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Wartsila wins $1m funding for hydrogen Power-to-X project

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has secured $1m funding from Business Finland for an ambitious hydrogen research project.

IRENA and AU partner to boost Africa’s COVID-19 response

The African Union has partnered with the International Renewable Energy Agency to advance renewable energy in Africa to bolster the region’s response to Covid-19.

POWERGEN Africa and African Utility Week goes virtual in May

The organisers of African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa have announced that a free, virtual conference will take place in May.
Tanzania’s first windfarm is nearing completion thanks to funding via the UK government

UK cash boosts milestone Tanzania windfarm

Tanzania’s first windfarm is nearing completion thanks to funding via the UK government

Annual revenue for global wind turbine supply chain predicted to hit...

The global wind turbine supply chain is expected to generate up to $600 billion per annum between 2020 and 2028, according to Wood Mackenzie.

Nigeria pledges free electricity supply nationwide for two months

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has aligned with the federal government to provide a two-month period of free electricity supply to all customers nationwide.

ROSATOM to supply nuclear fuel components to ETRR-2 reactor in Egypt

The Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority has signed a ten-year contract with Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant (NCCP), an enterprise of ROSATOM’s TVEL Fuel Company, for the supply of low-enriched nuclear fuel components for the ETRR-2 research reactor.

Energy Storage: The key to energy access in East Africa

Pumped hydro dams are prominently used as energy storage in East Africa, but that is changing with the increase in renewable energy and battery energy storage systems.

Seychelles to build world’s largest floating solar plant

In Seychelles, French developer Qair, has been selected to develop the largest floating solar power plant to be installed on saltwater in the world.
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FRENCH PAVILION INTERVIEW: France and SA have strong partnerships

Exclusive interview with Stéfane LENY, Senior Trade Adviser - Energy & Environment, Industry & Cleantech Department, BUSINESS FRANCE – French Embassy Trade Commission.

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