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“With over 600 hundred referenced sites across the globe Clean Power Africa offers us an opportunity to share our experiences.”
“To help ordinary people in Africa have a better quality of life.”
State Secretaries Braun and Herkes travel to Mozambique and Tanzania with a business delegation for high-level talks
BERLIN, Germany, March 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office, Prof. Harald Braun, and the State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Anne Ruth Herkes, are travelling to Mozambique and Tanzania from 11 to 15 March 2013. They will be accompanied by a business delegation.
Clean Power Africa to showcase successful renewable projects
Cape Town, South Africa, March 10, 2013 –(PR.com)– There is undoubtedly awareness among South Africans that renewable energy is the way to go. But how feasible is it for the ordinary householder to switch to new, greener technology?
“In a country such as South Africa where solar energy is abundant, the sustainability of its usage through solar geysers and solar panels is unquestioned,” says Dr Roula Inglesi-Lotz, senior lecturer at the Department of Economics of the University of Pretoria and headline speaker at the upcoming Clean Power Africa conference and exhibition from 14-15 May in Cape Town.
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.
Double-digit growth of electro-technology imports to Algeria