China: Solar industry estimated to make full recovery by Q2

The solar industry in China has the potential to reach full capacity by the end of Q2 2020 even as manufacturing was severely disrupted in the first quarter.

Urgent discussions on utilities’ response to COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19: Utility Crisis Management webinar series is part of the #HeartForTheSector initiative as the energy sector prepares for post-pandemic challenges.
Crisis management

Tune in for best practice in crisis management across the globe

In these exceptional times, utility continuity plans and crisis management must be coupled with best practice guidelines in providing essential services.
Africa Energy Forum

EnergyNet responds to COVID-19 pandemic

A message from the organisers of the 2020 edition of the Africa Energy Forum (aef), EnergyNet, recognises these are uncertain and difficult times.

Ripple effects of COVID-19 on China’s plan to link continents

A new report shows that the ripple effects of COVID-19 are affecting the nature, pace and scope of China’s Belt and Road Initiative activity in Africa.
South Africa

Component makers face long haul recovery from COVID-19

COVID-19 is expected to put incredible strain on the world’s economy, which will be effectively halted for three months or more.

Coal power generation is booming in China and Japan

Japan and China are becoming the drivers of new coal-fired capacity worldwide, according to a new report by various environmental advocacy groups.
Eskom MYPD4

Eskom offers its Academy of Learning centre as quarantine site

Eskom has handed its Academy of Learning centre in Johannesburg over to the government to be used as a quarantine site to fight the spread of COVID-19.
Financial Modeler

AfDB launches record breaking $3bn ‘Fight COVID-19’ Social Bond

The AfDB has raised an exceptional $3bn in a three-year bond to help alleviate the impact that Covid-19 pandemic will have on Africa’s economies and society,

Effective storage solutions are essential to the success of Eskom’s turnaround

Seydou Kane, MD at Eaton South Africa explains how storage solutions will help grow the energy mix in response to government’s recently released plans.

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