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“In each market where wind energy is being developed, the state is a big player in the initial stages of industry development and is often the sponsor of pilot projects.”

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Innovation Prize for Africa Announces 2013 Finalists

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BP TO INVEST MORE THAN R5-BILLION IN SOUTH AFRICA

BP today announced plans to invest in excess of R5 billion in South Africa and Mozambique over the next five years in new and on-going infrastructure upgrade projects to improve business efficiency and assist Government’s objectives to enhance energy security and enable the transition to cleaner fuels. read more

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“In recent years we have noticed that stronger local presence will further boost our business.”

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Sustainable Energy for All: Sector Results Profile

“The time for a sustainable use of renewables is now. We do not have a choice. Clean energy is the way to go.”

Exclusive interview with Engineer Martin Manuhwa, Managing Director of ZAIDG, Zimbabwe and speaker at the upcoming Clean Power Africa conference. read more

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ECOWAS DETERMINED TO IMPROVE ENERGY ACCESS IN WEST AFRICA

ABUJA, Nigeria, March 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ ECOWAS is working with stakeholders to improve access to energy in the region which is currently under 50 percent, an official of the regional organization has affirmed. read more

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Nigeria Receives Approval for Additional CIF $50 million to Bolster Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Use with AfDB Support

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Solea Renewables takes a giant leap and completes construction of first off-grid 1MW photovoltaic plant in Southern Africa

(from left to right) Rollie Armstrong (Director, Solea Renewables), Moritz Hill (CEO, Cronimet Mining AG), Vusi Mhlanzi (CEO, Solea Renewables) and Anton Schweiger (Solea AG) read more

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New World Energy Council report identifies the critical issues holding back the transition of the global energy sector

NEW DELHI – Continued uncertainty in the future direction of climate frameworks, political instability of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, energy price volatility, and the global economic recession are what energy leaders consider as the top ‘insomnia’ issues driving the world energy agenda this year, according to the 2013 World Energy Issues Monitor, published today by the World Energy Council (WEC). read more

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“Nuclear power is not just about reducing your carbon footprint; it should be an integral part of Africa’s development strategy.“

Exclusive interview with Greg Kaser, Supply Chain Working Group, World Nuclear Association, UK.  During the Generation track of African Utility Week in May he is part of a panel discussion on “Nuclear power in Africa”. read more

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Recognising the tremendous innovation taking place in developing truly sustainable and renewable fuels

Nominations close on 1 February for the 5th annual Sustainable Biofuels Awards read more

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March, 2013

Name:2nd Annual Investment in Africa 2013
Dates:5 – 6 March 2013
Location:Johannesburg – South Africa
Event url: www.fleminggulf.com/investafrica
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2ndAnnualInvestmentsinAfrica2013, will aim to brainstorm solutions to existing limitations that is faced by investors and identify opportunities to encourage investments in African region. Exponent industry leaders and experts will involve in over 20 knowledge-sharing sessions, intriguing panel discussions and relevant case-studies along with networking sessions to explore growth opportunities and establishing beneficial business relations. read more

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World Biofuels Markets Congress & Exhibition

World Biofuels Markets Congress & Exhibition
12 – 14 March 2013
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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