clean energy

Renewable power generation hits 70% of net additions

Renewable power accounted for 70% of net additions to global power generating capacity in 2017, according to REN21’s Renewables 2018 Global Status Report. However, the...
Grid operators

Grid operators are also in need of future-proofing

The GO15 has commissioned a study to address the future of grid system operators worldwide – ESI Africa caught up with Thava Govender, president...
Vietnam

Namibia: new solar project to push socio-economic development agenda

Namibia's minister of mines and energy Tom Alweendo has underlined the need for government and private sector to collaborate in order to address socio-economic...
Nxuba wind farm

Lake Turkana wind power project on course to connect by September

After experiencing delays in constructing a transmission line for the 310MW Lake Turkana Wind Power project, the wind farm is finally expected to connect...
JinkoSolar

Zimbabwe: Parliament calls for cancellation of Gwanda solar project

A parliamentary committee is calling for the $202 million Gwanda Solar Project tender to be withdrawn. In addition, they said former ministers must be...
DEWA

Central African Republic secures funding for fiber-optic backbone project

The Central African Republic has received the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB) for the development of fiber-optic. The Central African Minister of Economy,...
Daniel Njoroge

No nuclear deal between SA and Russia, confirms Minister Radebe

South Africa’s Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe, has stated that the country has no nuclear deal with Russia. Speaking to local news eNCA on Sunday,...

Mauritius – gateway for investment into Africa’s energy sector

In the wake of Mauritius’ 50th anniversary of independence on 12 March, we reflect on what the country has to offer African energy investors...

Erongo RED collaborates with AUTC to boost ICT infrastructure

Namibia's electricity distribution company, Erongo RED, has established a working partnership with the Africa Utilities Technology Council (AUTC) to bolster their ICT infrastructure. Last month in an...
Africa

Energy minister sets target to boost South Africa’s economy

"President Ramaphosa has set us all a target to attract $100 billion of investment into our economy. I would like the energy sector to...

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