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MENA region remains committed to renewables despite market challenges

The MENA region aims to lower energy costs through renewables despite supply chain disruptions to the commercial model for privately financed power plants.
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Hydropower associations unite on a post-COVID-19 recovery pathway

As the single largest source of renewable electricity, 16 hydropower associations have set out guiding principles for energy infrastructure policy recovery.
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Crisis management: Utilities under siege

The ESI Africa logo on the front cover of this edition takes on a visual representation of our support for the industry in times of crisis management.

AfDB: ‘Apply climate change lessons to COVID-19 pandemic’

Exclusive interview with Dr Anthony Nyong, the Director for Climate Change and Green Growth at the African Development Bank.

Virtual AUW highlights: CEOs talk financial health of utilities post-COVID

The African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa CEO Forum webinar session, which took place on 14 May, explored the financial recovery strategies that utilities can employ post-COVID.
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The need for smarter, more adaptable cities

It is now clearer than ever that the main characteristic of our future cities needs to be adaptability, post COVID-19 pandemic.
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Africa requires $20bn per year to achieve ‘minimal’ energy access, says...

New research says to achieve a minimal level of universal energy access across Africa, at least $20bn per year of new infrastructure investment – comprising both generation and grid assets – will be required.

Virtual AUW highlights: Investing in green SMMEs

The fifth session of this week’s Virtual African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa live webinar series focused on how to attract investments for SMMEs working in the green economy.

Intel on how the World Bank finances sustainable development goals

A World Bank report describes how IBRD bond proceeds support sustainable development across a variety of sectors and how projects support the SDGs.

Virtual AUW highlights: Energy transition

Day two of the Virtual AUW webinar session focused on the energy transition in light of the financial havoc created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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