Tag Archives: Clean Energy
In partnership with the Climate Innovation Center, Ghana, the Clean Energy West Africa Summit will host the first incubator workshop in April which will look at how entrepreneurs can build, develop and sustain clean energy businesses.
Under One Per Cent of Clean Energy Technology Patents Filed in Africa, Highlighting Huge Potential for Exploiting Renewable Sources
“African countries are increasingly focused on the potential renewable energy offers to their economies.”
Standard Bank Group has acted as the sole lead arranger for South Africa’s first – and only the world’s third – renewable energy bond for concentrated photovoltaic energy . The R1-billion, 16-year solar financing bond (closed on 29 April), with an 11% coupon was raised for French renewable energy firm Soitec.
Clean Power Africa to showcase successful renewable projects
Africa, with all its natural resources, is the ideal location for renewable energy infrastructure investment and development. With potential growth in renewable energy investment set to grow from US $3,6 billion in 2012 to US $57 billion by 2020, the ‘gold rush’ has started. The large volume of foreign direct investment into the South African Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) established by the South African Department of Energy to identify investment opportunities in the electricity sector is evidence of this gold rush.
The Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water & Environment and MASEN confirm support for Power Industry North Africa 2013
The Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water & Environment and MASEN, the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy, have confirmed their support for the first Power Industry North Africa Conference which will be held in Casablanca, Morocco, on the 27-28 February 2013.