Research and Development

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Op-Ed: Impacts of climate change in Vietnam

Vietnam, known for its beaches, rivers, and bustling cities, is considered among countries that are significantly impacted by global climate change.
GCC countries

Sweden: Renewable power capacity to more than double by 2030

The overall renewable power capacity, excluding hydropower, in Sweden is projected to more than double from 14.8GW in 2019 to 30.4 GW in 2030.

A slow Q1 for African power generation growth

Net additions of on-grid generation capacity were at their lowest levels since 2011 in Q1 2019, according to African Energy Live Data.
Eskom Contractor Academy

Eskom Contractor Academy equips entrepreneurs within the energy space

The Eskom Contractor Academy recognises 14 budding entrepreneurs for having completed a gruelling academic programme in Cape Town.
decentralised renewables

How decentralised renewables are creating jobs

Power for All issued its first annual jobs census measuring employment from decentralised renewables for rural electrification in Africa and Asia.
Feasibility study bids

Feasibility study bids sought for wind power project

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority invites consultancy companies to submit their feasibility study bids for the wind power generation project in Hatta.

Enel Foundation advise on sustainable green energy

Enel Foundation was recently invited to the third edition of the International Motorsports & Environment Workshop in Monaco.
Climate change bill

South Africa: Climate change bill incorporates Vision 2030

According to the minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Barbara Creecy, the second draft of the climate change bill, is currently being...
carbon tax

Ghana rewards community efforts to reduce carbon emissions

Ghana ­­has signed a landmark agreement with the World Bank that rewards community efforts to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation.
smart

Ed’s Note: All things smart, big and small

Africa’s grid networks are not ready for anything ‘smart’, let alone the encroaching forces of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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