The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA), has engaged with its members to ascertain if the sector is able to provide additional power, in line with the recent call for additional energy from existing Independent Power Producers (IPPs) by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE).
In South Africa, Meadows Energy, a 100% women-owned company, announced its partnership with G7 Renewable Energies for construction of the 128MW Oya Hybrid Energy Project as part of the RMIPPP programme.
GE released a paper sharing their position on South Africa’s energy transition and the role they believe gas power and renewables will play in accelerating the country’s energy transition.
Earlier this year, the Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) farm, consisting of 365 turbines, recorded its highest capacity factor rating.
Using an engaging platform, Enlit Africa asked the audience to take a poll on which of the 5Ds they believe is the most important in achieving our energy transition.
In an exclusive interview, Vuyo Matiwane, grid manager at BTE Renewables, shares that testing and commissioning can be a challenging time as it is the most critical part of the project.
Transmission and Distribution
Anil Saboo, president of IEEMA, shares that the Indian power sector is undergoing a significant change that has redefined the industry outlook – a scenario that can benefit the African region.
Business and markets
At the Enlit Africa digital event, Minister Mantashe said South Africa was making steady progress on its hydrogen society roadmap and invited collaboration at technical and financial levels.
Research and Development
Universal access to sustainable energy will remain elusive if the supply of affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy is not expedited to meet the demand. This is especially true for countries in sub-Saharan Africa.