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AfDB & EIB join forces to boost Africa’s infrastructure investment

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a joint partnership action plan highlighting their strengthened cooperation and mutual development priorities and a strong shared emphasis on boosting public and private sector investment in Africa.
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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.
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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.
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Apex International Energy discovers oil in Egypt’s Western Desert

Apex International Energy has announced a new oil discovery in the Southeast Meleiha Concession in the Western Desert of Egypt.
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.

Energy system planning must include research into health says EEG

COVID-19 is further highlighting the relationship between reliable, adequately functioning power systems and resilience, and is likely to reveal new issues to consider in future energy system planning, operation and maintenance in developing countries.
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Future resilience depends on smart infrastructure investment today

A focus on “building back better” can address long-standing challenges and resilience states a new publication from the Swiss RE institute aimed at emerging markets and developing economies.
New research from Sustainable Energy for All shows that energy access finance continues to be significantly off-track to meet 2030 targets.

Funding these 10 key sectors will accelerate decarbonisation – IFC

The IFC newly published report analyses the economic and climate benefits of a green recovery that focuses on decarbonisation strategies.
2021 Ashden Awards promotes innovation in the energy sector

2021 Ashden Awards promotes innovation in the energy sector

Entries for the 2021 Ashden Awards are open; categories include innovation in energy access, climate solutions and sustainable cooling.

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