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Addressing the skills gap in the African landscape

João Duarte speaks about the partnership between Clarion Events, African Utility Week and the Enel Foundation on addressing the skills gap in Africa.
Clean energy

UK engineers boost clean energy shift ahead of UK-Africa Summit

A new engine repair workshop in Liverpool, UK is set to make power plants across Africa more efficient and to support Africa’s clean energy shift.
ABB and Porsche

ABB and Porsche team up to drive forward e-mobility

ABB and automobile manufacturer Porsche have announced a new and exclusive partnership to jointly promote e-mobility and install fast charging stations.
MENA region

Success story of the solar industry in the MENA region

2019 was a record-breaking year for global solar installed capacity, which reached an estimated 617.9GW and also realised growth in the MENA region.
KenGen

Global power plant tenders down 28% in Q4 2019

Power plant tenders in Q4 2019 saw 291 tenders announced, marking a drop of 28% over the last four-quarter average of 404, according to a research firm.

UK aid pledges support for the development of African future cities

UK's Secretary of State for International Development, Alok Sharma, has pledged support for the development of African smart cities.
energy access

Targeting energy access in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia

A Swiss impact asset manager, responsAbility in partnership with financiers have announced the first close of its new energy access fund.
WEF

Electricity procurement contracts down 11% in December

Electricity procurement contracts in December 2019 saw 47 contracts announced, marking a drop of 11% over the last 12-month average of 53.
SDG 7

How to contribute to achieving SDG 7, a new year’s resolution

Ed's Note: Join ESI-Africa's editor in her New Year's resolution to "keep the UNDP's SDG 7 at the heart of all I aim to achieve in 2020".
Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce takes majority holding in power storage specialist Qinous

Rolls-Royce acquired a 73.1% majority stake in Berlin-based electricity storage specialist Qinous to boost its position in the storage and microgrid market.

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