1 Dec 2021

Why remote mines are going green

Why remote mines are going green Going green is no longer a choice for mining companies, it’s a necessity, and besides, it’s the right thing to do, writes Leon Louw […]
1 Dec 2021

SA mines embrace renewable opportunities

SA mines embrace renewable opportunities South African mining companies have taken advantage of government’s new energy regulations and generated 146% more electricity from renewables than the target of 1600MW set […]
30 Nov 2021

Welcome to a new world. Welcome to WhyAfrica

Welcome to a new world. Welcome to WhyAfrica Travel restrictions and Omicron will slow us down, but never stop us. Africa will survive and continue trading and doing business, writes […]
27 Nov 2021

The link between power security and water

The link between power security and water In summer, people in California in the USA are on the edge of their seats during wildfire season. The U.S. state’s vast forests, […]
25 Nov 2021

More milestones at Egyptian hydrogen hub

More milestones at Egyptian hydrogen hub Norwegian headquartered energy specialist Scatec and its partners, OCI NV, Fertiglobe, the Sovereign Fund of Egypt and Orascom Construction have selected Plug Power as […]
12 Nov 2021

North Africa slowly rebounds after severe Covid-19 shock

North Africa slowly rebounds after severe Covid-19 shock Although Covid-19 had a severe impact on the North African region, countries like Egypt and Morocco have done well to claw back […]
11 Nov 2021

Wheeling project a shining light for dark South Africa

Wheeling project a shining light for dark South Africa While the South Africa economy has once again been put to the test by rolling electricity blackouts, a new solar wheeling […]
10 Nov 2021

Blanket ban of hydrocarbons will be detrimental to Africa says Lima

Blanket ban of hydrocarbons will be detrimental  to Africa says Lima The message on the first day of the Africa Energy Week 2021, held in Cape Town, South Africa, and […]
8 Nov 2021

A visionary leader in the African supply chain

A visionary leader in the African supply chain For our first article in a series about women in the supply chain, WhyAfrica interviewed Amina Imam, General Manager, Supply Chain Management […]
6 Nov 2021

Africa’s oil and gas industry in precarious position

Africa’s oil and gas industry in precarious position As we approach the end of 2021 and COP26, the African oil and gas industry is in a precarious position, writes NJ […]
2 Nov 2021

Climate change goals drive SA’s energy evolution

Climate change goals drive SA’s energy evolution Legislative reforms are making South Africa’s energy sector greener and more competitive, which will encourage economic growth and help the country meet its […]
30 Oct 2021

Green solutions for South Africa’s power crisis

Green solutions for South Africa’s power crisis South Africa’s ongoing power crisis is gradually being addressed by innovative renewable projects, writes Leon Louw WhyAfrica founder and editor.         The power […]
29 Oct 2021

Scatec awarded Preferred Bidder status on solar projects in South Africa

Scatec awarded Preferred Bidder status on solar projects in South Africa Scatec has been awarded Preferred Bidder status on three solar projects totaling 273 MW, by the Department of Mineral […]
23 Oct 2021

African Energy Chamber’s report predicts recovery in 2022

African Energy Chamber’s report predicts recovery in 2022 A year of recovery is predicted in the African Energy Chamber’s State of African Energy 2022 report which will be released next […]
20 Oct 2021

Oil production in Algeria continues upward trend

Oil production in Algeria continues upward trend According to the latest Monthly Oil Market Report (MOMR) published by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec), Algeria’s crude oil production jumped […]
17 Oct 2021

Renewable energy is vital to meet carbon reduction goals

Renewable energy is vital to meet carbon reduction goals Historically, renewable sources of energy were criticised as being too expensive. However, there has been a significant decline in their cost […]
14 Oct 2021

Resilience is the key to unlock power projects in Nigeria

Resilience is the key to unlock power projects in Nigeria Resilience is the mother of all virtues…and the key to unlocking successful independent power projects in Nigeria, writes Nicolas Mathon, […]
14 Oct 2021

Giant first step towards an Egyptian hydrogen hub

Giant first step towards an Egyptian hydrogen hub       In a significant step towards developing a green hydrogen hub in Egypt, Norwegian energy company Scatec has entered into an agreement […]