policy development

grid flexibility

Another step taken towards unifying Africa’s electricity systems

The African Single Electricity Market is expected to be launched in February 2021 during the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government.

Tony Blair: COVID-19 exposed Africa’s development landscape flaws

COVID-19 has exposed the challenges and opportunities of Africa’s development landscape, former British prime minister Tony Blair said in an African Development...
investment infrastructure development

AfDB: Private investment key to Africa’s development

The AfDB recently hosted discussions on how it can strengthen support of Public Private Partnerships and channel greater investment towards economic and social infrastructure.

Angola exploring green mini-grids with the help of AfDB

Green mini-grids for Angola could change the lives of millions if regulatory concerns were addressed to incentivise private sector participation.
ministerial recommendations

Southern Africa’s economic growth now linked to path of COVID-19

African Development Bank's says the region must prepare better to prevent and mitigate effect of COVID-19 on region's economic growth.
policy frameworks

Erratic policy frameworks are holding renewables back

Erratic policy frameworks are holding the renewables sector back from its potential contribution to cutting carbon pollution.

Tilt solar PV market to record 9% growth in five years’...

Research firm Technavio forecasts the global fixed tilt solar PV market to record a 9% growth over the next five years.

SADC region sees 38.7% growth in renewables capacity

The SADC region is realising a considerable increase in the number and quality of its renewable energy and energy efficiency policies.
G20 countries: Stimulus packages support legacy energy systems

Global financiers fleeing the coal sector, finds report

According to the Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, global capital is fleeing the coal sector at an electrifying rate.
tariff hikes

Lack of economists poses risk to policy development

In order to attract and train new generation economists, the promotion of quality research and energy role models should be high on the priority...

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