cities are major contributors to climate change — but they also have the power to change the world by amplifying their climate change commitments.

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