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The solar solution

Near boundless human energy drives African economies. Unfortunately, the sort of energy that comes from power plants and national grids doesn’t measure up. According to …

The energy conundrum

South Africa, Africa’s most industrialised country, is grappling with a serious energy shortfall. Complicating the energy issue further are political and environmental concerns about possible solutions – coal and nuclear – against the backdrop of the country’s high levels of greenhouse gas emissions. Stephen Williams unravels the complex picture from the 7th African Energy Indaba in Johannesburg.

Africa’s lightbulb moment

Africa desperately needs to improve access to electricity, and from fossil fuels to nuclear energy and solar power, the continent is faced with a number …

Africa completes a green sweep

African sustainable energy enterprises swept the board at the Ashden Awards this year. The Ashden Awards are the renewable energy standard, and extremely valuable both …