Finance and Policy

ESI Africa is a provider of daily electricity news. Our coverage includes Africa investment news as well as energy regulation and energy funds.

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Video: Partner with ESI Africa issue 2

ESI Africa Issue 2, 2020 is your platform to gain exclusive positioning at the annual African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa conference and exhibition.
open source solar contracts

Technical Operations Manager: IPP Contracts

AltGen is looking for a Technical Operations Manager with proven experience in planning, supervising and executing BOP maintenance to handle IPP contracts.
Energy opportunities

WEBINAR: Energy opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa

Join the US Commercial Service South Africa, Power Africa, and Clarion Events for a one-hour webinar highlighting African energy opportunities for US firms interested in expanding into or increasing market share in Africa.
Eskom's new CEO

Eskom’s new CEO takes to the streets ahead of meeting the...

Eskom’s new CEO, André de Ruyter, visited a coal-fired power station as he sets out to improve the utility’s operational performance in the short term.
SDGs

SDGs presents private investors with $197bn investment opportunity

In this report, Standard Chartered looks at the most impactful opportunities for investing in three infrastructure-focused SDGs in five African markets.

Cape Town’s energy chief: “I can envisage an Eskom Lite scenario”

The City’s court case in which it seeks clarity with respect to the role of municipalities in the purchase of electricity from sources other than just Eskom is a ground-breaking issue..." says City of Cape Town's Executive Director of Energy.

South Sudan’s emerging power sector

Exclusive interview with Jacob M. Deng, Director General, Planning & Projects, South Sudan Electricity Corporation, and member of the Advisory Board for African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa.
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US mayors take action, ignoring federal gov on climate change

America’s mayors are stepping up and taking action to reduce carbon pollution in the absence of federal action and comprehensive national climate policy.
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Fund diversifies its field of intervention on climate resilience

The Africa Climate Change Fund recently approved seven new project proposals amounting to around $4.7 million to tackle climate-resilience.
net-zero economy

Sectors that hold the key to achieving a net-zero economy: #wef20

Greenpeace’s report, It’s the Finance Sector, Stupid, blames the banking sector for holding back nations from achieving a net-zero economy.

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