The UK has set out its hopes to increase trade links with Africa, not least in the energy sector, although divisions continue over quite how policies should be pursued.
UK Climate Investments (UKCI) and Norfund are teaming up to back a joint venture investing in onshore wind farms in South Africa.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has contracted Mammoet to offload and assemble wind turbines at Djibouti’s Goubet project.
Sasol is seeking suppliers to provide it with renewable energy at its South African operations.
Chariot Oil and Gas is diversifying into renewable energy for mines, under a deal to acquire Africa Energy Management Platform (AEMP).
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.
Lake Turkana Wind Power has contracted Clir Renewables to track the Kenyan power project’s performance and consider potential optimisation.
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.
Siemens Gamesa has signed up for its first wind power project in Ethiopia with a commitment for 29 wind turbines.
The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) will hold the Africa Investment Conference on January 20, 2021.
At a point when the world is talking of the energy transition, sub-Saharan Africa actually faces two.