Smart grid research centre launched in Morocco

Construction has started on a new research centre for smart grids at the Green Energy Park in Ben Guerir in central Morocco.
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Kenya Power to deploy 55k smart meters for business customers

Kenya Power is rolling out a smart meter project targeting 55,000 small and medium enterprises across the country to enhance customer satisfaction.
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Siemens Energy partners on green hydrogen development in Middle East

Siemens Energy has signed MoUs with Mubadala Investment Company and Masdar City to advance the development of green hydrogen in the region.
Kazakhstan

Saft provides an energy storage solution for Kazakhstan wind farm

In Kazakhstan, APS Energia selected Saft for the provision of its battery solution for optimisation of a wind farm during winter harsh conditions.
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Fossil fuels to continue dominating Africa’s energy mix through 2030

otal electricity generation across the African continent will double by 2030, with fossil fuels continuing to dominate the energy mix – posing potential risk to global climate change commitments.
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Qatar Investment Authority partners to boost renewables adoption in Africa

Enel Green Power (EGP) has entered into a joint venture partnership with a subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority to finance, build and operate renewable projects in sub-Saharan Africa.
energy innovation

US and Israeli energy departments fund eight innovation projects

Eight more energy innovation projects from Israel and the US are set to benefit from funding released through the Binational Industrial Research and Development Energy programme.
Ahmed Ben Bella International Airport

FIMER chosen for largest solar PV airport installation in Africa

FIMER has provided its technology for a 1.4MW rooftop solar system on the Ahmed Ben Bella International Airport in Oran, Algeria’s second-largest city.

‘Peace’ renewable energy credit scheme launched for vulnerable countries

The Peace Renewable Energy Credit (P-REC) scheme offers a novel approach for electrification in countries in Africa at risk of conflict or other vulnerabilities.
ESKOM FRAUD

Eskom and the SIU recover R1.56 billion in overpayments made

Two former executives of Eskom have already appeared in court and are being prosecuted in connection with these and other irregularities.

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