Western Cape design project nominated for top global design award

A Western Cape housing design project that incorporates water saving and off-grid energy use is in the running for a prestigious $85,000 award.
decarbonisation

Exxaro acquires 50% stake in renewable IPP

Exxaro Resources has signed an agreement with Khopoli Investments, to acquire a 50% shareholding in IPP Cennergi for R1,55bn.

Reatile completes phase 2 investment in juwi South Africa

juwi Renewable Energies has concluded a second investment transaction with Reatile Renewables, who have taken a 43% equity stake in juwi’s solar PV Operations & Maintenance business.

Russia’s floating nuclear power plant prepares for operation

The floating power unit Akademik Lomonosov has arrived at the port of its permanent location in Russia's Far East, where it is being docked to start operations by the end of this year.
battery technology

New battery technology to charge EVs 100 times faster than superchargers

A new carbon-ion battery technology, developed by ZapGo Ltd, is expected to charge an electric vehicle 100 times faster than existing battery technologies.

Innovative thinking marks Africa jobs manifesto

Innovative thinking about Africa’s conventional employment issues is what marks the AfDB's new policy research document launched this month.
WEF

AfDB launches $2 billion Global Benchmark

The African Development Bank, rated Aaa/AAA/AAA (Moody’s/S&P/Fitch, all stable), has launched and priced a $2bn 3-year Global Benchmark bond due 16 September 2022.
electrical conduit pipe market

Electrical conduit pipe market to grow by 5%

A report by Persistence Market Research estimate the electrical conduit pipe market to grow by 5% CAGR in 2029, due to investment in smart grid projects.
Angola oil and gas

Angola: Regulatory reform targets revival of oil and gas market

Angola's regulatory reform and changes to the tax framework has encouraged international oil and gas companies to take a fresh look at the country.

South Africa shocked by tragic death of Deputy Minister

Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Ms Bavelile Hlongwa, tragically lost her life in an accident on the N1 from Polokwane.

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