Global Renewables: China’s solar curb

Global Renewables: China’s solar curb

China’s suspension of approval for new subsidised grid-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar projects has led to sharply reduced forecasts for global capacity expansion in 2018. But the longer-term outlook for the sector still looks buoyant, as costs continue to fall.

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Nigeria raises renewable energy targets to 30% by 2030

Nigeria raises renewable energy targets to 30% by 2030

Nigeria set a target to raise the amount of renewable energy in the country’s energy mix to 30 per cent by 2030. Victor Eromosele, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mentor Consulting join CNBC Africa to discuss what the country needs to do to make this a reality.

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Africa Renewables Fund awards $1.6m for solar home lighting to 7,000 homes in Zambia

Africa Renewables Fund awards $1.6m for solar home lighting to 7,000 homes in Zambia

Kazang Solar, Azuri Technologies’ official distribution partner in Zambia, has been awarded $1.6 million from the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) under its Renewable Energy and Climate Adaptation Technologies (REACT) window.

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Africa Renewables: IFC, Gaia Energy partnership to foster wind power development in Africa

Africa Renewables: IFC, Gaia Energy partnership to foster wind power development in Africa

World Bank Group member, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), has forged a new partnership with Moroccan renewable energy developer Gaia Energy to create a joint platform for the development of wind power and other renewable energy projects in Africa.

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Opinion: “South Africa’s Energy Future’ – by Ayuk

Opinion: “South Africa’s Energy Future’ – by Ayuk

Times are a ‘changing in South Africa and not least for its energy sector. The landmark government changes taking place after the nomination of Cyril Ramaphosa to the presidency in February 2018 seem to already be causing a shift in the prospects of South Africa’s power generation industry.

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Mozambique Energy: Govt launches open application for energy regulator head

Mozambique Energy: Govt launches open application for energy regulator head

The Mozambican government is launching an open application process for the post of chairman of the Energy Regulatory Authority (ARENE) on Wednesday, the first such move concerning a regulatory entity in the country.

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