electricity generation

White paper: SSA’s electricity generation forecast to 2040

SSA’s generation mix is remarkably undiversified, with most economies generating the bulk of their electricity through three or fewer sources, states Frost & Sullivan.
hydropower ceos

Applications for Women in Hydropower Mentorship closes in August

The Women in Hydropower Mentorship Programme is now accepting applications for the 2020/2021 year. Applications close on 3 August 2020.
microgrids

Utilities to increase micro-grid capacity by nearly five times by 2029

Global utilities are expected to increase their micro-grid capacity by 19% per annum between 2020 and 2029, according to Guidehouse Insights.
Kibo Energy

Kibo Energy obtains £1 million in investment

Kibo Energy has secured £1 million investment that will enable it continue to advance its diverse energy project portfolio comprising 1,255MW.
specialised transformers

Op-Ed: Solar to spur continent’s post-pandemic bounce?

Installing solar PV on-site, rooftop or ground-mounted, can reduce the electricity costs for the users with 30-60% on their daytime consumption.
COVID-19 recovery

Long-term climate strategies critical to recovery says World Bank

Long-term climate strategies that look ahead to 2050 can help countries unlock new economic opportunities while also ensuring a safer climate, says a new World Bank report.
DER investments

Massive growth in DER investments anticipated through 2030

The global annual investments in distributed energy resources (DER) will increase by 75% by 2030, according to a new report issued by Frost & Sullivan.

IRENA urges governments to align economic stimulus with sustainability

Governments can align immediate economic stimulus needs with medium to long-term decarbonisation and sustainable development objectives by targeting policy measures.
Grand Inga

Ed’s note: Africa’s grand hydropower scheme enters a ‘Dragon’s Den’

The latest news on the world’s largest hydropower scheme is that the DRC is determined to move ahead with the Grand Inga project.

Op-Ed: Electricity is an essential service during COVID-19 crisis

Electricity is an essential service, yet its profile in the context of the COVID-19 global health emergency has been well below that of others.

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