Research and Development

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Climate Policy

AfDB’s official named among most influential people in climate policy

AfDB's Professor Anthony Nyong, has been nominated as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy 2019 by Apolitical.
Green hydrogen

Green hydrogen provides clean energy but it’s costly

A new report reveals that extending the use of green hydrogen to residential heating and road transport sectors risks supersizing the energy infrastructure.
Eskom

Egypt embarks on training programme to boost gas sector workforce

A MoU has been signed between Egypt and Halliburton to support a specialised development programme for the workforce in oil and gas sector.

Utilities, ICT and telecoms: ‘mutually exclusive’

AUTC interview: Utilities, ICT and telecoms - mutually exclusive
water resources

Saving Africa’s water resources drop by drop

Malawi’s Blantyre Water Board is undertaking an innovative resource management project to preserve water resources with every drop.

Research to test new materials to advance tidal energy

The University of Edinburgh and commercial partner Babcock International seek to speed the development of materials and structures for tidal energy.
dysfunctional municipalities

Eskom establishes turnaround plan to address challenges

According to South Africa's Deputy President David Mabuza, Eskom has developed a detailed turnaround plan to address its challenges.
SREP

UN calls for urgent intervention as natural resource use escalates

The UN has stressed that the rapid growth in extraction of materials is the chief culprit in climate change and biodiversity loss.

Who will win the eco-transportation race?

A divide in the global trend of embracing technology that offers eco-friendly transportation has emerged, driving a wedge within the pro-renewables community....
Wits

Wits ranks among global engineering schools

The global standing of the School of Mining Engineering at Wits University has been boosted by another step up in the QS World University...

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