Business and markets
Day three of Enlit Africa digital event takes a very forward-looking approach with its focus on Initiate (aimed at young professionals), smart grids and future systems.
Transmission and Distribution
Day two at Enlit Africa digital event has a heavy focus on all matters utility related including communication technology and climate finance to support long-term infrastructure growth.
Enlit Africa digital event kicks off with a Siemens sponsored keynote address that addressed this year’s content theme, the 5Ds of the energy transition.
Afreximbank and NEXIM have greenlit a joint $750,000 grant that will bridge the gap in maritime transport infrastructure and improve trade in the region in line with the AfCFTA.
Research and Development
Global energy investments set to recover in 2021 but remain far from a net zero pathway as not enough investment is going into clean energy, especially in emerging markets and developing economies, new IEA report finds.
The global wind industry needs to train more than 480,000 more people to Global Wind Organisation standards over the next five years to meet global wind power market demand in line with health and safety standards.
Finance and Policy
During a conversation with ESI Africa, Olusola Lawson addressed financing Africa’s post-COVID-19 recovery and the factors hindering renewable energy market growth.
Nosizwe Dlengezele, regional sales executive at GE Gas Power, shares her insights into best practices using gas alongside other technologies as a low-cost power-on-demand solution to address the carbon emission factor.