race to zero

Race to Zero: Rolls-Royce joins the net-zero carbon by 2050 ambition

In the run-up to COP26, Rolls-Royce joined the UN Race to Zero, which will see the company become net-zero carbon in its operations by 2030.
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S.Africa: Repurposing waste as an alternative energy source

South Africans are exploring alternative energy sources, while reducing landfill mass, by turning to the repurposing of waste material.

Zimbabwe: Electric taxi service and charging network launched

VAYA Africa, a Mauritius-registered Transportation as a Service company, has launched an electric vehicle service in Zimbabwe, which uses a hail riding app.
Strategic Fuel Fund

Strategic Fuel Fund gains former dept. of energy DG, Magubane

The CEF Board has appointed former Director-General for the Department of Energy Nelisiwe Magubane as the new Chairperson of the Strategic Fuel Fund.
Solar water heating

Partnership brings solar water heating into South African homes

Electrolux Africa and PowerOptimal have partnered to bring cost-effective solar water heating solutions to the South African residential market.

Consortium commits $15bn toward LNG project in Mozambique

African Corporate and Investment Bank, RMB, has announced that an LNG project in Mozambique is expected to receive $15bn of financing commitments at a signing scheduled for June 2020.
SAPVIA: Not convinced draft electricity regulations will meet municipal needs

SAPVIA: Not convinced draft electricity regulations will meet municipal needs

The SA draft electricity regulations on generation capacity continue to fall short of addressing municipalities’ needs, says SAPVIA explaining their recommendations.
COVID

The Rockefeller Foundation commits $3m in support of health & electricity...

The Rockefeller Foundation will award three new grants to support organisations that are working with countries, communities, and regions in Africa and Asia to leverage data and technology to bolster their COVID-19 response.
DMRE update

S.Africa: Update on DMRE interventions to combat the spread of COVID-19

In response to President Cyril Ramaphosa announcement that South Africa will move to alert level 3 of the nationwide lockdown, the Department...
construction hospital

Fast-track construction of S.African hospital in response to COVID-19

In South Africa, the construction of a R3 billion hospital, originally scheduled for completion by November, has been fast-tracked to open by June during level 3 lockdown.

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