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Scatec sells Upington plant in South Africa for NOK 569 million to finance further growth

Algeria Times 03 Feb 2023
Today’s transaction is in line with our strategy to optimise our portfolio as presented at our Capital Markets Update in September 2022 and will release capital for new investments in renewable energy ... “We entered South Africa back in 2010 and have since grown into a leading renewable energy player in the country.

Seriti to begin 155 MW wind farm construction

Independent online (SA) 03 Feb 2023
Privately owned Seriti, a major coal supplier to South Africa's state power utility Eskom, announced the acquisition of Windlab Africa's wind and solar energy assets last August, launching its foray into renewable energy.

Super Group share price rises after strong interim profit forecast

Independent online (SA) 03 Feb 2023
In the six months, revenue was mainly driven by strong commodity transport and consumer supply chain performances in Supply Chain Africa ... Supply Chain Africa saw significant new business wins and contract renewals, which boosted revenue ... At Fleet Africa, increased activity on contracts and good growth in ad hoc rental volumes produced solid results.

Fenix Gas Field Development, Argentina

Offshore Technology 03 Feb 2023
Fenix gas field, located off the coast of southern Argentina, is expected to start production by 2025. Project Type. Offshore gas field development. Location. Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. Capacity ... Ownership ... Operator. Total Austral ... Gas ... Africa pledges to move towards renewable energy at COP27. Mining and gas sectors expected to lead FDI into Africa in 2023.

S.Africa coal miner Seriti to begin 155 MW wind farm construction

Reuters 02 Feb 2023
Privately owned Seriti, a major coal supplier to South Africa's state power utility Eskom, announced the acquisition of Windlab Africa's wind and solar energy assets last August, launching its foray into renewable energy.

Africa must reverse the mining resource curse

Mail Guardian South Africa 02 Feb 2023
This backdrop unveils the stage where the international investment community has its eyes fixed on the annual Investing in African Mining Indaba, dedicated to the successful capitalisation and development of mining interests in Africa ... crowd out renewable energy opportunities.

Mideast positioned to take a key role in energy transition

Arab News 02 Feb 2023
As the region currently also has among the lowest solar bid prices globally, renewables are gaining momentum in addition to local green agendas like the UAE’s plan to invest $160 billion in clean, renewable energy sources in the next 30 years ... The region attracts huge investment opportunities for renewable energy thanks to its geographical location.

Two new SADC countries sign Tangier Appeal to expel SADR from AU

Business Ghana 02 Feb 2023
The three new African countries put pen to paper on Saturday in Marrakech during this first meeting to follow up on the "Tangier Appeal" ... With these new countries, the number of signatories now stands at 19 ... It is a legal and political reference that spells out the vision of a united Africa and renewed Pan-Africanism.” ... .

Nigeria’s presidential race goes down to the wire

Economist 02 Feb 2023
... unexpectedly leads the polls in what is usually a two-horse race.\nThe contest is close, chaotic and crucial to the future of Africa’s most populous country and biggest economy ... \nYet for all its travails, Nigeria is also Africa’s biggest democracy—with an opportunity for renewal.

Accelerating Access to Renewable Energy in West Africa

Business Ghana 01 Feb 2023
As part of the launch, a Regional Energy Sector Roundtable was held prior to the Signing Ceremony to specifically discuss how deployment of renewable energy can help countries lower costs, reduce emissions, and ensure universal energy access to support economic transformation in West Africa.  .

Taking the initiative

China Daily 01 Feb 2023
China has also pledged to stop building energy-intensive and high-emission coal-fired power plants overseas, and it is vigorously supporting Africa in developing renewable energy. Africa boasts abundant renewable energy sources, such as hydro, solar and wind energy.

Eskom challenges and proposed solutions

Independent online (SA) 01 Feb 2023
Second, there was consensus that the future of electricity generation in South Africa will have in its mix renewables and nuclear among others.

Iran supports initiatives for peace and stability in sub-Saharan Africa: FM

Press TV 01 Feb 2023
Talking to reporters after meeting President Ghazouani on Wednesday, Amir-Abdollahian thanked Nouakchott for efforts in fighting terrorism in sub-Saharan Africa ... Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian recently visited Africa amid renewed efforts by the Islamic Republic to boost ties with all regions of the world.

Why India is expanding its strategic ties with Egypt

The New Arab 01 Feb 2023
Egypt’s geostrategic location acts as a connecting link between Africa, West Asia, the Mediterranean, and Europe and is also an important country from the Indo-Pacific point of view.” ... “Egypt, even if going through an economic downturn, is a major power in the Red Sea, Mediterranean and the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Sea connects them.

First follow-up meeting of 'Tangier Appeal': Draft 'White Paper' unanimously adopted in Marrakech, Morocco

The Point 01 Feb 2023
The "White Paper" is the culmination of the intellectual phase of the Campaign and a faithful reflection of the debates held ... It is also the materialisation of a vision, that of a united Africa, that of a renewed Pan-Africanism, far from the ideologies of another time, and carried by the living forces of the Continent ... ....

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