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Promising future for small-scale hydro in Africa

Digital African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa saw an interesting discussion concerning the potential for development of small scale hydropower in Africa.

POWERGEN Africa and African Utility Week unveil new brand and vision:...

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa have unveiled its new name, identity and vision, Enlit Africa, during the opening session of the digital edition of the event this morning.

Keynote address 24 Nov: Africa’s transitioning energy sector

We look at how Africa is transitioning and the associated business opportunities.

Multi-million rand investment in SA biomass industry

Six companies, specialised in biomass valorisation, have teamed up to develop new business initiatives in South Africa using solid (woody) biomass.

Webinar 24 Nov: Small scale hydro opportunities in East Africa

Considering falling precipitation and changing weather patterns throughout Africa, the business case for small scale hydropower in decentralised areas is looking up.

Mali makes electrification gains with 50MW solar plant

A 50MW solar plant west of Bamako in Mali is now the largest operational plant in West Africa.

Eskom CEO answers tough questions at Digital #AUW on 24 Nov

During this year’s opening session of the Digital African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa on 24 November, André de Ruyter will open up about his time so far at South Africa’s state utility.
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Six core principles to help Sub-Saharan Africa recover from climate change...

A new report highlights six key measures governments in Sub-Saharan Africa can address the impacts of COVID-19 and climate change.
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Is Africa ready for the green hydrogen revolution?

Africa's readiness to embrace green hydrogen was a key topic discussed in the recent Digital Energy Festival webinar, moderated by Cornelius Matthes, senior vice president of Dii Desert Energy, MENA.

Winners of AFSIA Solar Awards announced

The inaugural Africa Solar Industry Association Solar Awards, organised in partnership with the Africa Energy Forum, culminated in a grand show streamed online, during which the winners of 15 categories were unveiled and celebrated.

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