About Future Energy East Africa

What is Future Energy East Africa? Future Energy East Africa is the largest and longest running regional power conference and exhibition in East Africa, making...

Global Partnership to make sense of the energy transition

Clarion is proud to announce Enel Foundation as exclusive Global Knowledge Partner of the 2019 Clarion Power and Energy Series of events.
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Coding must be compulsory, at all levels

“Coding must be compulsory, at all levels. The currency of the future is going to be coding…We must democratise technology,” Adesina tells...
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South Africa to accelerate the pace on EVs

South Africa’s electric utility, Eskom has said it’s working with major players in the electric vehicle (EV) space, in an effort to unlock potential for the technology in the country.
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Benin installs its first advanced distribution management system

GE Renewable Energy has secured a contract to modernise energy transmission and distribution networks in Benin.
CI-ENERGIES

Côte d’Ivoire contracts for volt optimisation and grid automation

In Cote d’Ivoire, government agency CI-ENERGIES has contracted GE to upgrade and improve power capacity of substations in addition to reducing losses...
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New UAE energy plant converts seawater to fresh water

SEWA has partnered with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems to develop a natural gas fired power plant.
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Crowdfunding: an untapped funding resource for renewable energy

Small and innovative renewable energy projects battle to raise funds through formal channels.  One possible solution is to reach out to communities...
NEDO

Miracle new mineral to revolutionise battery storage

The Cape Town-based Institute of Energy Research has announced that researchers have discovered a new mineral element which will allow them to...
South Africa EV

Skills shortages in South Africa

Roula Inglesi-Lotz, associate professor, Department of Economics, University of Pretoria and president of the South African Association for Energy Economics (SAAEE), discusses skills shortages in the sector.
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Abu Dhabi launches $81 million R&D initiative

The Abu Dhabi government has signed an agreement with non-profit organisation XPRIZE to innovate the emirate’s water, energy and a wide range of industries.

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