Finance and Policy
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued a report, outlining the performance of the electricity supply industry in Q2 2020.
Pursuing Inga 3 will be much more expensive for South Africa compared to domestic wind and solar generation, writes the International Rivers.
GWEC Market Intelligence states that about 30GW of new wind energy capacity was awarded globally through auctions in the second half of 2020.
The NRWDI in South Africa confirmed that "not one Rand has been put into the proposed [nuclear waste disposal] fund..." writes Chris Yelland.
The Global Wind Energy Council has appointed a chief operating officer, Stewart Mullin, who previously worked at MHI Vestas.
While renewables are growing rapidly, increases are not occurring fast enough, and they are still projected to provide less than half of the global electricity supply by 2040.
KenGen has signed a $6m contract with Djiboutian Office of Geothermal Energy Development to drill three geothermal wells in the country.
Eskom Chief Financial Officer, Calib Cassim welcomed the court's decision and stressed that poor residential customers will continue to be supported.
The Mozambique LNG Area 1 Project and the African Development Bank have jointly received the Global Multilateral Deal of the Year 2020.
The Hydropower Sustainability ESG Assessment Fund will award a total of $1.02 million to 40 or more hydropower projects over four years.