Eskom plans to mitigate carbon emissions from existing plants

Companies net zero action plans could be too little too late

More than half of companies are not transitioning fast enough, leaving them in danger of missing the Paris Agreement target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
female engineering

Commentary: Africa’s unsung female engineering heroes

Engineering is a key driver for sustainable development, yet its full workforce potential is not being utilised as less than 10% of engineers in SSA are women.
power africa 2020 annual report

Snapshot into Power Africa’s 2020 progress in sub-Saharan Africa

Mark Carrato, Power Africa Coordinator, emphasised that although the annual report demonstrates that the Power Africa partnership model works, significant work remains.

Ethiopian Women in Energy and youth partner with RES4Africa to boost...

The African energy sector needs women and young people. This sentiment prompted EWiEn and RES4Africa to collaborate in capacity building opportunities.
coal sector

New coal mine planned for Mpumalanga halted for the moment

The Pretoria High Court has issued an interdict preventing coal mining company Uthaka Energy from starting mining and related activities in a Strategic Water Source area.
structural energy storage

Research breakthrough for structural energy storage

"Using carbon fibre, we have succeeded in designing a structural battery with both competitive energy storage capacity and rigidity,” explains Leif Asp, Professor at Chalmers and leader of the project.

African Continental Free Trade Area’s effect on oil & gas sector

While Africa has substantial natural resources, it has not received significant benefits from the extraction and export of such resources, particularly in oil and gas. Will AfCFTA have an impact on oil and gas industry exports?
siemens energy

Siemens to provide power generation platforms for Latin American vessel

Siemens Energy has been selected by Malaysia International Shipping Corporation Berhad (MISC Berhad) to power its new floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel.
rooftop solar

New rooftop solar PV module tailored for C&I makes a market...

JA Solar launched its DeepBlue 3.0 Light high-efficiency rooftop solar PV module tailored for commercial and residential (C&I) installations.
Ghana re-examines gas supply agreement with Cenpower

Natural gas seen as a vector of energy transformation

The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) is supporting the EU's intention to consider gas as a sustainable source of energy under the new green labelling system.

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