In this article, which first appeared in the Africa Energy Forum’s official publication, Africa Energy Yearbook 2020, three power and energy professionals talk openly about power shortages and their views on renewable energy as a trending solution.
Finance and Policy
Innovate UK is offering $26 million to innovative solutions that are tackling energy poverty by providing clean energy in developing nations.
Business and markets
According to the World Bank, data suggests that gas flaring continues to be a problem, while solutions remain difficult or uneconomic in certain countries.
The Polytechnic University of Milan, collaborating with the Enel Group, has launched a second level international Specialising Master dedicated to training experts in Smart Grids.
Nicola Lazenby, who leads the Energy Catalyst Programme at Innovate UK, talks about the role of innovation in accelerating energy access.
JinkoSolar has claimed a world record of 24.79% for a large-size, contact-passivated solar cell. A new benchmark from the record by almost 0.6%.
The disruption caused by COVID-19 has shown the impact modern society has on the environment with reports of nature reclaiming our cities.
Dr Tony Surridge, the general manager for Cleaner Fossil Fuels at SANEDI in South Africa unpacks some of the guidelines that can be employed to control carbon emissions.