battery storage

Eight trends impacting solar and storage industry

Energy market research firm IHS Markit issued a whitepaper highlighting trends impacting the global solar and energy storage industry in 2018. According to the whitepaper,...

Power Africa Gas Roadmap outlines ambitious 2030 target

The US Agency for International Development's (USAID) Power Africa Coordinator this week launched the Gas Roadmap for sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), outlining an additional 16,000MW...

Africa could revolutionise the energy sector through smart power innovation

Within developing economies, including Africa, there are growing opportunities to implement new technologies and localised energy generation systems, that could lead to innovation that...

G20 countries set to invest over $1.6tn in ‘fossil gas,’ jeopardising...

New analysis finds G20 countries are investing heavily in fossil gas in direct contradiction  with Paris Agreement goals they have agreed to, according to a...
KenGen

Global geothermal power capacity snapshot for 2017

An estimated 0.7GW of new geothermal power came online in 2017, bringing the global total to an estimated 12.8GW, according to REN21’s Renewables Global...
energy projects

Global progress lags behind energy target for 2030

The world is not on track to meet the global energy targets for 2030 set as part of the Sustainable Development Goals, however real progress is being made in areas of expansion of access to electricity in least developed countries as well as industrial energy efficiency.
large power projects

Emerging markets to boost SCADA market growth

The global supervisory control and data acquisition system (SCADA) market will primarily be driven by increased investments in infrastructure development within emerging markets. The report, SCADA...
Water

World Water Development Report seeks nature-based solutions

The UN World Water Development Report 2018, aligned with the World Water Day theme, demonstrates how nature-based solutions can provide the means to address...
treasurer

Rebuttal of World Bank’s utility affordability report

“The World Bank has very creditably assembled data with which it was able to draw a conclusion that old power watchers like me have...
M&A forecast

M&A forecast for African market looks progressive

Increased activity forecast for the African M&A market in the next two years spells opportunity for the energy sector on the continent as indicated...

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