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Africa Progress Report speaks of continent’s green energy leaders

African countries are emerging as global green energy leaders, although electricity constraints still hamper growth in many regions of the continent. The Africa Progress Report points to inequality in pricing and a need for greater investment.

South Africa takes the green road

South Africa takes the green road

South Africa is taking bold steps to fight climate change, from investing heavily in the green economy to promoting renewable energy resources and green building practices. Its focus is heavily underlined by its development finance institution, the Industrial Development Corporation, which has a key focus on the sector.
South Africa’s Sere wind farm plugged in

South Africa’s Sere wind farm plugged in

Eskom’s first large scale renewable energy project, the Sere wind farm, in the Western Cape has been plugged into the national grid, with the ability to light up some 30 000 homes.
AfDB approves loan for South African solar project

AfDB approves loan for South African solar project

The African Development Bank has approved a $142-million loan to help fund the construction of a $908-million, 100 MW concentrating solar power plant in the Northern Cape - the bank's first loan for a renewable energy project in South Africa.
'Huge potential' for BRICS science collaboration

‘Huge potential’ for BRICS science collaboration

Biotechnology, space science and renewable energy offer "real opportunities for extensive cooperation" between the BRICS countries, Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom said at the first BRICS Science, Technology and Innovation Ministerial Meeting outside Cape Town on Monday.
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