[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.