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Mambilla

IHA launches $1m HESG assessment fund for hydropower projects

The Hydropower Sustainability ESG Assessment Fund (HESG) will award $1.02 million to 40 or more hydropower projects between 2020 and 2024.

“Grand Coalition” to bridge the energy, climate goals gap

Ministers and high-level representatives from COP host countries met at the IEA recently to review ways in which the energy sector can meet climate and other sustainability goals.
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Embedded generation standards mark progress for South Africa’s ESI

In this video, our editor shares with you one of the latest trending stories on ESI Africa, which covers a code for embedded generation installation.
Off-grid Solar

SAPVIA supports Ramaphosa’s direction for the energy sector

SAPVIA Chief Operating Officer, Niveshen Govender, supports the sentiments of the President of South Africa’s 2020 State of the Nation Address.
World Bank

AfDB refutes World Bank President’s remarks on Africa’s debt profile

The AfDB responds to World Bank President's David Malpass recent remarks about multilateral development banks contributing to Africa’s debt profile.
SONA 2020 OUTA

SONA 2020: Big plans that require tough action according to OUTA

Unless the promises made in SONA 2020 are followed by concrete, faster implementation South Africa will remain in a precarious state says OUTA.

The future of trade publications: The ability to adapt and add...

Clarion Events Africa's trade publications namely Mining Review Africa, ESI Africa and Smart Energy International has managed to evolve with the times.
Eskom MYPD4

Eskom offers voluntary separation packages to senior employees

Eskom says the process of voluntary seperation packages will be implemented during March and April 2020. "There will be no forced retrenchments."
SALGA

Trade union oppose plans to finance Eskom with pension fund

South African trade union Solidarity says it has started a legal process to stop plans to financing Eskom from the Government Employees Pension Fund.
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Djibouti secures first renewables project: 60MW wind farm

Landmark investment secured for the construction and operation of a 60MW wind farm in the Ghoubet area, near Lake Assal in Djibouti.

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