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Natural Gas, the Right Transition Fuel for South Africa (By NJ Ayuk)

South Africa’s ongoing power shortages highlight the urgent need to tap into its natural gas resources, a cleaner-burning fuel that can bridge the energy gap while facilitating a transition to renewables and a lower-carbon future

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org). A recent policy brief, “Natural Gas as a Transition Fuel in South Africa,” produced by Eye for Business, minced no words concerning the need to access and use that plentiful underground resource. As stated up front, “Among alternatives, there is a…

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    • International Energy Agency (IEA) to Delve into West African Fossil Fuel, Renewables Potential at MSGBC 2024
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International Energy Agency (IEA) to Delve into West African Fossil Fuel, Renewables Potential at MSGBC 2024

Africa Program Officer at the International Energy Agency Rita Madeira will speak at the MSGBC 2024 conference and exhibition

Africa’s energy expenditure in 2024 will reach $110 billion, according to intergovernmental organization the International Energy Agency (IEA). The IEA’s World Energy Investment 2024 report (http://apo-opa.co/464PGxm) shows that Africa’s fossil fuel (http://apo-opa.co/461wgJP) supply and power will account for $70 billion of the continent’s energy expenditure. In light of this growth,…

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Empowering South African Businesses: Neosun Energy's Solar Solutions Offer Relief Amidst Electricity Price Hikes

Providing solar energy solutions, Neosun Energy can help businesses and local enterprises reduce their dependence on traditional, more expensive electricity sources

With local South Africa branches  Global EPC company Neosun Energy (www.Neosun.com) offers affordable  solar energy solutions for local businesses to mitigate the impact of rising electricity prices. According to South African Government reports, starting from July 2024, Johannesburg residents will experience a 12.72% increase in electricity costs under local authority tariff…

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EcoFlow Announces Winter Sale in South Africa

Exclusive Deals on Versatile Energy Solutions for A Warm and Cost-Saving Winter

EcoFlow (www.EcoFlow.com/za) is pleased to announce its Annual Winter Sale, running from 15th July to 19th August. This year's sale features exclusive promotions on top-tier products, specially curated for those looking to prepare for energy interruption and the rising energy cost for a warm and load-shedding-free winter season. The sale…

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World Bank Supports Botswana to Enhance Renewable Energy and Improve Electricity Services

The Botswana Renewable Energy Support and Access Accelerator (RESA) Project, approved on July 11 2024, aims to transform the country’s energy landscape

The World Bank’s Board of Directors has approved its first lending operation supporting renewable energy development in Botswana. The Botswana Renewable Energy Support and Access Accelerator (RESA) Project, approved on July 11 2024, aims to transform the country’s energy landscape through enabling renewable solutions and improved electricity access. Botswana has vast…

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Dig deep to aim high: how to use mining to unlock Mauritania’s potential (By Malinne Blomberg)

The Bank’s financial support goes hand in hand with a strong commitment to the country's compliance with environmental and social standards

By Malinne Blomberg These are exciting times in Mauritania. This nation connecting West and  North Africa is transforming its economy through mining, green hydrogen, and natural gas. During the campaign for presidential elections, held on June 29, President Ould Ghazouani announced he would scale up the mining industry if re-elected. Here…

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EnerGeo Alliance Champions Gas as South Africa’s Transition Fuel of Choice

Leveraging science, technology and a data-driven approach, the EnerGeo Alliance positions natural gas as South Africa’s premier transition fuel in its latest policy brief

In its latest natural gas policy brief, global trade association EnerGeo Alliance has positioned natural gas as the premier transition fuel for South Africa, citing its reduced carbon emissions, scalability and cost competitiveness. The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org)– as the voice of the African energy sector – supports these…

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    • African Energy Week (AEW) 2024 to Host Hydrogen Summit as Demand for Clean Fuels in Africa Grows
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African Energy Week (AEW) 2024 to Host Hydrogen Summit as Demand for Clean Fuels in Africa Grows

AEW: Invest in African Energy 2024 will unpack the continent’s ongoing green hydrogen projects and future investment opportunities during a dedicated hydrogen summit

Africa’s estimated green hydrogen production capacity is expected to grow to 50 million tons per year by 2035. The continent’s abundant renewable energy resources, attractive fiscal policies and development potential make it a highly attractive market, and with African energy demand projected to grow two-fold by 2040, investment is projected…

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Off-Grid Energy Leader ENGIE Energy Access Launches 15 Solar Mini-Grids in Zambia, targets 60 by 2025

ENGIE Energy Access will provide reliable electricity to underserved families and small businesses, creating economic growth and increasing socio-economic welfare in local communities

ENGIE Energy Access (www.ENGIE-EnergyAccess.com), Africa’s leading Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) and mini-grid solutions provider, has officially commenced the construction of 15 solar mini-grids in Zambia's Eastern Province. This initiative is a crucial part of the transformative Increase Access to Electricity and Renewable Energy Production (IAEREP) programme, funded by the 11th European Development…

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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Organizes Regional Workshop on Energy Efficiency Initiatives and Sustainable Energy Data Collection in Cotonou

This workshop holds special significance as it coincides with the period that ECREEE will be observing its 14th anniversary

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) is pleased to announce a landmark 5-day regional workshop on “Energy Efficiency Initiatives and Sustainable Energy Data Collection” from July 24 – 28, 2024, in Cotonou, Benin. This pivotal event is organized in collaboration with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale…