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Green paper on advancement of new energy vehicles in SA released

"We are seeing some progress in our efforts to green the economy and to position South Africa as a centre for advanced green manufacturing," Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel told Parliament.
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Hitachi ABB wins $17m power reliability contract in India

An India aluminum producer contracted Hitachi ABB Power Grids to ensure the reliability of energy distribution at its aluminum plant.

Analysis: Material shortage to increase solar module prices in 2021

Current market trends are resulting in module makers not being able to bear the cost pressure anymore, which is transmitted from the upstream sector as material shortages continue to ascend.
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JA Solar planning new 20GW cell and module manufacturing hub

Solar Module Super League (SMSL) member JA Solar is planning a new manufacturing hub in Qidong Economic Development Zone, Jiangsu Province, China.
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3-Year supply of glass secured for production of 59GW of solar modules

JinkoSolar announced the signing of a solar glass procurement contract with Flat Glass Group, securing approximately 338 million square metres of rolled glass.
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New dealers appointed by Cummins in North and West Africa

Cummins has appointed 11 new dealers as in-country representatives in North and West Africa. The firm conducted training virtually due to COVID-19 lockdowns.
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Single module manufacturing champion wins another national honour!

JA Solar Technology won the honour of Single Champion Demonstration Enterprise in the Manufacturing Industry for its main PV modules.
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USAID West Africa Trade Hub encourages growth in strategic sectors

Request for Expressions of Interest in private sector grants of between $100,000 and $500,000 in Cabo Verde co-investment programme is underway. Deadline for submission is 31 March 2021.
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Egypt scraps solar tender while manufacturer launches PV assembly line

In Egypt, EETC cancels its 200MW tender to establish a solar power plant in the West Nile area while a manufacturer installs a PV module production line.

Ed’s note: Less aid, more trade clears the way to boost Africa’s economic growth

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement brings hope for future generations of entrepreneurs across all sectors.