Renewable Energy in Africa

23 Jun 2022

Renewables remain Upington’s ray of hope

Renewables remain Upington’s ray of hope Despite rolling grey rainclouds and drenching unseasonal rain, Scatec’s Dyason Klip 1 (DK1) solar project close to Upington managed to generate some electricity to […]
18 May 2022

African mining sector set for strong growth in 2022

African mining sector set for strong growth in 2022 With mining companies currently enjoying high prices, exceptional production performance and robust supply chains, Standard Bank’s mining team anticipates that the […]
4 May 2022

Starsight Energy keeps it local in Nigeria

Starsight Energy keeps it local in Nigeria Starsight Energy, a Nigeria-based, Africa-focused solar energy provider, announced the conclusion of a competitive local currency agreement with Chapel Hill Denham Nigeria Infrastructure […]
15 Mar 2022

Africa’s energy future at a crossroad

Africa’s energy future at a crossroad Africa can adopt renewable energy on a massive scale and save billions along the way, writes Kenneth Engblom, Vice President, Wartsila Energy, Europe, and […]
4 Feb 2022

City of Cape Town in SA to host Africa Energy Indaba

City of Cape Town in SA to host Africa Energy Indaba Africa Energy Indaba (AEI) 2022, scheduled for the 1st – 3rd of March, in partnership with the City of […]
26 Dec 2021

Angola’s Lourenço pleads for just energy transition

Angola’s Lourenço pleads for just energy transition Calls on African countries to transition to renewable energy and cease oil and gas activities are getting louder. What these voices fail to […]
9 Dec 2021

Africa’s green energy future in the spotlight

Africa’s green energy future in the spotlight Africa’s journey towards a green energy future will be in the spotlight at next year’s African Energy Week 2022 (AEW), scheduled to take […]
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 […]
21 Sep 2021

Renewables take mainstage in Africa’s race of reduction

Renewables takes mainstage in Africa’s race of reduction    Renewable energy companies are slowly but surely making a dent in the debilitating shortage of electricity in Africa, writes Leon Louw, founder […]
14 Sep 2021

Energy amendments open new markets for IPPs in South Africa

Energy amendments open new markets for IPPs in South Africa The amendment to schedule 2 of South Africa’s Electricity Regulation Act, which was recently gazetted, raises the threshold for self- […]