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ESI Africa is a provider of daily electricity news. We cover African and international generation, transmission and distribution, and R&D stories.

solar

New chapter for module performance

Data indicates that the output power of bifacial solar PV modules is significantly higher than standard unilateral PV modules.

IRENA Director-General given honorary title

The IRENA Assembly has recently accorded the current Director-General Adnan Z. Amin with the honorary title of Director-General Emeritus, at the conclusion...
National Development Plan

Nuclear scholarships for African students, announced by Rosatom

Russian nuclear energy corporation, Rosatom, has announced that applications are now open for scholarships in nuclear for African students to help develop...
coal stockpiles

Coal projects underway for lrish IPP

On Monday, Kibo Energy head announced to stakeholders that effortson fast-tracking the remaining technical work to complete an integrated bankable feasibility study...
battery solutions

China’s energy storage market to hit $6bn by 2024

The China energy storage market is forecast to climb from its current market value of more than $700 million to over $6...
Renewable Energy Outlook

2019 Renewable energy outlook

According to the Deloitte 2019 Renewable Energy Outlook, renewable energy saw impressive growth in 2018.

Global Artificial Intelligence as-a-service market set to soar

The global artificial intelligence-as-a-service market is forecast to achieve a 47% increase between 2019 and 2023, according to a new report by...

Thermal Energy Storage Market to exceed $55bn by 2024

Government-led initiatives toward increased renewable generation along with demand for uninterrupted power supply will bolster the thermal energy storage market, according to...

IFC, UK government support certified green buildings

IFC and the UK government have announced a new partnership to mobilise financing of up to $2 billion for certified green buildings in emerging markets.
Coal

Low emission tech can save coal’s dominance

Coal provides 40% of the world’s electricity and is also a key component of infrastructure development in many economies.

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