tidal energy

Most sectors are not on track to meet Paris Agreement, says...

Only four out of 38 energy technologies and sectors were on track to meet long-term climate, energy access and air pollution goals in 2017. This...
energy

Nuclear energy – a good competitor in a new IPP bid-window

On Friday 1 June 2018, the Minister of Energy, Jeff Radebe, hosted an Energy Sector Round Table Stakeholders Engagement. I followed the discussions intently,...

S.Africa: IPP reaches financial close for two wind farms

A global wind and solar company this week announced the successful completion of financial close for two wind farms in South Africa with a...
solar PV hybrid systems

BBOXX secures a deal in DRC to deploy off-grid solar solutions

Next generation utility BBOXX has signed a pioneering deal with the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which will bring renewable electricity...
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Mobile Service Providers urged to tap into $5.3bn utilities market

Mobile Service Providers (MSP) have been advised to look beyond their traditional connectivity business and explore opportunities in the $5.3 billion utilities market. This is...
KenGen

Global geothermal power capacity snapshot for 2017

An estimated 0.7GW of new geothermal power came online in 2017, bringing the global total to an estimated 12.8GW, according to REN21’s Renewables Global...
register solar PV

Ethiopia to introduce new standards for small-scale solar home system

Government seeks to propose new national standards for the small-scale solar home system with the primary aim of regulating the quality of imported items. Most...
clean energy

Renewable power generation hits 70% of net additions

Renewable power accounted for 70% of net additions to global power generating capacity in 2017, according to REN21’s Renewables 2018 Global Status Report. However, the...

S.Africa | 1.144m tonnes of recyclable plastic dumped in landfills

1.144 million tonnes of recyclable plastic entered the South African waste stream in 2017, and 41.8% of this was recycled based on input tonnages –...

Crowd-sale open | solar-powered recycling systems

Global buy-to-lease solar marketplace the Sun Exchange has announced the opening of a new 473kW solar project crowd-sale to power Cape Town-based post-consumer recycled...

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