Kenya is located on Africa’s eastern coast, astride the equator. Kenya is bordered by Sudan and Ethiopia in the North, Somalia in the East, the Indian Ocean and Tanzania in the South, and Lake Victoria and Uganda in the West. Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city, is located in the country’s South-Central Region.
A collaboration between the South African government, led by the presidency, and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development to support the development of green hydrogen in the country is now under progress.
Especially, because the role of energy in ongoing conflicts in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia and the world should not be underestimated, this article provides an overview of the energy, terrorism, and conflict (ETC) nexus. Whether you are a start-up, an SME, an investor, a humanitarian organization or a governmental organization, it is time now to take energy poverty and security seriously to protect civilians!
President Hage Geingob stated in his New Year’s speech that Namibia will receive N$100 million in concession fees from HYPHEN, the preferred bidder for the
Understanding the impact of a ‘Net-Zero by 2050’ on African Economies and Livelihoods: Defining a ‘Just Transition’
In May 2021, the International Energy Agency (IEA) published a report called ‘Net-Zero by 2050: A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector’ with an emphasis on the necessity to make a radical shift away from fossil fuels to achieve neutral greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. While the latter may be a desirable goal, the impact of such a rapid and one-sided transition must be weighted against its impact on African economies and livelihoods.
The Eu’s Plan to Label Natural Gas and Nuclear Energy as Sustainable — is This Move Good for the African Continent?
The EU stated on January 1, 2022, that it sees a role for gas and nuclear energy “as a method of facilitating the transition to a largely renewable energy future”. The commission’s drive to classify nuclear energy and natural gas as environmentally friendly investments comes after months of discussion and political lobbying.
Building Strategic Alliances in the Renewable Energy Sector in Africa: Investing in a Future Saudi-Chinese-Japanese Project?
As the renewable energy sector in Africa is booming, it becomes increasingly more important to talk about international cooperation and the impact of regional
The Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm in the United Kingdom’s North Sea, owned by the Danish energy company Ørsted, has generated its first electricity. Ørsted stated that the project’s offshore substation (OSS) and reactive compensation station (RCS) will be completed in late 2021, pending final approval from the Department of Energy.
In 2021, nearly 290 GW of new renewable power was installed, a 3% increase over 2020’s already exceptional growth. In 2021, solar PV accounted for
A huge revolution is taking place in the global energy system right now, and in the decades to come, energy systems around the world will become increasingly decentralized, digitalized, and decarbonized.