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IFC and Absa Bank Partner on Africa’s First Certified Green Loan to Support Green Energy Projects

Business Ghana 06 May 2021
... renewable projects in South Africa," he said. Absa is the leader in arranging financing for South Africa's Renewable Independent Power Producer Program, having structured and arranged financing for approximately 46 percent of projects concluded under the program to date.

IES receives World Climate Clock for leading fight against global warming

B & FT Online 06 May 2021
It shows the amount of the world’s energy supplied from renewable sources, currently at 12 percent and slowly rising ... He explained that the ultimate goal of bringing the climate clocks to Ghana and Africa is to promote home-grown energy-efficient and renewable energy solutions throughout the continent.

South African bank secures continent’s ‘first green loan’

PV Magazine 06 May 2021
The International Finance Corp (IFC) today announced it will provide credit of up to $150 million to Johannesburg-based lender Absa Bank to finance renewable energy and climate change-related projects it what it labeled “Africa's first certified green loan.”.

Britain to hold talks with India, South Africa and South Korea

Ghana News Agency 06 May 2021
... of their relationship with the guest nations - including South Africa, South Korea and India, who were invited specially. "We commit to renewing global cooperation, including strengthened G7-Africa partnerships and greater engagement in the Indo-Pacific," the statement said.

Analyst – Research / Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning / North Africa region

Reliefweb 06 May 2021
Based in Tunis – Covering North Africa, focusing on Libya. 12 months (renewable) ... Altai began operating in 2003 and has since successfully completed over 350 consulting and research assignments in Africa, the Middle East and in Central Asia ... of projects in North Africa.

Absa enters new deal for green financing

Business Day 06 May 2021
Absa will become the first bank in Africa to extend loans for biomass and other renewable projects under a new ...

This is not just 'Golden Girls' wicker

Post Bulletin 06 May 2021
You just need to know your price range and what you're looking for ... A new natural rattan chair on display at Adourn in Chatfield ... Rattan is not the same as wicker; it's a naturally renewable palm that grows in the tropical regions of Africa, Asia and Australia, and is used for furniture, handicrafts, and building material ... .

Renewables supplied only a third of Africa’s electricity demand growth

Business Ghana 05 May 2021
However, data from 2014 to 2019 shows that only a third of the rise in Africa’s electricity demand was met with renewables, and two-thirds of the rise was met with fossil gas ... From 2014 to 2019, renewables met one third of Africa’s growth in production, with gas making up the remaining two thirds.

INTERVIEW - Renewables at mines not yet an easy task but Suntrace is optimistic

Renewables Now 05 May 2021
Fresh off the commissioning of a megawatt-scale off-grid solar-plus-storage hybrid power system at the Fekola gold mine in Mali, German renewable energy expert Suntrace GmbH is heading to another gold mine in West Africa ... Ahead of the event, he shared some insight into the complexities of setting up a renewable energy system at Africa’s mines.


Reliefweb 05 May 2021
The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund ... AECF’s strategy is focused on agribusiness and renewable energy sectors with increased support to climate technologies deepened focus on gender, youth, and employment, aimed at attaining the institution’s vision of ‘A Prosperous, Enterprising and Resilient Africa’.

Italy's Alerion Clean Power to develop 3 wind projects in Romania

Renewables Now 05 May 2021
Monsson has focused on renewable energy and water since 2004, and currently has 7000 MW projects in the pipeline in the U.S., South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, New Zeeland, France, Romania, Hungary, ...

Renewable Natural Gas Market 2021: Including Growth Factors, Applications, Regional Analysis, Key Players and Forecasts ...

The Sentinel Newspaper 05 May 2021
Renewable natural gas is a natural combination, delivered by the breakdown of a few materials, for example, city squander, excrement, plant material, sewage, green waste, and agrarian waste ... Automotive market is key driver of renewable natural gas, where it is infused into flammable gas matrices to be utilized as a fuel blend in transportation area.

A case study in African solar policy problems

PV Magazine 04 May 2021
With the calls for renewables-friendly policy across Africa rising in volume, the U.K ... A policy paper written by the Africa Clean Energy Technical Assistance Facility unit of the U.K ... The Africa Clean Energy Technical Assistance Facility is a four-year program set up by the British ...

ECP, Kanflooens Partnership to Strengthen U.S.-Africa Energy Investment Opportunities

Walta 04 May 2021
With transformative African investment opportunities at the forefront of a global post-COVID-19 recovery, and the Biden administration taking a renewed look at U.S.-Africa relations, the partnership represents a fundamental opportunity for promoting investment and facilitating deal-making between the two continents, it was indicated.

ACWA Power implements largest wind power plant in Central Asia

Arab News 04 May 2021
The agreement with Uzbekistan aims at benefiting from high global demand for renewable energy and the company’s desire to expand in Asia and Africa, he said ... renewable sources by 2030.