Battery storage can balance the grid and store excess energy

Battery storage could enable a greater feed-in of renewables into the grid by storing excess generation and by firming renewable energy output.
power generation

S.Africa: Power generation system will meet low lockdown demand

Eskom does not expect to implement loadshedding for the duration of the COVID-19 national lockdown as demand for power generation has dropped.

COVID-19 crisis highlights the need for energy security, says IEA

The energy sector is uniquely affected by COVID-19 and this emphasises the need to bolster energy security, says the IEA's Executive Director.
nuclear energy operations

Global nuclear energy operations responding to COVID-19

Building on an already strong safety culture, nuclear energy operations worldwide have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and calls for social distancing.
South Africa

Component makers face long haul recovery from COVID-19

COVID-19 is expected to put incredible strain on the world’s economy, which will be effectively halted for three months or more.
Coal

Coal power generation is booming in China and Japan

Japan and China are becoming the drivers of new coal-fired capacity worldwide, according to a new report by various environmental advocacy groups.
Eskom MYPD4

Eskom offers its Academy of Learning centre as quarantine site

Eskom has handed its Academy of Learning centre in Johannesburg over to the government to be used as a quarantine site to fight the spread of COVID-19.
Financial Modeler

AfDB launches record breaking $3bn ‘Fight COVID-19’ Social Bond

The AfDB has raised an exceptional $3bn in a three-year bond to help alleviate the impact that Covid-19 pandemic will have on Africa’s economies and society,
west africa

West Africa: World Bank to fund strenghtening of data and statistics

The World Bank has allocated $379 million in International Development Association credits and grants to help strengthen statistical systems in West Africa.
green finance

China develops green finance for the agriculture sector

The World Bank Directors have approved a loan of $300 million to support China in developing green finance for the agriculture sector.

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