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Burundi to get new substation and transmission line

Construction engineering firm KEC International will construct the Kamanyola-Bujumbura energy transmission line and Bujumbura substation in Burundi.

EU funds uYilo e-Mobility to scale electric mobility in Africa

New European Union funding for South Africa’s uYilo e-Mobility Programme will eventually show the rest of Africa how to replicate sustainable energy projects on a wide scale. The awarded funding is within the Smart Energy...

First PV plant in southern Tunisia to provide 30% of needed energy

With a total capacity of 20MW, the new solar power plant in Tozeur, covering 20 hectares, will allow Tunisia to reduce its CO2 emissions by 17,000 tonnes each year,.
South Africa

Just energy transition partnership with South Africa announced at COP26

Leaders from South Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Germany and the European Union have announced a ground-breaking partnership to support South Africa with an accelerated just energy transition.
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World Leaders sign Global Methane Pledge supporting decarbonisation at COP26

The European Union and United States announced a Global Methane Pledge initiative to reduce the world’s methane emissions on the second day of COP26.
green economy

SA SMMEs explore opportunities in European Green Deal

Research into the resilience of SMMEs has highlighted global opportunities for South African businesses which apply green principles to their work processes and products.

$65 million extended to Nigerian electricity sector from the EU and GIZ

The Nigerian electricity sector through its Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP) will receive a $65 million investment from the European Union in collaboration with Germany’s Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).
EDFI ElectriFI

EDFI ElectriFI to provide solar home systems to 500,000+ people

EDFI ElectriFI is injecting a $6 million revolving working capital facility to Amped Innovation, a company designing and supplying high efficiency, lower-cost SHS and appliances for distributors across the world.
fossil fuel emissions

Decarbonising South Africa’s power system report unveils evidence

The recent Power Sector Decarbonisation Report states that it is possible for South Africa to decarbonise its economy and assesses ways to ensure a just transition that is economically, socially and environmentally sustainable.  
DiBiCoo GreenCape workshop Enlit Africa

Biogas: How business & govt can benefit from a green, emerging resource

Many local government structures, municipalities and businesses have expressed interest in waste-to-energy technologies.