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Why electric vehicles should be accessible to all

By Gaylor Montmasson-Clair Senior Economist, Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS), University of Johannesburg In the early 1900s,...

MTN Cameroon turns to renewable energy to power rural sites

Mobile network operator, MTN Cameroon has signed an agreement with the country’s Rural Electrification Agency (AER) to supply its rural sites...

Distributed Power Africa and EDF to develop hybrid energy solutions for South African businesses

Distributed Power Africa (DPA), a business of Cassava Technologies, and electricity company Électricité de France (EDF), signed a partnership to develop...

More load shedding as South Africa ramps up power cuts

South Africa's power utility Eskom has announced it has ramped up scheduled power cuts on Tuesday following failures at two of...

Africa needs $350 billion investment to realise electricity boom

An expansion in electricity production across sub-Saharan Africa will require $350 billion of investment if it’s to reach all citizens, with...

What are the 5 common misconceptions about investing in solar power?

With Eskom warning that its system is likely to remain constrained for the near future and applying for hefty price hikes...

2022 Nuclear Technology Imbizo set for Cape Town

The Nuclear Technology Imbizo (Conference) will take place on the 16th – 17th March, 2022 at the Cape Town International Conference Centre.

6 million Electric Vehicles will be shipped in 2022 – report

According to a new forecast by Gartner, six million electric vehicles (battery electric and plug-in hybrid) will be shipped in 2022,...

Orange partners Engie to convert main Africa data centre to solar energy

Orange signed an EaaS (Energy as a Service) contract with Engie in December 2021, to convert the GOS (Groupement Orange Services)...

Vodacom launches energy efficient store of the future in South Africa

Vodacom South Africa has announced it will be launching the first of its kind store of the future that is digital-first...

Nokia sets sights on 100% clean energy by 2025

Nokia has announced that it has set sights on 100% green electricity by 2025. The company has also called for accelerated...

Amazon’s first South African solar project begins delivering clean energy to the grid

Amazon Web Services (AWS), has announced that it has enabled its first operational solar project in the Northern Cape province of...

South Africa secures $8.5 billion to support shift to clean energy

As the COP26 climate conference takes place in Glasgow, Scotland, South Africa secured pledges worth $8.5 billion over 3 to 5...

Why AI is key to reducing energy demand from rising internet traffic

New research has shown that communication service providers (CSPs) worldwide believe that deploying artificial intelligence (AI) software is essential to reducing...

UN approves African alternative energy solution for mobile networks

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has recognised South African NEC XON’s alternative energy Hybrid Storage Solution (HSS) as an...

Is Africa’s energy sector ready for more data centres?

Being able to connect to the internet means opening up all the benefits and possibilities of developed countries to the people...

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