net-zero economy

Reduce your power generation’s water withdrawal footprint

According to the United Nations report, Africa and its water resources will be one of the most negatively impacted by the effects of climate change.
New Development Bank

New Development Bank inks substantial loan pact with DBSA

DBSA and New Development Bank signed a loan agreement for greenhouse gas emissions reduction and energy sector development project.

Loan from BRICS bank on the cards for Eskom

President of the New Development Bank, K.V Kamath has revealed that the bank is considering lending a sum of $780 million to Eskom.

India’s failed hybrid RE auction cause for concern

India’s auction for 1,200MW hybrid renewable energy projects suffered a major setback as bidders stayed away from the proceedings.

IEA highlights India’s progressive role in the global energy marketplace

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has been commended by R K Singh, India’s Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy, on its contribution...
Chinese financing

Chinese financing casts long shadow over Africa

The value of loans from Chinese financing of energy and infrastructure projects in Africa almost trebled between 2016 and 2017, from $3 billion to...

African Development Bank to address Africa’s investment challenge

The African Development Bank (AfDB) in collaboration with the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry will hold a panel discussion on the Africa...

BRICS meeting underway, tackling energy efficiency and conservation

The Government of South Africa through the Department of Energy (DoE) is hosting a BRICS working group meeting on energy efficiency and conservation this...
scaling solar programme

India sets high ambitions – 100,000MW solar PV investment

India’s minister of energy Raj Kumar Singh, has announced government plans to launch an unprecedented bid for 100,000MW of new solar photovoltaic (PV) energy. This...
Berrie de Jager

Energy research to solve energy problems for BRICS members

One of the primary challenges facing BRICS countries in terms of implementing renewable energy solutions, is the leveraging of finances. This was one of the...

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