Egypt and Israel are working on plans to expand the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) into energy security, electricity infrastructure and emissions controls.
Tlou Energy intends to make its Lesedi power project carbon neutral, by growing vegetation around its Botswana site.
South Africa will issue two renewable energy bid windows this year, one in “the coming weeks”, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.
Of all the things the UK is internationally renowned for, good and reliable weather certainly isn’t one of them.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken the topic of domestic energy reform to Davos, although domestic criticism persists.
The UK has grand hopes to extend its links with Africa, particularly in the renewable space where there is clear scope for facilitating investments and supporting increased generation.
Africa will not increase electricity access and limit carbon emissions, a new study has reported, undermining hopes for a potential “leapfrog” effect.
The next 10 years will be critical in determining Africa’s power path – and just how much more carbon the next billion people will emit.
An open source financing model for mini-grids may help achieve aims of increasing access to power for those in Africa, CrossBoundary Energy Access (CBEA) believes.
Women-led SMEs across the continent depend on reliable and affordable energy but often lose out because of grid and centralised power problems. Instead of waiting for grid power, Salma Okonkwo argues, off-grid solar projects and mini grids offer a way forward.
The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) will hold the Africa Investment Conference on January 20, 2021.
Eni has struck a new deal for work in Algeria, with a focus on the Berkine Basin, under the new oil law.
“Natural gas has a vital role to play alongside renewables” in Africa, African Infrastructure Investment Managers’ (AIIM) managing director Sola Lawson told Energy Voice.
At a point when the world is talking of the energy transition, sub-Saharan Africa actually faces two.
South Africa’s solar leasing platform Sun Exchange has launched plans for expansion in Zimbabwe, providing power and storage for an agricultural exporter.
South Africa has launched a reconstruction and recovery plan, with power provision one of the key initiatives for improvement.
Phakwe Group has become South Africa’s first majority black owned and controlled independent power producer (IPP), after buying into the Witkop solar park.