energy transition

climate change job

Climate change could result in energy sector job boom

In the discussion around climate policies, there has always been the question of what happens to the thousands of people employed by fossil fuel reliant sectors. Fossil fuel exporting nations are likely to feel impact on jobs if stronger climate policy is implemented. A new study published by One Earth journal suggests that working towards keeping global temperature rises below 2 degrees Celsius could create a global jobs boom for the energy sector, according to new research.
new energy outlook

Green, Red and Gray scenarios outlined in BNEF New Energy Outlook...

The latest edition of BloombergNEF’s annual New Energy Outlook unpacks three distinct scenarios labelled Green, Red and Gray where each achieves net-zero while relying on a different mix of technologies.
Off-grid

Off-grid solar access solutions for Africa identified in report

A new European Investment Bank and International Solar Alliance study outlines key affordability and investment issues holding back off-grid solar investment. The analysis identifies solutions to transform clean energy and how these could potentially unlock energy access for 120 million households.

AfDB approves grant to kick start Desert to Power programme in...

The African Development Bank, through its Desert to Power initiative and a $6 million grant, is expected to transform the Sahel by tapping into the region’s abundant solar potential.
renewable energy

Realigned focus signals SA’s renewable energy sector coming of age

A decade into South Africa’s renewable energy programme, evidence of a maturing sector continues to come to the fore, most recently with the launch of a programme that will help the sector to be a legitimate actor in the just energy transition.
energy sector job

Change in capital, policy and job energy narrative needed to reach...

Forward-looking policies can accelerate the transition, mitigate uncertainties, and ensure maximum benefits of the energy transition according to IRENA’s World Energy Transitions Outlook.
coal transition

$10 billion needed move away from coal – Rambharos

Mandy Rambharos, GM, Eskom Just Energy Transition office: "SA can offer the biggest point source of CO2 emissions reduction in the world."
AfCFTA energy

AfCFTA strengthens the continent’s energy transition

One of the industries that can benefit from AfCFTA is the energy sector, both the traditional oil and gas operators as well as the growing number of renewable enterprises.
minister mantashe

Podcast: The 5Ds of the energy transition

Between the 8 and 10 June this year, Enlit Africa hosted a digital event in which we examined the role of the 5ds -...
Total Nigeria

TotalEnergies to invest $60 billion into renewable project in Nigeria

TotalEnergies (formerly Total) has announced a new investment of $60 billion that will benefit Nigeria. The company will invest in oil, natural gas, electricity, hydrogen, biomass, wind and solar.

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