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More ‘S’ in ESG reporting needed to ramp up energy investments

The World Energy Council's secretary-general and CEO, Dr Wilkinson, states that renewables will need other energy “friends” and flexible storage solutions to be widely and readily available.

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.

EnergyDRIVE sets out to inspire students on green energy in SA

School learners across South Africa’s green energy map are getting ready to welcome the EnergyDRIVE, a partnership between the South African Wind Energy Association and the Durban University of Technology.
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Puma Energy to use solar to power service stations in Ghana

Fuel retailer Puma Energy has launched 11 solar projects at its petrol service stations and a further three at terminals in Ghana.

IEA creating world’s first roadmap to net-zero emissions by 2050

By May 2021, the International Energy Agency will produce the world’s first comprehensive roadmap for the energy sector to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.

Essential factors for the future of Africa’s energy sector

The International Energy Agency and the African Union Commission co-hosted the first ever ministerial seminar titled The Future of Africa’s Energy.

Why off-grid blooms in middle-income countries

As demonstrated through recent data from the International Renewable Energy Agency, off-grid renewable electricity has grown tremendously across the world over the last decade. Why have off-grid solutions been successful in some places and...
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Electricity – you can’t fight poverty without it

The Economist published a story entitled Electricity does not change poor lives as much as was thought and it does little to improve their lives.

Largest offshore wind project to power 1.3m households

Danish energy company, Ørsted, has appointed technology solutions provider ABB to provide a range of technologies that will help integrate and transmit renewable wind energy from Hornsea Project Two, claimed to be the world’s...