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Renewable energy programme attracts R209.4 billion to SA economy

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Enel Starts Construction of 140 MW Wind Farm in South Africa

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With Eskom falling deeper, it begs the question whether 2019 could be the year for solar power. Even though the lights could stay on this...

ENGIE to fuel first buses with compressed natural gas in Cote d’Ivoire

The compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling station is located on Société des Transports Abidjanais (SOTRA’s) premises in Yopougon, Abidjan The Ivorian Minister of Transport, Mr...

Huge desert solar initiative to make Africa a renewables power-house

The details of the “Desert to Power Initiative” have been outlined as part of the Paris Agreement climate change talks at COP24 in Katowice,...

In 2018, Benin, Burundi, Malawi, Uganda and Zambia made significant progress in de-risking renewable...

In 2018, Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF) supported a 7.5 MW Solar PV plant in one of the four partner countries, which will add...

Electrifying the Deserts of Africa

Solarplaza unveiled ‘The Solar Future: Deserts of Africa’, a new platform aimed at exploring the opportunities that accompany solar PV development in Africa’s deserts. During...

Vantage GreenX Note II provides R2bn of funding to six renewable energy projects in...

The GreenX funding was provided to four projects developed by BioTherm Energy and two projects developed by OMLACSA and ACED Vantage GreenX Fund Managers announced...

Winners of Nigeria Clean Energy Innovation Challenge emerge

AFTER a rigorous selection process, challenging boot camp and engaging pitch competition, the winners of the Clean Energy Innovation Challenge were selected at the...

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