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Inequalities must be addressed to ensure universal energy access

Unless efforts are scaled up significantly in countries with the largest deficits, the world will still fall short of ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy by 2030.

Emerging economies need $1 trillion by 2030 to drive energy transition

A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), highlights that massive investments are required to drive the energy transition in emerging markets.

South Africa’s energy minister confirmed for Enlit Africa

Gwede Mantashe, South Africa's Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, and Professor Malegapuru Makgoba, Chairman of the Board of Eskom, will be speaking at Enlit Africa.

High stakes for APAC’s offshore wind market

Wind power opens up the possibility for some regions to decrease dependence on energy sources that may have more of an environmental impact.

Enlit Africa – Developing the continent’s hydrogen economy

Can Africa carve out a role for itself in the burgeoning hydrogen market? Find out at the upcoming Enlit Africa, taking place from 8 to 10 June 2021.
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Nepal gets $15 million boost for renewable energy projects

The NMB Bank Limited in Nepal is set to expand its lending for renewable energy projects after securing a $15m boost from the OPEC Fund.

World Bank finances Belarusian CHP

The World Bank has approved a $90m loan to support an energy efficiency project in Belarus, with cogeneration at its core.

World Bank steps into IPP row

Disagreements between Pakistan and independent power producers have escalated over the past few months. The issue over tariffs has been complicated by allegations of corruption, and now the World Bank has stepped in to try and salvage what it can from the country`s pioneering private investment programme.

World Bank supports rural electrification

The World Bank has launched a rural electrification programme in Africa, selecting Uganda to launch the initiative. The objective of the programme is to boost rural access to electricity from one to ten per cent by the year 2010.

World Bank ‘misguided’ on decision not to bankroll coal

The head of the IEA Clean Coal Centre says moves by the World Bank and other institutions to end investment in coal-fired power plants would be ‘misguided.’

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