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Energy efficiency could massively reduce global carbon emissions

8th June 2018 Renewable energy and energy efficiency are the cornerstone of the world’s solution to energy-related carbon emissions, and can provide over 90% of the energy-related carbon emission reductions required to keep global temperature rise to 2 °C above pre-industrial levels, says International... 

465 TWh of renewable energy sourced by companies in 2017 – Irena

By: Simone Liedtke     24th May 2018 Companies in 75 countries actively sourced 465 TWh of renewable energy in 2017, an amount close to the overall electricity demand of France, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) states. With the continued decline in the costs of renewables, the report suggests that... 

Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Growing, Taking Place in 75 Countries

24th May 2018 IRENA study shows world market for corporate sourcing of renewable electricity reached 465 terawatt hours in 2017 – enough to power a country the size of France Companies in 75 countries actively sourced 465 terawatt hours (TWh) of renewable energy in 2017, an amount close to the overall... 

The order is fading

By: Terence Creamer     4th November 2016 A line from American folk singer Bob Dylan’s 1964 classic ‘The Times They Are a-Changin'’ has deep resonance for the position the domestic and international electricity supply industry currently finds itself. Dylan, who was recently awarded the Nobel literature prize (a fact he has scarcely... 

Inaugural high-level conference to tackle the ‘how’ of renewable-energy generation

By: Natalie Greve     2nd October 2015 An inaugural energy conference taking place in Cape Town next week is expected to demonstrate the drivers behind Africa remaining a preferred business destination for the renewables-energy sector and is being touted as a common platform through which government, the private sector and civil... 

Africa electricity outlook positive – PwC 

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     13th August 2015 Two-thirds of power utility companies and stakeholders across Africa cited ageing or badly maintained infrastructure as a “very high” concern for the continent’s power sector. Many believed, however, that this situation would improve, with only 39% predicting that it would be a “high or very... 

Ghana gets multimillion-dollar injection for Sankofa gas project

By: Natasha Odendaal     31st July 2015 A “record” $700-million in guarantees has been secured from the World Bank for Ghana’s Sankofa gas project to advance the West African nation’s energy transformation. The World Bank approved a $500-million International Development Association payment guarantee to support timely payments for gas... 

Global energy sector faces transformation, challenges

By: Natasha Odendaal     22nd April 2015 Globally, the power industry is facing a perfect storm of unprecedented challenges and companies failing to stay ahead of the curve face an uncertain future, PwC said on Wednesday. As South Africa – and the world’s – power sector rapidly transformed, new business and market models would need to... 


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