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Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship programme applications open

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is accepting applications until 31 March for its 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme where benefits include non-refundable seed capital of up to $5,000.
GWEC India to help develop India’s vast wind power potential

GWEC: Nearly 30GW of new wind energy capacity was auctioned in...

GWEC Market Intelligence states that about 30GW of new wind energy capacity was awarded globally through auctions in the second half of 2020.
energy access

Shell Foundation and DFC collaborating to accelerate energy access

UK charity Shell Foundation and US based International Development Finance Corporation are collaborating to bring affordable renewable energy to more than 5 million people in low-income areas of Africa and Asia by 2025.
IRP

Top four risks of doing business in South Africa in 2021

Unemployment, profound social instability, and water crisis are some of the risks noted in the WEF Global Risk Report for doing business in South Africa.

Trends driving inner-city revitalisation and urban property markets

Property stocks have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic; impacting retail and commercial office space and even some industrial property holdings.

South African wind farms support healthcare to deal with COVID-19

Two South African wind farms; Golden Valley Energy Facility and Cookhouse Wind Farm have collaborated to assist a hospital in Eastern Cape.
green bonds

New green bond for India’s resilient recovery heavily oversubscribed

Indian renewable energy developer Continuum has tapped the International Finance Corporation to anchor its first green bond.
UN investment

Nigerian investment firm clinches UN committee and working group seats

Tariye Gbadegesin will contribute an African perspective on the international stage at two high-level UN investment committees to deliver on the SDGs and rebuild economies.
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India to see world’s largest energy demand increase in next 20...

The ability of India to ensure affordable, clean and reliable energy for its growing population will be vital for the future development of its economy.
energy efficiency

Brazil: Energy efficiency report highlights COVID-19 impact

Brazil’s Energy Research Office has released its Atlas of Energy Efficiency in Brazil 2020 – Indicators Report.

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