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
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.
Hundreds of millions of people have been lifted out of poverty by China’s remarkable economic growth over the past four decades, transforming the country into a leader in many industries while also becoming the world’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide (CO2) and accounting for one-third of global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
On a worldwide scale, Canada is a significant energy producer. The country produces about 60% minerals and metals, including a diverse spectrum of essential minerals. It is a top ten producer of oil and natural gas, hydropower, uranium, nuclear energy, biofuels, and wind energy.
Green hydrogen is defined as hydrogen created through the use of renewable energy to split water into hydrogen and oxygen. This is a completely different path from both the grey and the blue.
As tensions between Russia and the United States over Ukraine continue to rise, various scenarios for the near future are being considered and tested. Germany may have to consider a slower exodus from coal-
Vicky Ford, the UK’s minister for Africa, announced a €10 million concessional aid package for Nigeria’s oil and gas sector. In the words of Ms. Ford, the fund will assist pension and insurance funds in reducing the risk associated with their investments in energy access projects while also supporting Nigeria’s COP26 commitments.
Carbon pricing is an effective policy instrument for accelerating the transition to renewable energy. By internalizing the social cost of greenhouse gas emissions, carbon pricing
In the face of mounting tensions between the West and Russia over Ukraine, a key transit country for Russian gas, Germany has begun to raise an issue that wa
According to the International Energy Agency, more than 130 countries have set or are considering a goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. Research by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) revealed that in order to achieve net-zero emissions on a global scale, the sum of $125 trillion in climate investment is needed by 2050.
Husk Power Systems Signs the United Nations Energy Compact as the Process Gets Underway — Expansion of Solar-powered Mini-grids in Africa
Husk Power Systems, a leading clean energy company that has been at the forefront of rural electrification since 2008, has signed a voluntary agreement with the UN to expand the clean energy market in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia