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hydrogen shipping

Hydrogen to float shipping industry into clean energy future

Rapidly replacing fossil fuel with renewable fuels based on green hydrogen and advanced biofuels could enable an up to 80% CO2 emission cut by 2050, says IRENA.
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Considering new energy path to viability for African utilities

The report A New Energy Path to Viability for African Utilities outlines the strategic considerations for African utilities to create a path towards sustainability as their way of business shifts completely.
offshore wind project

Offshore wind a potential answer to decarbonisation

"Although we don't think we will see the first offshore development in the country until 2030, it is certainly an area worth investigating." Mercia Grimbeek, Chair of SAWEA.
Lamu coal power plant

Coal exit list: Who drives the climate chaos?

Three weeks before the start of the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow, Urgewald and 40 partner NGOs have released the 2021 update of the Global Coal Exit List (GCEL).

President’s speech: Green energy key to SA’s infrastructure development

Speaking at the recent Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium South Africa (SIDSSA), President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa said that one of the key drivers of infrastructure is green energy.

Mines have role to play in SA’s energy generation sector

Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe emphasised the role of the mining sector in the recovery and reconstruction of South Africa’s economy at the same time as giving timeline to the shift away from coal fired energy generation.
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Session 27 Oct: Lessons learned – from mining minigrids to national grids

One site, one interconnection, many MW of clean, grid-friendly energy. That is the promise of the minigrid system for the mining industry.
Windaba wind energy in South Africa

A decade of wind power in South Africa

“We cannot separate wind energy from the climate change narrative since the deployment of wind...will enable the necessary decarbonisation of the power sector..." said Marcia Grimbeek at the opening of Windaba 2021.
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Growing hydrogen market herald water technology opportunities

A new report into the intersection of hydrogen and water notes that while there is a global agenda to push for green hydrogen, there are concerns about the amount of water and renewable energy needed. 
Egypt wind farm

Egypt: Predictive maintenance to optimise wind farm performance

Ras Ghareb Wind Energy has selected Hitachi ABB Power Grids to optimise operations at its 262.5MW wind energy plant in Egypt.