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.
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Minister Mantashe recognises women leadership in the energy sector

SA's minister of mineral resources and energy, Gwede Mantashe, applauds women that have been appointed to senior executive positions in the energy sector.
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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.
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Mozambique: EDM cuts electricity tariffs as part of COVID-19 relief

Government of Mozambique has directed the power utility EDM to cut electricity tariffs for this year as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Race to Zero: Rolls-Royce joins the net-zero carbon by 2050 ambition

In the run-up to COP26, Rolls-Royce joined the UN Race to Zero, which will see the company become net-zero carbon in its operations by 2030.

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.
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India looks into privatising electricity distribution companies

COVID-19 has impacted the revenues of the electricity distribution companies in India, as such government is considering privatising the distributors.
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Kenya: Contractors invited to bid for UPS and battery chargers installment

The Kenya Power & Lighting Company intends to upgrade UPS and battery chargers for National Control Centre and Rabai Control Centre. A pre-bid meeting will be on 10 June 2020.

One Discovery Place achieves six Green Star as-built rating

One Discovery Place is among one of the few projects to have achieved a six Green Star as-built rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa.
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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.

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