With the introduction of Geoportable, Toshiba ESS has made it possible to construct a small-scale geothermal plant on as little as 250 square metres.
Africa’s fastest growing population requires the establishment of reliable, affordable and flexible energy systems, Siyabonga Mbanjwa, Managing Director of SENER Southern Africa.
Africa is projected to experience increasing climate hazards for the remainder of the 21st century – so how is hydropower generation going to be affected and how can it enhance the continent’s resilience to climate change?
This article, which first appeared in the Africa Energy Yearbook 2020, explores regional energy transition and provides case studies.
The offshore wind industry envisions an installation of 1,400GW of offshore wind by 2050 to drive decarbonisation and a green economy. Is this achievable?
The latest court battle between NERSA and Eskom, which holds the energy monopoly, will see power tariffs increase from 116.72c/kWh to 128.24c/kWh in 2021.
Research and Development
Six villages in Tanzania participate in an important research project on the use of electric pressure cookers to overcome the challenges of biomass cooking.
South Africa needs flexible capacity that can be implemented quickly, cost effectively, and that will support a just energy transition, writes Wayne Glossop, business development manager at Wärtsilä South Africa.