2016 – Renewable Energy Supplement

The dawn of wind energy in Africa

Wind power is coming of age in Africa and is fast becoming directly competitive with traditional energy sources. Driving down the levelised cost of...
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Renewable Energy Supplement 2016

In this edition of ESI Africa we explore the vast renewable energy resources that Africa can tap into, including wind, hydro and solar technologies,...

Biogas – South Africa’s great untapped potential

After World War II a British fighter pilot, L. John Fry, settled in South Africa and started a pig farm. In 1957 he built...
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Renewable energy: what has Africa accomplished thus far?

Besides biomass and wind, which date deep into human history, renewable energy has always been viewed as an alternate power source, but it was...

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