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Localisation a key economic driver of the wind energy industry

According to Nordex Energy South Africa, wind energy industry localisation will drive the value chain and stimulate local jobs in the sector.

World-class automotive Special Economic Zone banks on R2.5 Billion investment

The DTIC has made a R2.5 Billion investment towards the development of the Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (TASEZ).
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Namibia announces winner of first ever massive green hydrogen project

The Namibian government has issued a notice of award stating its intention to appoint HYPHEN Hydrogen Energy as preferred bidder to develop the country’s first large-scale vertically integrated green hydrogen project in the Tsau//Khaeb national park.
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Amazon’s first wheeling agreement in SA for renewable energy

Amazon Web Services’ first 10MW grid connected solar PV plant in South Africa is adding renewable energy to the country's energy mix.
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IRENA sees more jobs generated from energy transition than lost

The Renewable Energy and Jobs Annual review 2021, predicts the energy transition will see 25 million new green jobs created by 2030, surpassing the seven million lost due to the pandemic.
AfCFTA scales up local content initiatives in Nigeria

AfCFTA scales up local content initiatives in Nigeria

The implementation of the AfCFTA allows Nigeria to increase local content initiatives, expand economic activity and drive local capacity.
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Investment in renewable energy a solution to energy poverty, unemployment

A study by The Rockefeller Foundation found that investing in distributed renewable energy systems could end energy poverty and create 25 million direct jobs in the power sector in Africa and Asia by 2030.
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Twin City power project ready to deliver reliable power to Ghana

Using 33 mscfd of local natural gas supply as its primary fuel, the 200MW dual-fuel combined cycle Twin City Energy generation facility will deliver baseload power to Ghana.
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What’s shaping the South African electric vehicle value chain?

In an effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions, a report compiled by the City of Cape Town's Department of Enterprise and Investment along with GreenCape conveys insights about the electric vehicle ecosystem.
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SANBP calls for collaboration between nuclear and renewables

"It is not about nuclear versus renewables but nuclear and renewables in an optimum energy source mix for South Africa," states SANBP spokesperson Des Muller.