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Rockefeller Foundation pledges $1bn for green recovery

Rockefeller Foundation pledges $1bn for green recovery

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced it will commit $1 billion over the next three years to catalyse a more inclusive, green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Webinar recording: A guide to wheeling frameworks

Download the recording of this insightful webinar discussion on the topic of wheeling frameworks hosted by SAIPPA and ESI Africa.
Gov accepts report clearing allegations levelled against Eskom CEO

Gov accepts Trengove report clearing allegations against Eskom CEO

The South African Deputy President, David Mabuza, says government accepts the findings of the Trengove report in a forensic investigation that cleared the Eskom CEO of allegations of misleading the board.
Tanzania’s Songas gas power project, a successful example of PPP

Tanzania’s Songas gas power project, a successful example of PPP

The Songas gas power project demonstrates that it is a world-class example of a successful Public-Private Partnership (PPP) across Africa.
solar

Solar dominates power industry contracts in MEA

Middle East and Africa power industry contracts dropped 3% in quarter three of 2020, with solar being the top tech area for investment in the energy sector.

South Africa’s REIPPPP bid window 5 is on the way

Expanding South Africa’s energy capacity is the only way to save the country’s economy, according to the South African Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe.
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Harmonised energy database will empower African energy sector

Stakeholders are calling for the upgrade of the existing energy database to keep pace with fast growing development of energy mix in Africa.

ESI Africa tackles trending topics at Digital Energy Festival

As a media partner of the Digital Energy Festival, ESI Africa will be hosting an exciting digital line-up of live and recorded events.
Digital Energy Festival 5IR masterclass

Achieving 5IR by using business for good

Digital Energy Festival for Africa kicks off on an inspiring and optimistic note. Pratik Gauri, the President of the 5th Element Group, says the 5IR will assist in achieving several UN Sustainability Development Goals.
electricity market

Open the electricity market for faster economic recovery

Wheeling in the electricity market allows buyers and sellers to enter into bilateral PPAs, using the utlity networks to deliver the power.

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