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AMEA Power Completes US$1.1 Billion Deal to Deploy 1GW of Wind and Solar Energy in Egypt

Hastings Tribune 30 Nov 2022
The Company is leading the development of renewable energy across Africa, which through its global and regional partnerships, will deliver clean energy to millions of people around the continent ...Egypt has ambitious renewable energy goals and we are proud to support AMEA’s ...

Sustainable energy expert of Ghanaian descent appointed to US President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business ...

Joy Online 30 Nov 2022
In a recent exclusive interview at Enlit Africa with the US Commercial Service, hosted by Power Africa, Mr Osei-Sarpong highlighted Africa’s accelerated growth and the need for energy efficiency and renewable technologies to open up new avenues for innovation in the clean energy sector.

The case for and against more fossil fuels in developing countries

Vox 30 Nov 2022
“They have all made announcements of sorts and proclaim loads of new money for renewables,” Carlos Lopes , a professor at the University of Cape Town and the former head of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, told Vox in an email ... In many cases, renewable energy alone isn’t practical or sufficient to meet energy needs.

Climate summit hypocrisy for the world's poor nations, by Bjorn Lomborg

Atlantic City 30 Nov 2022
Thermal coal imports by the European Union from Australia, South Africa and Indonesia increased more than 11-fold ... In a speech widely interpreted as being about Africa, the U.N ... Compare this to Africa, the most renewable continent in the world, with half of its energy produced by renewables.

AMEA Power completes $1.1 billion deal to deploy 1GW of renewable energy projects in Egypt

Khaleejtimes 30 Nov 2022
"The company is leading the development of renewable energy across Africa, which through its global and regional partnerships, will deliver clean energy to millions of people around the continent," he said ... The projects will underpin the renewable energy ambitions of Egypt, along with supporting economic and social development within the region.

Saudi Arabia's PIF launches new mega solar power project

Gulf Daily News 30 Nov 2022
RIYADH — Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) announced on Wednesday the launch of the largest solar power plant in the Middle East and North Africa at Al-Shuaibah in Makkah region as part of its renewable energy programme ... Arabia’s renewable energy by 2030.

Doing development differently: How Kenya is rapidly emerging as Africa’s renewable energy superpower

Resilience 29 Nov 2022
Scaling up renewable energy generation across Africa is vital for achieving sustainable development and bringing health, wealth, and opportunity to the citizens of the continent’s 54 countries ... Africa has unparalleled potential for renewable energy generation ... renewable generation.

South Africa turns to solar to help stop power cuts

Yahoo Daily News 29 Nov 2022
Nolwazi Zulu, an electrical power engineer, wants to do her bit to stop South Africa experiencing blackouts ... Currently only 11% of South Africa's power comes from renewables, and mostly wind ... South African environmental campaigning organisation Earthlife Africa has been calling for more renewable power in the country for some time.

Afreximbank, Thelo DB renew partnership to develop railways in Africa

B & FT Online 29 Nov 2022
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has renewed a partnership agreement with South Africa-based Thelo DB Proprietary Limited (Thelo DB) ...Today’s renewal of the MoU signed three years ago between Afreximbank and Thelo DB is a reaffirmation of our joint commitment to engineer ...

SA ‘faces a decade of load-shedding without gas’

Business Day 29 Nov 2022
Wartsila’s modelling shows SA’s plans to add wind and solar capacity to the grid will be implemented too slowly to prevent the ongoing rotational power cuts, Wayne Glossop, the company’s senior business development manager for Southern Africa, said in an interview ... Renewable ...

Paying the price for others

China Daily 28 Nov 2022
A McKinsey report in 2015 showed that Africa possesses a potential renewable capacity of 10 TW, but data from the International Renewable Energy Agency indicate that as of 2022 only 26 GW renewable power capacity, or 0.2 percent of this energy endowment, has been exploited in the past decade.

Africa Requires $190bn Annual Investments to Achieve Energy Goals, Says Egbin Power Boss

This Day 28 Nov 2022
According to Sobogun, solar, wind and hydro power generation are the most viable renewable energy solutions in Africa ... Public and private investors have been the sources of funds to Africa’s renewable energy investments, including international donors, banks and development finance institutions.

Nersa calls for comments on gas, renewable energy and hydrogen partnership strategy To download a ...

Mining Weekly 28 Nov 2022
... the development of the strategy for a gas, renewable energy and hydrogen partnership in South Africa.

New report by African Development Bank, partners finds that 37 African countries have industrialized

Business Ghana 28 Nov 2022
The Africa Industrialization Index (AII) report provides a country-level assessment of 52 African countries’ progress across 19 key indicators ... South Africa maintained a very high ranking throughout the 2010-2021 period, followed closely by Morocco, which held second place as of 2022 ... Industrializing Africa.

Vice-President Afif attends Extraordinary Summit of the AU on Industrialisation and Economic Diversification in Africa ...

Nation 28 Nov 2022
Vice-President Ahmed Afif attended the Extraordinary Summit of the African Union (AU) on Industrialisation and Economic Diversification in Africa and the Extraordinary Ordinary Session of the AU on the African Continental Free Area on November 25, 2022, in Niamey, Niger.

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