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Race to Zero: Rolls-Royce joins the net-zero carbon by 2050 ambition

In the run-up to COP26, Rolls-Royce joined the UN Race to Zero, which will see the company become net-zero carbon in its operations by 2030.

Small island states share plans to accelerate energy transition

The Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States and IRENA, co-hosted a Dialogue on accelerating energy transition post pandemic recovery.

One Discovery Place achieves six Green Star as-built rating

One Discovery Place is among one of the few projects to have achieved a six Green Star as-built rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa.
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S.Africa: Repurposing waste as an alternative energy source

South Africans are exploring alternative energy sources, while reducing landfill mass, by turning to the repurposing of waste material.

Zimbabwe: Electric taxi service and charging network launched

VAYA Africa, a Mauritius-registered Transportation as a Service company, has launched an electric vehicle service in Zimbabwe, which uses a hail riding app.

“Mini-grids can electrify thousands of health centres in sub-Saharan Africa”

AMDA's CEO explains why mini-grid companies are "like the Amazons and Teslas of the energy sector", figuring out how to create 600-million new customers.

Electra Mining Africa 2020 cancelled due to Covid-19

Electra Mining Africa is recognised by the industry as being more than just a show; it’s a tradition. The 2020 event will now take place in September 2022.
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Dubai making headway against its Clean Energy Strategy 2050

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority says the emirate’s clean energy target for 2020 has been exceeded, with 9% of the regions 11,700MW electricity.
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Partnership brings solar water heating into South African homes

Electrolux Africa and PowerOptimal have partnered to bring cost-effective solar water heating solutions to the South African residential market.

Consortium commits $15bn toward LNG project in Mozambique

African Corporate and Investment Bank, RMB, has announced that an LNG project in Mozambique is expected to receive $15bn of financing commitments at a signing scheduled for June 2020.

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