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  • News article
    News article 10/13/2017

    A joint World Bank-IFC programme and innovation, Lighting Africa, has announced the launch of a two-year consumer education campaign in Tanzania to promote solar off-grid lighting and energy products in off-grid communities.

  • Uganda seals cross border electricity trade deal with S. Sudan
    Uganda seals cross border electricity trade deal with S. Sudan 10/13/2017

    In East Africa, Uganda has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with South Sudan, which will see Kampala extend electricity to South Sudan’s border towns of Kaya and Nimule.

  • Decentralised Renewable Energy solutions
    Decentralised Renewable Energy solutions 10/13/2017

    On Thursday, India’s industry body representing the decentralised renewable energy (DRE) sector, Clean Energy Access Network (CLEAN), launched its first annual overview report.

  • Nuclear power headlining in SA this week
    Nuclear power headlining in SA this week 9/22/2017

    South Africa involved in two nuclear-related developments coinciding on two different continents this week.

  • Morocco’s total energy consumption to comprise 50% renewables by 2030
    Morocco’s total energy consumption to comprise 50% renewables by 2030 9/20/2017

    By the year 2030, Morocco would have invested $40 billion in projects aiming to develop the energy sector.

  • Tidal power rocks the energy landscape through approved grid connection
    Tidal power rocks the energy landscape through approved grid connection 9/18/2017

    In international news, the renewable energy landscape shifted last week following the announcement that the mega 3.24GW tidal project in the Severn Estuar will soon connect to the national grid.

  • Nuclear scientists to gather in the Kruger Park
    Nuclear scientists to gather in the Kruger Park 9/15/2017

    In South Africa, around 100 nuclear scientists from across the globe will gather at the Skukuza rest camp in the Kruger National Park next week for a specialist nuclear conference.

  • SAWEA appeals to national energy regulator
    SAWEA appeals to national energy regulator 9/15/2017

    SAWEA and its legal counsel have strongly objected to both Eskom’s lack of engagement and the national regulator’s refusal to open yesterday’s hearing to the public.

  • GE firm awarded major subsea gas contract
    GE firm awarded major subsea gas contract 9/14/2017

    In Egypt, Baker Hughers, a GE company, has been awarded a major subsea contract from Petrobel for phase two of the ‘supergiant’ Zohr Gas Field situated in the Mediterranean Sea, off the Egyptian coast.

  • EnergyDRIVE to engage with rural communities
    EnergyDRIVE to engage with rural communities 9/14/2017

    The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) will partner with the Durban University of Technology and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and embark on an educational road trip with the EnergyDRIVE.

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