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SAPVIA calls for clarity on localisation within REIPPPP

The South African solar PV industry association SAPVIA is calling for immediate clarity from the dtic on their approach to localisation, specifically with regards to the solar PV sector.
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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.
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Hydrogen exploration to find a way to decarbonise glass making

A working group of Italian companies are collaborating on how to reduce carbon emissions in the energy-intensive glass making industry through the use of hydrogen.
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Localisation means the entire renewable energy value chain could ‘win’

South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) and the South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) recently hosted a webinar where industry experts shared their insights on the opportunities renewable energy presents not only for the possible bidders but also the entire renewable energy value chain.
e-mobility sustainable mobility

E-mobility already exists in SA and business opportunities abound

The motor vehicle assembly and component manufacturing industry is a key pillar of south Africa’s economy, contributing just more than 6.4% of the country’s GDP and 27% of manufacturing output but e-mobility could change that.
Anil Saboo President of IEEMA

ANIL SABOO: The President of IEEMA on India’s connection to Africa

Anil Saboo, president of IEEMA, shares that the Indian power sector is undergoing a significant change that has redefined the industry outlook – a scenario that can benefit the African region.
overhead electrical infrastructure

Overhead electrical infrastructure products for the African market – Vexila

Vexila is the first company in Africa to embrace and adopt composite insulator technology on fuse cut-outs and remains the only manufacturer of this product in South Africa, since the pioneering engineering of the product range more than twenty years ago.
IEEMA Pavilion

Cutting edge technology at IEEMA Pavilion – Enlit Africa

A range of companies will showcase state-of-the-art technologies and solutions at the Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA) pavilion hosted during Enlit Africa digital event on 8-10 June.
Dangote Oil Refinery

World’s largest oil refinery project to help meet Nigeria’s oil demands

XCMG Construction Machinery will be working together with Dangote Industries Limited on the world’s largest oil refinery project to be located at Lekki Free Zone in Lagos, Nigeria.
power distribution

Future power distribution networks can be dynamic

As the generation, transmission and distribution network evolves so too do manufacturing considerations and therefore medium voltage cabling requirements.

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