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Energy efficiency service providers: A solution to going green

One of the biggest barriers to wider adoption of energy efficient technology is the capital outlay required to purchase, install and maintain these systems.
Stevie International Awards honours the African Development Bank

SANEDI awarded for dedication to the clean energy transition

The South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) has been selected for an international award presented to individuals and organisations around the world who are dedicated to energy efficiency and the energy transition.
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Absa awarded EPC certificate for complying with new regulations

Absa has been awarded an EPC certificate verifying its above-average performance and compliance with South Africa’s new energy performance regulations for buildings.
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SANEDI to conduct study assessing electric motor energy consumption

The South African National Energy Development Institute is expanding its Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling Programme to study the energy use of motors and suggest new Minimum Energy Performance Standards.
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Huawei commits to a greener and more sustainable future

Huawei has reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring that innovation enables sustainable development and building a greener, intelligent world. At a recent forum hosted by the telecommunications giant, Huawei Chairman, Liang Hua highlighted the organisations commitment.
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IEA says global electricity demand is pushing rise in coal usage

Renewables are expanding quickly – but not quickly enough to satisfy a strong rebound in global electricity demand this year, according to the latest report from the International Energy Agency.
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Report shows steady growth for SEFA funding

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), managed by the African Development Bank, has secured $90 million in new funding. This is after the fund reported a record number of transactions for 2020.

Zambia turns to data to improve rural electrification efforts

The Rural Electrification Authority of Zambia and the Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to monitor and support the country’s electrification efforts through data collection and analysis.
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Green and sustainable finance – putting theory into action

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives are key market drivers for governments and corporate leaders, given the overwhelming need to advance sustainable investing.

Solar fridge could change vaccination rollout

A lack of available, reliable refrigeration for vaccinations and childhood immunization may be a thing of the past with a new type of solar fridge.