[South Africa] Sasol inks deal with Vertree Partners to advance its environmental markets strategy

09-22-2023 | 14:41:15
South African global chemicals and energy company, Sasol Limited, has signed a three-year agreement to work with international carbon solutions provider, Vertree Partners Limited, on access to high-quality carbon credits and climate investments.

A new strategy for renewable energy funding in Africa

09-21-2023 | 13:42:00
CEI Africa launched the smart outcomes component and calls for green mini-grid developers to implement PUE strategies.

Masdar et Africa50 s'associent pour accélérer la transition vers les énergies propres en Afrique

09-14-2023 | 15:47:00
En amont de la COP28, Masdar s'engage à mobiliser 10 milliards USD pour réaliser des projets d'énergie propre totalisant 10 gigawatts (GW) au profit de millions de personnes en Afrique d'ici à 2030.

IRENA and AUDA-NEPAD join forces to advance regional interconnections in Africa

09-14-2023 | 14:54:00
The continued investments in cross-border transmission infrastructure and a deepening of electricity trade will allow African countries to accelerate their energy expansion and transition.

Korea and Africa rally additional finance and technology for universal energy access

09-14-2023 | 14:44:19
This is why Korea and African nations, under the aegis of KOAFEC, have agreed to deepen their cooperation with much more emphasis on mutually beneficial investment.

Climate change mitigation and social infrastructure as key to heritage preservation in Africa

09-13-2023 | 19:43:10
Saudi Fund for Development highlights climate change mitigation and social Infrastructure as key to heritage preservation in Africa at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Forum.

Vedanta Zinc International signs power purchase agreement For 12mw solar with Enernet Global in South Africa

09-13-2023 | 19:10:00
VZI has commenced with phase 1 of its Renewable Energy Programme, signing a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Independent Power Producer Enernet Global (Enernet), to build, own, operate and maintain a 12MW DC Solar Photovoltaic (PV) plant in South Africa.

AGF et Clean Cooking Alliance s’associent pour le dévelopement des marchés de la cuisson propre en Afrique

09-11-2023 | 22:52:00
L’African Guarantee Fund et Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA) ont lancé un partenariat visant à promouvoir l’innovation financière, l’accès au financement responsable du carbone et les investissements dans les entreprises et les programmes de cuisson propre.

[Nigeria] Off-grid solar provider d.light's revenues surge by 41 percent

09-11-2023 | 15:44:00
d.light, the provider of transformational household products and affordable finance for low-income households, grew its revenues by 41 per cent during the first six months of 2023, the company has announced.

Masdar and Africa50 to accelerate clean energy transition in Africa with new partnership

09-07-2023 | 11:58:00
Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC – Masdar has announced a partnership with Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform to identify, fast-track and scale clean energy projects across the continent.

African green energy think tank Enzi Ijayo Africa Initiative launched

09-07-2023 | 11:43:25
The lobby seeks to foster partnerships and support towards growing investments in green energy solutions that provide a sustainable path towards greening Africa economic development.

Les partenaires internationaux annoncent un partenariat de transition énergétique juste avec le Sénégal

09-06-2023 | 09:01:00
L'UE et le groupe des partenaires internationaux annoncent un partenariat de transition énergétique juste avec le Sénégal alliant des objectifs climatiques et de développement.

Spiro to deploy over a million EVs and advance clean energy infrastructure in Kenya

09-06-2023 | 08:45:00
The Government of Kenya has announced a groundbreaking partnership with Spiro, Africa's leading electric motorbike manufacturer and clean energy provider to advance clean energy infrastructure in Kenya.

Kenya unveils comprehensive legal framework to accelerate climate action

09-05-2023 | 13:24:30
Kenya joined the NDC Partnership in 2017, and with Partnership support, updated its second NCCAP to align existing national plans with the country's five-year Medium-Term Plan development cycle and updated NDC targets.

COP28 Presidency announces $4.5 billion UAE finance initiative to unlock Africa's clean energy potential

09-05-2023 | 13:21:15
Addressing heads of state at the high-level opening of the summit, Al Jaber announced a new $4.5 billion initiative between the UAE and Africa that seeks to unlock Africa's capacity for sustainable prosperity.

