renewables investment

Data will be vital to unlocking renewables investment

Investment in renewable energy infrastructure is forecast to accelerate substantially over the coming year as investors in traditional infrastructure seek long-term, stable returns to counteract ongoing economic turmoil.
red tape renewable energy

Analysis: Red tape blocks S.Arica’s renewable energy potential

Investment proposals are on hold as red tape delays procurement. Sibanye wants to add up to 150MW of solar capacity, while Gold Fields is aiming for 40MW.

Small island states share plans to accelerate energy transition

The Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States and IRENA, co-hosted a Dialogue on accelerating energy transition post pandemic recovery.
wind power construction

Health and safety prioritised in wind power construction

As South Africa enters Level 3 lockdown, sectors including wind power construction teams, are facing more stringent health and safety regulations.
New Renewable Energy Authority

Egypt: New and Renewable Energy Authority firm on growth plan

Egypt’s New and Renewable Energy Authority is actively engaged in implementing solar and wind projects with a combined capacity of 3,170MW.
Copper

Webinar 9 July: Counting on copper: Renewable energy and EV boom...

Join ESI Africa, Mining Review Africa and DRC Mining Week as we unpack the importance of copper as a raw material in the global move toward greener energy and transportation.
Solar mini-grids

Partnership delivers solar mini-grids to Nigerian rural communities

Renewvia Energy Corporation has partnered with All On to deploy solar mini-grids to rural communities unserved by conventional utilities in the Niger Delta.
cost factor

Cost factor: Coal-fired power 0, renewable energy 1, finds IRENA

Examining the cost factor, the same amount of money invested in renewable power today produces more new capacity than it would have a decade ago.

“Mini-grids can electrify thousands of health centres in sub-Saharan Africa”

AMDA's CEO explains why mini-grid companies are "like the Amazons and Teslas of the energy sector", figuring out how to create 600-million new customers.
Middle East energy

Dubai making headway against its Clean Energy Strategy 2050

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority says the emirate’s clean energy target for 2020 has been exceeded, with 9% of the regions 11,700MW electricity.

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