Cameroon is located in Central Africa. It shares borders with Nigeria, a country spotlight that already exists through our Africa Investment guides
Modern onshore wind turbines—some of which stand more than 160 meters tall—are a common sight in many countries, supplying electricity to tens of millions of households while also providing employment for millions of people.
The growth of electric vehicles (EVs) has been particularly strong over the last three years, despite the fact that the global pandemic has reduced the market for conventional automobiles and that manufacturers have begun to experience supply chain bottlenecks. In 2019, 2.2 million electric
On 20 April – 21 April 2022, following the recently concluded Finnovex East Africa conference, attended by Caitlin Naidoo, our IT & FinTech Practice Coordinator, she shares her insight on the state of IT and FinTech in Africa.
The case for a rapid clean energy transition has never been stronger or more obvious than it is now, in the wake of the Ukrainian invasion. The EU imports 90% of its natural gas needs, with Russia accounting for approximately 45% of those imports and different levels of contribution between Member States.
Mauritius has been dubbed by its Economic Development Board (“EDB”) (the statutory body responsible for the promotion of investment in Mauritius)
India’s climate change targets are commendable, and they place the onus squarely on the already wealthy nations to demonstrate that they are serious about combating climate change.
Amid the current crisis in Ukraine, many commentators have emphasized the role that Africa might play in ‘Europe’s energy dilemma and rescue’. As NJ Ayuk, the Chairman of the African Energy Chamber (AEC), who recently visited the Forschungszentrum Jülich to find out more about its Hydrogen Africa
Following the announcement by the country’s Energy Minister Suhail Al-Mazrouei, in November 2021, the United Arab Emirates began construction on the first green hydrogen plant in the Middle East. The United Arab Emirates has announced plans to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 and has stated that it will oversee investments in renewable energy totaling 600 billion dirhams ($163 billion).
Updates on the South African electricity market – Eskom is leasing land for renewable energy projects & latest policy development
In December 2021 Eskom announced an auction process to unlock and make some of its land available to private investors for renewable energy generation, aiming to ultimately promote investments in further electricity generation capacity and infrastructure.
The electricity market in South Africa – Opportunities for German SMEs from the Renewable Energy sector
As the second-largest economy on the African continent and Germany’s number one trading partner in Africa, the South African renewable energy sector is increasingly brought to focus for German SMEs. Not only is the country blessed with abundance of renewable energy resources, but it is also regarded as an attractive location to do business as Africa’s most industrialised country with a highly developed financial and legal sector as well as modern infrastructure. South Africa has everything to become a trendsetter with a stable energy supply when it comes to alternative energy.
Als zweitgrößte Volkswirtschaft des afrikanischen Kontinents und Deutschlands wichtigster Handelspartner in Afrika rückt der südafrikanische Sektor der erneuerbaren Energien zunehmend in den Fokus deutscher KMU.