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Enlit Africa

Day two highlights: Enlit Africa digital event, 27 October

Day two of the Enlit Africa digital event on 27 October gathered a diverse mix of speakers to talk about everything from the resilience of municipal energy structures to how fairly and equitably digital access is to available to everyone.

Getting from A to B matters in more ways than you realise

October is Mobility Month in Africa and, in my opinion, this fits neatly into World Habitat Day as our lives revolve around getting from A (usually your home) to B (mostly a place of doing business).
Gov accepts report clearing allegations levelled against Eskom CEO

Sit-down with Eskom’s de Ruyter in October

During the keynote session in October this year, the Eskom GCE will give more insight into the power utility's COP26 journey and the anticipated outcomes.
taxi industry

Taxi industry part of discussions on public transport and e-mobility

Electric vehicles in the taxi industry should be a priority, “as in Gauteng alone 23% of passenger transport carbon emissions come from taxis," says Vuyi Majola, the former business manager of SANTACO Gauteng and the current CEO at Ubunye Capital.
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Roundtable recording: Smart Cities: a roadmap for Africa

The ultimate goal of a Smart City is transformational: to achieve enhanced quality of life for citizens and deliver tangible benefits at national, provincial and municipal levels while leveraging our natural resources judiciously.
Electric vehicle

uYilo eMobility Kick Start Fund open for 2021 proposals

uYilo eMobility, an initiative of the Technology Innovation Agency to enable, facilitate and mobilise electric vehicle mobility in South Africa, has launched their 2021 uYilo Kick Start Fund. The fund, for eMobility and related projects, aims to assist projects in this sector reach commercialisation into the market.
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.
Smart cities

Initiatives boost public e-mobility and smart cities

Enel Foundation contributed to a discussion around infrastructure and networks for Smart Cities and the role of electric vehicles in the energy transition.
EV charging stations

Three major South African airports unveil EV charging stations

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) in partnership with BMW SA unveiled EV charging stations across three of ACSA’s airports in the country.
private equity and venture capital

Israel’s Maniv Mobility set to receive $100m investment

International automakers BMW, Hyundai, the allied Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi brands, jet-maker Lear, and others have invested $100m into an Israel-based mobility fund.