AfDB, is the first development bank to win procurement award

The AfDB has been recognised with a silver award for procurement excellence by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS).
building

Africa to record 3.4% growth rate in the overall building stock

A new report looks at the global building stock and the relationship between the market and energy sustainability and climate change.

Africa knows what to do to attract investors, says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says African countries need to strengthen governance by rooting out and improving the ease of doing business.
e-mobility

Second-life for electric vehicle batteries

Volkswagen announced its ambitious target to build a million EVs by 2025 and has already got a plan for their used EV batteries.
green bond

Foreign Direct Investment remains crucial for Africa’s economic growth

Foreign Direct Investment into Africa remains small by global standards, but prominent in relation to GDP with the US and Europe as the largest investors.
IRP

IRENA highlights solutions that will transform the power sector

AI and big data, IoT and batteries are innovative solutions that will amplify the transformation of the power sector based on renewables, says IRENA.
Democratisation

Democratisation of energy will enable Africans to move into the digital...

Democratisation of energy is necessary to enable Africans to move into the digital age, writes Sabine Dall’Omo, CEO of Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa.
livable cities

Counting on the WEF on Africa to be powerful

Ed's note: Will the gathered leaders find consensus and deliver some solutions from this year's World Economic Forum on Africa taking place in Cape Town?
Renewable Energy

Should we be scared of the fossil-free future world?

The growth in new energy technologies has surged in the past decade, sparking the prospect of a world free from fossil fuels writes Eaton.
SAREC

Beyond the tipping point: Is solar and wind enough for our...

As more solar and wind enter the energy market, it spells good news for our air, water and health but why is it happening? Eaton explores the tipping point.

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