SustainSolar’s mini-grid systems boost electrification rates

SustainSolar finishes 2020 strong with a number of mini-grid systems to still be delivered early 2021, in Lesotho and the DRC.

Energy provider to deploy cleaner power systems to telecom sites

Headquartered in Mauritius, ESCOTEL has been set up to provide energy services to mobile tower owners and operators, owning and operating decentralised renewable energy infrastructure across Africa.

AfDB approves $7m in support of renewable mini-grid industry

The African Development Bank has approved a $7 million grant for a new technical assistance initiative meeting the needs of the continent’s fast-evolving renewable mini-grid industry.
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100MW wind farm to power more than 400,000 Ethiopian households

Siemens Gamesa has sealed the deal on its first wind farm project in Ethiopia.
food security

4 motivating factors to nourish your business plan in 2021

Four stories concerning the influence of how addressing food security also lend itself to increasing energy access and stimulating economies.
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Golden Valley Wind Energy Facility connects to SA’s national grid

Golden Valley Wind Energy Facility is South Africa’s latest wind farm to connect to the country’s national grid.
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Ramaphosa appoints Climate Change Coordinating Commission

Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed members of the inaugural Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission with effect from 17 December 2020.
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Madagascar secures $43m AfDB loan for 2nd phase of power transmission...

AfDB has approved a loan of $42.9m to finance the second phase of a major power transmission and interconnection project in Madagascar.
wind energy

Wind industry skills development grows in leaps and bounds

South African wind energy is no different and it is particularly the sector’s skills development and ensuing demand by wind turbine manufacturers.
EEG research projects

EEG investigates pandemic’s lockdown impact on utility revenue

EEG has funded two main research projects, as well as a range of research papers, on the relationship between the pandemic and energy.

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