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South Africa urged to play to strengths as its plots role in lithium-ion battery value chain 

By: Terence Creamer     3rd March 2021 A newly released study of the potential for developing a lithium-ion battery value chain in South Africa concludes that the country should prioritise minerals beneficiation and mining, as well as battery manufacturing as it seeks to carve out a niche for itself in what is a fast-growing, highly... 

Minigrids hold promise for Africa

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     2nd March 2021 Minigrids have the potential to accelerate energy access in Africa and costs are starting to come down, while reliability and financing are improving; however, further improvements are needed in terms of regulatory frameworks to engender a level playing field and transparency and certainty around... 

Africa urged to unlock private finance to raise yearly renewables investment to $105bn  

By: Terence Creamer     1st March 2021 The International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) is urging African policymakers to use their limited public resources strategically, and alongside policy and regulatory instruments, to unlock the $105-billion required yearly to install the 1 026 GW of renewable energy needed by 2050 to meet the... 

Impact of Digitalisation on Africa’s Energy Sector in a Post COVID World

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th August 2020 COVID-19’s negative repercussions on Africa’s economies have highlighted the importance of achieving energy security to be capable of enduring pandemics and realising a post-crisis economic recovery. Clean energy and the innovative technologies that accompany it, represent a critical catalyst for... 

Africa Energy Indaba 2020 Once Again a Resounding Success

10th March 2020 AEI conference proved to be premier event to shape future direction of industrial and economic development of energy sector across Africa The much-anticipated Africa Energy Indaba 2020, held in collaboration with strategic partners, the World Energy Council, NEPAD Agency and SANEA yet again... 

Africa urged to ramp up its energy investment

By: Kim Cloete     4th March 2020 Getting more energy to more people in Africa is imperative, particularly as the continent's population is set to soar over the next few decades, the Africa Energy Indaba has heard. “This is an opportunity for all of us to move forward faster and further together,” World Energy Council secretary... 

Solar PV brings hope for eSwatini

By: Kim Cloete     4th March 2020 The Kingdom of eSwatini, previously called Swaziland, is confident it is on the right track by developing its renewable energy sector to help reduce its reliance on its neighbours for power. eSwatini Energy Minister Peter Bhembe on Tuesday said his country had developed a comprehensive, long-term... 

Central Energy Fund Partners with Africa Energy Indaba

28th February 2020 This unrivalled collaboration is set to empower sectoral stakeholders with prevalent and cutting-edge industry content and insights, ultimately leading the way for a more progressive, prosperous and sustainable energy landscape and economy as a whole.   

12th Africa Energy Indaba Conference

27th February 2020 Attend the Africa Energy Indaba Conference, where energy and business leaders will debate the key topics in the energy sector. The 12th Africa Energy Indaba Conference, taking place on 3 – 4 March 2020 in Cape Town, will discuss, debate and seek solutions to enable adequate energy generation... 

World Energy Council Partnering with Africa Energy Indaba

26th February 2020 The upcoming Africa Energy Indaba is proud to announce its continued strategic partnership with the World Energy Council.  Dr Angela Wilkinson, Secretary General & CEO, World Energy Council stated: “Investment in energy transition for Africa is not all about finance or technology, it’s really... 

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