clean power

Mobile solar energy storage

Mobile solar energy storage unit developer gets a $1.4 million grant

Battery and energy storage firm, AceOn has been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the Innovate UK Energy Catalyst 8 Fund to accelerate development work on its mobile solar energy storage unit.
clean transportation

Clean transportation needs smart grids

The number of electric vehicles in Africa has the potential to increase significantly by 2030. The challenge, however, is in charging infrastructure, powered by renewable grid-tied or off-grid solutions, keeping pace with market interest.

World’s first industrial-scale renewable power-to-fertiliser plant

Maire Tecnimont announced commencing work on the world's first industrial scale renewable power–to-fertiliser plant in Kenya.
Green economy

IFC backs Absa Bank to create Africa’s first green loan

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will provide Absa Bank a loan of up to $150 million to create Africa’s first certified green loan.

Ed’s note: Where are the eco-warriors of today?

The green economy and environmental, social and governance (ESG) domain are where eco-warriors have moved the fight to save our planet.
hydrogen valley

Hydrogen Valley feasibility study attracts energy companies’ input

The SA Department of Science and Innovation is collaborating with SANEDI, Bambili Energy, ENGIE and Anglo American to complete a feasibility study for the establishment of a 'hydrogen valley'.
RES4Africa partners with SAPVIA to bolster Africa's green transition

RES4Africa partners with SAPVIA to bolster Africa’s green transition

RES4Africa and SAPVIA have signed a treaty to deepen their cooperation in the promotion and implementation of sustainable energy solutions as key catalysts to empower and transform Africa.
green banks

IRENA partnership to drive renewables uptake in the food industry

IRENA will work with FAO to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy technologies in agri-food and sustainable bioenergy.
Mantashe survey

IRENA: 7 key action areas to accelerate renewables uptake in Jordan

IRENA has identified a series of policy measures that can help advance the energy transition towards renewable energy in Jordan.

GE: Pathways to faster decarbonisation with gas and renewables

While renewables are growing rapidly, increases are not occurring fast enough, and they are still projected to provide less than half of the global electricity supply by 2040.

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