UN Climate Action Summit

Development banks pledge more actions at the UN Climate Action Summit

At the recent UN Climate Action Summit, multilateral development banks committed to helping their clients move away from the use of fossil fuels.
IoT, 4IR

Finding the leading edge is within our grasp

Issue 4-2019's editorial calls on leaders to address four key areas: unemployment, climate change, Internet of Everything, and regional trade in Africa.
greenhouse emissions

Recruitment firm predicts an upsurge in sustainability managers

Globally, recruitment of sustainability managers is set to grow as pressure mounts to integrate sustainable business practices into the modern organisation.

Get ready for the electric vehicle market takeover

Imagine the boardroom discussions underway at major car manufacturers as they make decisions on investing in the electric vehicle (EV) market.
licensing bidding

Attracting investors to oil and gas sectors via licensing bidding

Several African countries – rich in oil and gas reserves –will next month be extending licensing rounds offering in bids to entice investors.
East Africa

What does the future of energy in East Africa look like?

Arriving in Nairobi on Monday brought back memories of last year’s Future Energy East Africa conference, which addressed topics such as electrification rates and mini-grid development in a region.

Op-Ed: Universal energy access possible through mini-grids, WEF report

At the recent World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa, Caspar Herzberg from Schneider Electric noted that universal energy access is possible via mini grids.

Op-Ed: How the Nigerian power sector can exploit 4IR

The application of 4IR presents the Nigerian power sector to jump from traditional metering to smart meters, writes Ify Malo CEO of CleanTech Hub.

Op-Ed: Forces for sustainable energy are technology and political will

At the World Energy Congress, underway in Abu Dhabi, industry experts have noted that sustainable energy will be achieved through three key elements.

EVs pave the road to reduced carbon emissions

Ed's note: As of 2018, the global EV fleet exceeded 5.1 million and over 2.8 million EVs are expected to be sold this year alone. How many of these vehicles have you seen on the road?

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