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The ins and outs of green hydrogen and why it matters

Namport sets its sights to becoming a green hydrogen export hub

The Namibian Ports Authority (Namport) has signed an MoU with the Port of Rotterdam. This is in line with Namibia’s recent policy decision to position the country as a hub for the production and distribution of green hydrogen for Europe and the rest of the world.

Now it’s Eskom vs municipalities in the loadshedding battleground

The City of Cape Town and the Association of Municipal Electricity Utilities have both questioned Eskom’s assertion that most municipal utilities disobeyed a requirement from Eskom System Operations National Control to loadshed.

CTOs from leading aviation companies call for sustainable aviation

Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) of seven of the world’s leading aerospace manufacturers have released a joint statement reaffirming their commitment to achieving more sustainable aviation.

Private sector producers launch Electricity Sector Association of Kenya

Private sector producers of electricity in Kenya recently launched the Electricity Sector Association of Kenya (ESAK). The association is made up of Independent Power Producers (IPPs), private participants in the development of captive power plants for commercial and industrial facilities, as well as participants in the electricity transmission and distribution value chains.
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Ban of ICE in Chile, a possible strategy for South Africa

A historic day for Chile as the government announces that it plans to only sell electric vehicles by 2035.
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Universal access in Botswana is possible says IRENA report

An IRENA assessment finds that short-to-medium term actions in the areas of policy, regulation, risk and investment can create a more conducive environment for renewables development in Botswana.
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Lagos State to prioritise power supply to reach economic goals

At the recent Lagos State Electricity Policy Stakeholder Consultative Session, the State’s Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Olalere Odusote emphasised the importance of stable and sustainable power supply in the state.
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Signed amended Schedule 2 issued by Minister Mantashe

South Africa's minister of mineral resources and energy, Gwede Mantashe, signed the amended Schedule 2 of the electricity regulation act.
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South Korea and AfDB to spend $600 million on energy projects

The African Development Bank together with the Korean Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Export-Import Bank of Korea have signed an agreement, under which Korea will provide $600 million in co-financing for energy projects alongside the Bank.
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Emerging markets becoming focus of global smart meters deployment

A new report released by research firm Northeast Group states that emerging market countries will deploy 148 million smart meters over the next five years. In addition to the advanced meters, these countries are expected...