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23 06 2022 | 18:36

SOUTH AFRICA: NERSA approves 80 MWp solar project at Grootegeluk mine

Independent Power Producer (IPP) Cennergi has received approval from South Africa's National Energy Regulator (NERSA) for its Lephalale solar photovoltaic power plant, which was announced in 2021 to…

22 06 2022 | 11:18

African wind power struggles to gain momentum

Africa has a gaping hole in its energy supply. Six hundred million people, around half of the continent’s population, lack access to electricity. Without much faster progress, the continent will miss…

14 06 2022 | 09:36

EGYPT: Stellantis to establish an electric vehicle manufacturing plant in 2025

In Egypt, the multinational automotive group Stellantis will build a plant for the local manufacture and export of electric vehicles.

14 06 2022 | 09:11

Tax incentives put Cameroon on the road to solar power

Yaounde — Before the University of Yaounde 1 got its solar micro-grid in 2018, erratic power supplies in Cameroon’s capital meant Adamu Gilbert could not stock the fresh, chilled items he knew his…

14 06 2022 | 08:48

NERSA approves first 100MW project under new regulation

The National Electricity Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) has approved the first private projects to be regulated under new amendments to how projects apply for a generation licence if under 100MW…

14 06 2022 | 08:40

Solar energy: Changing rural lives in Kenya

The availability of solar-powered water pumps and solar lamps have had a life-changing effect on rural communities in Kenya, providing clean drinking water and lighting while eliminating hardships,…

07 06 2022 | 22:10

Lagos State off-grid electrification strategy and action plan announced

The Lagos State Government has announced that it has developed the Lagos State Off-Grid Electrification Strategy and Action Plan. The Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Energy and…

07 06 2022 | 21:41

EGYPT: Two new plants convert waste into electricity in Abu Khreita

The Egyptian Arab British Company for Dynamic Industries (ABD) has completed the construction of two solid waste-to-energy plants in the city of Abu Khreita, Egypt. The announcement was made by the…

02 06 2022 | 10:54

Canada Can Hit 100% Zero-Emission Electricity by 2035 Without Nuclear, CCS, Report Finds

Canada can achieve 100% zero-emission electricity by 2035 with an electricity system that prioritizes renewable energy, storage, energy efficiency, and interprovincial transmission and avoids the…

01 06 2022 | 17:51

IEEFA: India's renewable energy journey: Two steps forward, one step back

Renewable energy now forms a quarter of India’s total installed power capacity – 110 gigawatts (GW) as of March 2022 – and accounts for 13% of the country’s electricity generation. Under the 2015…

01 06 2022 | 09:59

AFRICA: in 7 years, REPP has financed access to electricity for one million people

The Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP) has reached the milestone of one million people electrified through its funding in Africa. The UK government-funded initiative invests mainly in green…

26 05 2022 | 07:07

Australia’s greenhouse pollution from coal higher per person than any other developed country, data shows

Australia had the highest levels of greenhouse gas pollution from coal per person than any other developed country in 2021, according to new data. But the data shows per capita greenhouse gas…

18 05 2022 | 18:13

Solar power prices are falling. What does this mean for our household electricity bills?

After a long decade of year-on-year increases in power prices throughout the country, the cost of electricity is forecast to fall in most places. How far it falls — and how quickly — depends on lots…

13 05 2022 | 12:35

Greece to set cap on electricity prices to relieve consumers- PM

The Greek government will set a ceiling on wholesale electricity prices to help consumers and businesses cope with their soaring energy costs, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday. "…

30 04 2022 | 08:41

Greece doubles 2030 energy storage target to 3GW

Greece has doubled its 2030 target for energy storage deployment to 3GW as it aims for a renewable electricity generation proportion of 70%. The country’s Minister of the Environment and Energy…

30 04 2022 | 08:31

Coal capital Becker could be home to state’s largest solar project

The flat, windy fields around the central Minnesota city of Becker are mostly used to grow potatoes and corn. But if Xcel Energy has its way, it will soon reap a different year-round crop — power…

21 04 2022 | 08:33

Tanzania plans to generate 200MW from geothermal energy by 2025

The government of Tanzania plans to generate 200 megawatts of electricity from geothermal energy by 2025, an official said on Saturday evening. Felchesmi Mramba, the permanent secretary in the…

21 04 2022 | 07:59

New York green lights massive renewable energy projects to cut fossil fuel reliance

New York state has made a big step in cutting off its reliance on fossil fuels, announcing contracts for projects that will channel clean, renewable solar, wind and hydroelectric power from upstate…

18 04 2022 | 15:37

Nigeria's electricity grid collapses for the second time in a month

LAGOS, April 9 (Reuters) - Nigeria's national electricity grid has collapsed for the second time in a month, the federal ministry of power said on Saturday, leaving the parts of the country it serves…