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green and sustainabile finance

Ecobank raises first sub-Saharan tier two sustainability notes

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the Lomé based parent company of the Ecobank Group, announced that it has successfully raised $350 million tier two sustainability notes. This represents the first ever tier two sustainability notes by a financial institution in sub-Saharan Africa.
private sector funding

Green investment best practices highlighted by East African leaders

Green investment and its importance were highlighted in recent dialogues between the European Investment Bank, the Portuguese Embassy in Kenya, the financial community and development stakeholders.
S in ESG

European utilities’ credit outlook stable; industry disruption poses threat

European utilities face relatively minor short-term economic and financial consequences from the Covid-19 pandemic beyond the constraints on employees from lockdowns and sickness, says Scope Ratings.
petroleum deals

Five key indicators to follow on the LNG global market

Ample stockpiles of gas globally mean that Europe has finally become a key market for LNG, delegates were told at the European Gas Conference in Vienna.
energy transition

Europe making strides in the energy transition

Europe is moving towards an increasingly sustainable future driven by the energy transition, according to a new report titled Just E-volution 2030.
Gas Megahub project

Germany to drive Europe’s new-build LNG regasification market

Germany is expected to drive capacity growth in Europe’s LNG regasification industry from planned and new-build projects during the period 2019 to 2023.
electricity access

Waste heat: an untapped energy source in Europe

In an innovative circular economy move, an EU funded programme aims to capture the power of waste heat from Europe’s towns and cities.
DEWA

South Africa: Things you need to know about the EV market

The South Africa EV market has seen only about 1,000 EVs being sold since 2015 – the pace being much slower than markets in Europe and China.
electric heaters

The journey for EV has hardly begun

Elon Musk is the name that comes to mind when we talk about EVs and Europe, China and America are unquestionably the leaders of this...
investment

Exclusive interview | EU Ambassador to SA | SME Instrument Programme

Exclusive interview with Dr Marcus Cornaro, EU Ambassador to South Africa. The EU pavilion at this year’s African Utility Week will host 15 SMEs...

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