Africa Energy: SA Eskom report warns of possible generation gaps in coming five years

Africa Energy: SA Eskom report warns of possible generation gaps in coming five years

Eskom’s newly released Medium-Term System Adequacy Outlook (MTSAO) report highlights several risks to South Africa’s electricity supply for the period 2018 to 2023 and indicates that additional capacity will be required during the period to restore generation adequacy should the energy availability factor (EAF) from the coal fleet fall below 75%.

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Industry Analysis: “Major oil & gas exporters face unprecedented challenges in years ahead” – IEA

Industry Analysis: “Major oil & gas exporters face unprecedented challenges in years ahead” – IEA

Major oil and gas exporters have weathered many upheavals in recent decades but a renewed commitment to reform and economic diversification will be vital to cope with the changing dynamics of global energy. These include rising production from new sources such as shale, uncertainties over the pace of oil demand growth and deployment of new energy technologies, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency.

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Markets: The Next Wave of Global LNG Investment Is Coming

Markets: The Next Wave of Global LNG Investment Is Coming

With an annual growth of 10% in 2017 to 290 million tons (Mt)[1] and 8.3% in the first half of 2018,​[2] Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) demand is rising faster than expected. Accounting for 44% of global demand growth in 2017, China is the main driver of the growth as the government has made natural gas a key policy choice to reduce air pollution and restructure its high-carbon energy mix. 

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Africa Energy: Mozambique and Sweden celebrate 40 years of cooperation in the energy sector

Africa Energy: Mozambique and Sweden celebrate 40 years of cooperation in the energy sector

Sweden celebrates this year’s 40th anniversary of cooperation with Mozambique in the Energy Sector, a partnership that began in 1978 aimed at restructuring and rebuilding of electricity infrastructures with a focus on sustainable energy sources, rural electrification and support to capacity building.

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Markets: “Fossil fuels dominate African energy investment” – DW reports

Markets: “Fossil fuels dominate African energy investment” – DW reports

Plants burning coal, oil and gas have powered rapid economic growth in Europe, North America and the strong Asian economies for decades. At the same time, many people in less wealthy parts of the world still suffer from energy poverty, while being increasingly exposed to extreme weather that’s becoming more frequent, and more intense, because of climate change.

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