Research and Development

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

cooking gas

Morocco investigates the potential of sustainable clean cooking

Experts recently gathered in Rabat for a workshop on Sustainable Clean Cooking – The outlook for electric cooking in Morocco.
decarbonisation

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.
IRENA

IRENA, UN to undertake renewable energy joint outreach activities

IRENA and the UN are joining forces to support climate adaptation and resilience and to implement UN Sustainable Development Goals through renewables.
Smart cities

Op-Ed: Smart cities are needed now, highlights from WEF

SANEDI's general manager energy efficiency provides the highlights from the recent World Economic Forum on Africa, where smart cities was a topical point.

Russia to produce 3m autonomous vehicles a year by 2028

As the automotive industry increasingly gears up for a high-tech future, Russia is ramping up its production of automated and driverless vehicles, emerging with relevant technologies and strategies.
Gorilla

Infant gorillas named during Commonwealth meeting

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland, was granted the honour of naming a baby gorilla during the Kwita Izina Rwandan ceremony.
building

Africa to record 3.4% growth rate in the overall building stock

A new report looks at the global building stock and the relationship between the market and energy sustainability and climate change.
batteries

Second-life for electric vehicle batteries

Volkswagen announced its ambitious target to build a million EVs by 2025 and has already got a plan for their used EV batteries.
IRENA

IRENA highlights solutions that will transform the power sector

AI and big data, IoT and batteries are innovative solutions that will amplify the transformation of the power sector based on renewables, says IRENA.
energy transition

Europe making strides in the energy transition

Europe is moving towards an increasingly sustainable future driven by the energy transition, according to a new report titled Just E-volution 2030.

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