UK-Africa Summit: Renewables critical for Africa’s economic recovery

Renewables will be a critical driver of Africa’s post-COVID-19 growth recovery and economic prosperity, said experts at UK-Africa Summit.
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Predictions 2021: Part one, ‘Hydrogen can unlock untapped renewables’

Hydrogen technology can unlock a large amount of untapped renewable energy in Africa, says Ifeoma Malo, CEO of Clean Tech Hub, in her predictions for 2021 and beyond.

Coordinator sought for AFUR mini-grid tariff setting project

The African Forum for Utility Regulators (AFUR) needs a Project Coordinator to work on the Mainstreaming mini-grid tariff settlement tools and methodologies across African regulators Project.

Optimised energy management delivers efficiency at Fekola gold mine

Wärtsilä’s GEMS has been involved in the optimization of energy management to deliver sustainable at Fekola gold mine in Mali.
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New solar world record reaches conversion efficiency of 23.01%

JinkoSolar's N-Type solar panels hit a record-high conversion efficiency of 23.01%, breaking the previous world record of 22.39% set by JinkoSolar themselves in January 2020.
Ghana wind plans

SAWEA: Mpumalanga is a key location to drive just energy transition

Due to the large number of energy intensive users in Mpumalanga, it is seen as an ideal location to promote the just energy transition.
Lake Turkana Wind Power to take full advantage of digitisation

Lake Turkana Wind Power to take full advantage of digitisation

Software as a service company Clir Renewables has announced a partnership agreement with the Kenyan-based Lake Turkana Wind Power.
COP26: Developed nations urged to provide $100bn for energy transition

IRENA to set the course for global energy transition commitments

IRENA's Eleventh Assembly will get underway from 18-21 January setting the course for global commitments to low-carbon development.

Total JV to develop 12 solar plus energy storage projects in...

Total and 174 Power Global, a wholly owned Hanwha Group affiliate, have signed an agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture to develop 12 utility-scale solar and energy storage projects of 1.6GW cumulative capacity in the US.

Starsight to expand hybrid solar for C&I in Nigeria and Ghana

Finnfund and Norfund have doubled West African energy provider Starsight’s senior debt facility from $10 million to $20 million.

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