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Solar power in the Middle East seems simultaneously logical with sun-scorched deserts everywhere, and illogical, all that oil, at the same time.
New technology for harvesting energy from low velocity ocean and tidal currents multiplies the potential for marine energy
by Anders Jansson, CEO, Minesto
Anders Jansson is co-founder and CEO of Minesto, an energy technology company in the field of marine energy, with a patented and proven technology (Deep Green) to harvest energy from low velocity tidal and ocean currents. He has eight years of experience from developing and commercialising marine energy technology, both as an entrepreneur and business leader with a background from Chalmers University of Technology. See http://www.minesto.com/.
“Solar investors, project developers and EPCs are shifting from a short term cost per Watt focus to a more accurate measure of a system’s value based on the levelized cost of electricity, expressed as cost per kilowatt hour.”
Breakbulk Africa Congress 2013 Promises Unsurpassed Breakbulk & Project Cargo Logistics Education, Strategy & Networking
CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, March 26, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Michael Lalor, Ernst & Young’s Director of Strategy and Innovation-Africa Business Center, will outline sub-Saharan Africa’s development, investment trends and proposed capital projects during the Day One keynote speech at the Breakbulk Africa Congress 2013 (http://www.breakbulk.com) (April 15-18, 2013 Southern Sun Cape Sun Hotel, Cape Town).
Le congrès africain Breakbulk 2013 a largement dépassé les promesses de Breakbulk en termes de projets, de cargaisons, de logistique, d’éducation, de stratégie & de réseaux
LE CAP, Afrique du Sud, 26 mars 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Le 25 mars 2013 (CAPE TOWN, Afrique du Sud) Michael Lalor, directeur de la Stratégie et de l’innovation du Centre d’affaires africain chez Ernst & Young, présentera le développement en Afrique sub-saharienne, les tendances d’investissement et les projets d’immobilisation proposés lors du discours d’ouverture du premier jour du congrès africain Breakbulk 2013 (http://www.breakbulk.com) (qui aura lieu à l’hôtel Southern Sun Cape Sun au Cap du 15 au 18 avril 2013). Les responsabilités de M. Lalor incluent les initiatives de la société en matière de leadership éclairé en Afrique ainsi que l’aide fournie à un grand nombre de sociétés dans le domaine du développement, de la résistance au stress et de l’élaboration de leurs stratégies de croissance en Afrique.
By Simon Tesfamariam
By Simon Tesfamariam
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.
Headline: The time is ripe for biogas investment, says SABIA, ahead of launch at Africa Energy Indaba
The South African Biogas Industry Association (SABIA)will be launched at the Africa Energy Indaba in February 2013 by experts who believe that biogas should no longer be lumped together with other alternative energy sources,but holds enough weight to stand in its own category.
It has been dupped as the ‘Grand plan for Burger King’.
Cape Town is to host The Solar Future: South Africa Conference on February 12 – 13, 2013
Global research shows that South Africa is the third best solar location globally as it has one of the highest and most stable solar radiations in the world. With 2500 hours of sunshine annually – equalling one third of a year or four entire months including nightly hours – the opportunities for this renewable energy source are vast.
SunPower solar system to save more than $4 million over 20 years
STORY HIGHLIGHTS• Five off-grid lighting products win awards at Lighting Africa conference
• Over 3.8 million people in Africa now have access to safe, clean, affordable lighting solutions