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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.
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.

Enel Foundation unveiled as Knowledge Partner of African Utility Week &...

Enel Foundation announced its exclusive Global Knowledge Partnership with Clarion Energy’s 2020 global series of Utility Week & POWERGEN events.
csir report loadshedding

Threat of loadshedding in S.Africa unpacked in CSIR report

A new report by the CSIR has analysed South Africa’s loadshedding, indicating that it cost the country’s economy between R60bn and R120bn in 2019 alone.
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.

World’s top corporation leading on sustainability efforts

Corporate Knights’ 2020 index of the Global 100 most sustainable corporations in the world has named Orsted as the leading firm on sustainability efforts.
SAWEA

SAWEA increases awareness of wind energy in next generation

SAWEA has released a children’s book titled Let the Wind Blow that tells the story of how renewable energy, like wind, will help lead the energy transition.
video

Addressing the skills gap in the African landscape

João Duarte speaks about the partnership between Clarion Events, African Utility Week and the Enel Foundation on addressing the skills gap in Africa.
ABB and Porsche

ABB and Porsche team up to drive forward e-mobility

ABB and automobile manufacturer Porsche have announced a new and exclusive partnership to jointly promote e-mobility and install fast charging stations.
MENA region

Success story of the solar industry in the MENA region

2019 was a record-breaking year for global solar installed capacity, which reached an estimated 617.9GW and also realised growth in the MENA region.

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