Andrew Herscowitz, the former Coordinator of Power Africa, USAID’s programme to increase access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, has won the coveted African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.
Power Africa’s Andrew Herscowitz, GreenCape’s Jack Radmore, Nigerian power pioneer Ify Malo and Sosai Renewable Energies Company are just some of the remarkable and inspiring energy projects and power pioneers vying for the coveted 2020 African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards.
Emissions & Environment
Intolerance for fossil fuels has grown after the 300-meter long vessel, en route to Brazil from China, started leaking destructive diesel oil.
The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has cancelled its 200MW tender to establish a solar photovoltaic power plant in the West Nile area.
The postponed live, in person edition of this leading conference and exhibition at the Cape Town International Convention Centre will take place from 11-13 May 2021.
On Site Renewables
Millions of people in rural Uganda are set to access reliable and cheap electricity for the first time under a new off-grid solar scheme.
Technical consultancy company Firnas Shuman has delivered a one-year ZX Lidar wind measurement campaign for a major developer in Tunisia.
Ethiopia has denied reports it is filling the reservoir of Africa's largest dam on the Nile even though satellite images show a steady increase in the amount of water being held back by the new mega dam.
Investments in solar energy projects by corporates reached $4,5 billion during the first half of 2020, according to Mercom Capital Group.