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Germany and SA to work together in implementing just transition projects

Mail Guardian South Africa 09 Dec 2022
During a high-level round-table discussion on Just Energy Transition and Climate Action, German Vice-Chancellor Robert Habeck said Germany was setting up climate and energy partnerships around the world, including in Africa, to support its decarbonisation plans, which included the large-scale importation of green hydrogen.
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Africa’s Energy Sector Is in Need of Practical, and Not Reactionary, Solutions at the US ...

Natural Gas World 09 Dec 2022
What to Do About Africa’s Energy Resources. As you’d imagine given the authorship of this Open Letter, our true aim herein is to speak on the issue of Africa’s energy resources and the policies that will prevail in the Continent’s use of those resources.
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Mining firms back alternative power amid energy crunch

Independent online (SA) 09 Dec 2022
The Minerals Council South Africa head of communications Allan Seccombe said its members had about six and a half gigawatts of renewable energy projects that were either under construction or in planning or an application with the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa).
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SA’s social compact has stalled

Mail Guardian South Africa 09 Dec 2022
These stakeholders are involved in addressing South Africa’s socioeconomic problems. South Africa has a history of addressing key socioeconomic problems through inclusive initiatives ... This social compact was underpinned by an appreciation of the implications of the energy crisis on South Africa’s economic recovery and broader development.
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Italy to become ‘energy hub of Europe’ under EU-Tunisian power line plans 

Arab News 09 Dec 2022
A 200-km-long underwater power line project connecting Italy and Tunisia to import electricity generated from renewable energy sources will be funded by the EU ... The new underwater energy corridor between Africa and Europe “will promote energy supply security and increase the production of energy from renewable sources,” Meloni added.
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Rural Kenya harnesses stranded potential energy to mine BTC using hydropower

Cryptoslate 09 Dec 2022
A rural village in Kenya has been using off-grid energy generated using hydropower to mine Bitcoin (BTC) and power 500 families nearby. Bitcoin Is Key To An Abundant Clean Energy Future pic.twitter.com/cLY9JWXIE9 ... The model belongs to Gridless Compute, a green energy initiative based in Kenya ... BTC mining for energy, not energy for BTC mining.
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GreenFaith launches a multi-faith, multi-stakeholder campaign to keep fossil fuels in the ground in Ghana

Joy Online 09 Dec 2022
Faith leaders in Ghana have agreed to use their influence to push for faster universal access to renewable energy while also preaching the abolition of deforestation ... According to Sheikh Nurideen Abdulai, Executive Director of the Africa Center for Energy and Environment Sustainability, Ghana’s energy mix is served by four sources.
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‘China Bookshelf’ project launched at University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Independent online (SA) 09 Dec 2022
The "China Bookshelf" project was launched at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa on Nov ... Initiated by China Energy Investment Corporation Longyuan South Africa Renewables, it is the first project of its kind undertaken by a Chinese company in South Africa.
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Ellies sees strong demand for solar equipment quotes in last few days

Independent online (SA) 09 Dec 2022
Prithivirajh said in a telephone interview yesterday South Africa was at the “tail-end” of solar panel markets, as the energy crisis in Europe had driven demand for solar panels and equipment to that market, in spite of its relatively few sunshine days.
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Coal workers worry about the just energy transition

Mail Guardian South Africa 09 Dec 2022
As South Africa tries to shift to low-carbon energy, Eskom will shut down ageing coal stations, repurposing them as renewable energy plants. Eskom says no jobs will be lost ... Komati is South Africa’s oldest power station ... Password.
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Organised business urges govt to fund Eskom diesel

Mining Weekly 09 Dec 2022
In a joint business statement on loadshedding, the Energy Council of South Africa, Business Unity South Africa and Business ...
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Mpumalanga renewables study highlights importance of TVETs for value chains

Mining Weekly 09 Dec 2022
The team, in collaboration with renewable energy transition foundation Renewable Energy Solutions for Africa, looked at the value chain of ...
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PURC Ghana ranked 4th in Africa Electricity Regulation Index (ERI) 2022

Joy Online 09 Dec 2022
Africa needs investments in the energy sector, and this requires making the sector attractive, ridding it of all the administrative and organizational red tape that still hinders active private sector participation ... The Director for Energy Financial Solutions, Policy and ...
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Zimbabwe’s power cuts cripple business

Mail Guardian South Africa 09 Dec 2022
For now, as the country fumbles in the dark, there is little to show that the energy crisis will be solved anytime soon, with South Africa’s Eskom being pressured by local lobbyists to cut off power to Zimbabwe.
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China, Saudi Arabia affirm importance of stable global oil markets

Gulf News 09 Dec 2022
Saudi Aramco (222.SE) and China's Shandong Energy signed a memorandum of understanding that included a potential crude supply agreement and chemicals products offtake deal, Aramco said on Friday ... It also raised the prospect of joint investment in energy projects in the region and "energy consuming countries in Europe and Africa".

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