As South Africa is preparing for a broad roll-out of the country's vaccine programme, energy efficiency is a factor to consider, says the South African National Energy Development Institute, (SANEDI).
Research and Development
Rwanda has launched the African Centre of Excellence of Sustainable Cooling and Cold Chain (ACES) to be hosted by the University of Rwanda.
According to Dan Hamza-Goodacre, non-executive director at the Kigali Cooling Efficiency Programme, net-zero compatible cold chain solutions have the potential to ’bend the curve’ on greenhouse gas emissions.
The Chilling Prospects Tracking Sustainable Cooling for All 2020 report looked at 54 countries finding 1.02bn people lack cooling access and remain at risk.
Ten international start-ups have been awarded for bringing innovation into the cold chain market, which will ultimately improve economic outcomes for various regions and...