[Column] Mansoor Hamayun: Fueling prosperity: Why Africa still needs fossil fuels

09-14-2023 | 14:57:00
For many millions of Africans, the most economical way of cooking their food is by burning wood and charcoal.

[Column] Louis Strydom: The energy loom: Crafting Africa's green transition with precision

09-13-2023 | 16:15:25
The call for a green revolution is no longer a distant echo; it's the resounding demand of the present. Much like an artisan weaver poised before a complex loom, the world faces the task of crafting a grand tapestry of sustainability.

[Column] Bob Koigi: Opportunities for Africa in the just energy transition process

09-05-2023 | 15:41:48
In the wake of the global energy transition numerous opportunities abound for the continent that not only promises to light up Africa but to also propel it to the global league of top producers of cheap clean and green energy.

[Column] Maagatha Kalavadakken: Empowering progress through diversity: Fostering gender inclusivity in South Africa's energy transition

08-30-2023 | 11:19:17
The energy sector is the cornerstone of any nation's development, the link between energy and human progress is undeniable, as it powers our homes, industries, and aspirations.

[Column] Janek Winand: Harnessing wind power for a sustainable grid expansion

07-12-2023 | 08:20:38
South Africa's energy challenges with daily power cuts and regular load shedding have put the country at a critical juncture, with the need for solutions that can provide reliable and sustainable power.

[Column] NJ Ayuk : Africa's renewable energy: Looking ahead

06-07-2023 | 08:16:00
As African nations seek to minimize energy poverty, they find themselves at a unique crossroads in 2023. While most are faced with a woeful lack of power-generating infrastructure, they could very well have an unprecedented bounty of options to solve that problem going forward.

[Column] NJ Ayuk: Africa’s renewable energy outlook: We must be pragmatic about our current realities

05-22-2023 | 13:30:00
As more and more operators invest in the continent’s clean energy and energy transition objective, we will undoubtedly see continued growth.

[Column] Mansoor Hamayun: Pivoting perceptions of poverty: how access to services – not charity – transforms African communities

05-16-2023 | 10:48:03
Limited access to essential utilities like electricity, clean cooking, and the internet significantly impacts the lives of millions of people across Africa, impeding a community’s development and the quality of life of its inhabitants.

[Interview]: Samy CHALIER - PDG de HERi Madagascar

05-15-2023 | 14:30:00
HERi Madagascar est une entreprise spécialisée dans la distribution et le financement de solutions d’énergies solaires dans les zones rurales de Madagascar.

[Column] Sinenhlanhla Zulu: Gender-smart infrastructure must be delivered at scale

05-10-2023 | 11:25:01
In an op-ed for fDi Intelligence, Sinenhlanhla (Sine) Zulu, Investment Specialist at The Private Infrastructure Development Group company, Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, advocates for gender-smart approaches to infrastructure design and urban planning.

[Report] e-mobility innovators unlocking access to the US$3.65bn motorcycle market in sub-Saharan Africa

03-30-2023 | 13:31:20
Electric motorcycles are set to be a dominant force in sub-Saharan Africa’s sustainable mobility transformation, but continued investment in start-ups tackling barriers across the value chain will be critical to maximise the full potential.

[Column] Janek Winand: South Africa needs more wind power now to tackle its energy crisis

03-08-2023 | 09:29:21
There is no doubt that the South African power generation crisis is a tremendous challenge for the country and is endangering the country’s economy as a whole.

Enquête de la BEI sur le climat au Cameroun

01-11-2023 | 09:02:00
86 % des répondants camerounais affirment que le changement climatique affecte déjà leur vie quotidienne.

[Column] Wendy Dobson: Financing the just energy transition for Africa’s emerging markets

01-06-2023 | 09:02:17
To ensure a just transition away from carbon-based forms of energy, we must find ways to counterbalance the negative impacts on livelihoods and income.

Aligning capital needs to investment types in the energy sector

10-14-2022 | 09:45:00
The Energy Catalyst Accelerator Programme (ECAP) accelerates the innovation needed to end energy poverty and improve lives across Africa and Asia.