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World Economic Forum pinpoints 10 emerging technologies of 2021

The World Economic Forum lists 10 breakthrough technologies with the most significant potential to impact the world positively.
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GoodWe rebrand highlights smart tech in the energy transformation

As a smart energy innovator, GoodWe has committed itself to innovate around net-zero-enabling technologies and digital interconnection as a key tenet of its vision for the future of new energy.
Foot-powered washing machine by South African wins big

Foot-powered washing machine a big win for green living

South African student, Kai Goodall’s foot-powered Pedal n Spin washing machine has won the RS Components International People.Planet.Product Student Design Challenge.
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Massive growth projected for Hybrid DERMS and VPP platforms by 2030

Guidehouse Insights has released a new report Market Data: Hybrid DERMS and VPP Platforms that estimates revenue from hybrid distributed energy resources management systems (DERMS) and virtual power plant (VPP) platforms worldwide will average a compound annual growth rate of 35% by 2030.

Automotive sensors sector will change as EVs gain traction

Report illustrates the growth of automotive sensors which will reach over $92 billion by 2026, a 30% increase from 2021.
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Ghana commits to renewable energy with 8 planned solar plants

The government of Ghana has reaffirmed its commitment to renewable energy and sustainable development goal seven (SDG7) with Bui Power Authority (BPA) planning to construct eight solar plants in the northern part of the country.

Tanesco focuses on customer service, signs $30M tech deal

Under the helm of new Managing Director, Maharage Chande, the Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco) is working to improve efficiencies within the utility. The recently signed $30 million deal with technology firm Tech Mahindra is a testament to that.
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Coal shortage, higher energy prices driving rising inflation

Higher energy prices to drive up global inflation to 3.23% in 2021, says new research from GlobalData.

Driving SMME technology in transport forward at Datathon

A prelude to the launch of October Transport month was the annual event Smarter Mobility Africa which took place 5-7 October.

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.