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ENGIE, ANER partner to promote clean energy in Senegal

ENGIE has signed a partnership with ANER, the National Renewable Energies Agency in Senegal, to accelerate the development of renewable energies in the country...

1 day ago

All Dutch trains now run on wind energy

The European country has reached its goal a little earlier than planned...

By Lindsay Samson 13 Jan 2017

Africa Energy Indaba 2017 brings together Africa's leading women in energy

The third annual Women in Energy conference, organised by the Africa Energy Indaba, will bring together Africa's leading women in the energy sector on Monday, 20 February, at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg...

Issued by Siyenza Management 12 Jan 2017

NEPAD and the implementation of Africa's renewable energy projects initiative

NEPAD, being the implementing arm of the African Union (AU), is embarking upon an exercise that accelerates the development and implementation of Africa's high-priority renewable energy projects...

Issued by Siyenza Management 12 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Why more than ever, sustainability is good business

South African companies, including those in the retail sector, continue to experience a significant change in mindset among customers. The reality is that doing business is no longer just about profit, but also about creating shared value and meeting responsibilities to contribute to inclusive economic development, and to give back to communities and our planet...

By Justin Smith 12 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Agility, technology and investing in the African market

Drought, local political uncertainty and ongoing global macro-economic instability have placed many businesses on the back foot as they go into the New Year...

11 Jan 2017

Firms push envelope with bright ideas to deliver energy to Africa

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a specialised unit at the UCT Graduate School of Business, said in 2015 that in terms of current trends, it would take until 2080 for every African to have access to electricity...

By Tsakane Ngoepe and Tine Henriksen 11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The future of energy

Energy is the lifeblood of economies and human activity, yet today's grids aren't much different from the one Thomas Edison built...

By Danette Breitenbach 10 Jan 2017

Tesla starts mass production of batteries

Tesla Motors announced that it has begun mass production of energy-saving batteries that it vows will take electric cars mainstream...

6 Jan 2017

Africa50 to develop solar power in Nigeria

Africa50, Scatec Solar and Norfund have signed a JV to develop a 80MW solar power project in Nigeria...

5 Jan 2017

Nigeria's Nova Scotia solar project gets new investors

Scatec Solar, Africa50 and Norfund have signed a JDA into the investment of the Nova Scotia power plant in Nigeria...

29 Dec 2016

Climatescope - developing countries take clean energy lead

With increasing clean energy consumption across the globe, developing countries have pledged to consume more clean energy...

29 Dec 2016

Next phase in Ethiopia's hydro scheme up and running

The third dam in Ethiopia's hydro-power plant complex, Gilgel Gibe III, which will provide 1,870MW of clean energy, came on line last week...

By Alazar Shiferaw 28 Dec 2016

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