Renewable Energy in the time of COVID-19

Decisions being taken now to address the social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis come amid profound uncertainty about both the course of the pandemic and its long-term ramifications for societies across the world, says IRENA.
regional projects

AfDB approves Gender Equality Trust Fund and Risk-Sharing Mechanism

The African Development Bank has approved a Gender Equality Trust Fund aimed at pushing forward gender equality and women’s empowerment in Africa.
Green Outcomes Fund

Green Outcomes Fund launches to grow green SMMEs in SA

The Green Outcomes Fund, a first of its kind structure, incentivises local South African fund managers to increase investment in green SMME businesses.

UL offers hand sanitizer safety data sheets at no charge

UL is offering free safety data sheets required for the production and shipment of hand sanitizer in efforts to curb COVID19.

juwi awarded Touwsrivier CPV Solar Project O&M contract

juwi Renewable Energies’ subsidiary, juwi Solar ZA O&M 1 has been awarded the contract for the O&M of the Touwsrivier CPV Solar Project in South Africa.

AfDB wins industry gong for pioneering 2019 social bond issue

The African Development Bank has received an award for its successful one billion Norwegian krone social bond issued in 2019.

Urgent discussions on utilities’ response to COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19: Utility Crisis Management webinar series is part of the #HeartForTheSector initiative as the energy sector prepares for post-pandemic challenges.
Bokamoso Solar Park

Bokamoso Solar Park achieves over 1 million incident-free hours

A testament to local construction workers at the Bokamoso Solar Park as 1,006,793 Lost Time Incident free hours to end of February 2020 is achieved.
coal sector

SA Energy Minister surprises collieries with unannounced visit

On Tuesday, the South African Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy conducted unannounced mine visits at three colliers which supply coal to Eskom.
JinkoSolar

JinkoSolar donates 1 million masks worldwide to curb COVID-19

JinkoSolar is donating one million face masks and other protective equipment items to several countries severely affected by COVID-19.

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