COVID-19 FUTURE CITIES

COVID-19 lessons for the future: Data and cooperation are key

"Rather than the vanity projects that some development banks and private financiers have encouraged we need to focus on universal access to basic services."
Hybrid power

Webinar 30 April: Hybrid power in the mining sector

Join Mining Review Africa and ESI-Africa for a joint Webinar that looks at how hybrid energy solutions can be successfully incorporated into African mining operations.

Battery storage can balance the grid and store excess energy

Battery storage could enable a greater feed-in of renewables into the grid by storing excess generation and by firming renewable energy output.

COVID-19 crisis highlights the need for energy security, says IEA

The energy sector is uniquely affected by COVID-19 and this emphasises the need to bolster energy security, says the IEA's Executive Director.

Effective storage solutions are essential to the success of Eskom’s turnaround

Seydou Kane, MD at Eaton South Africa explains how storage solutions will help grow the energy mix in response to government’s recently released plans.
storage

Storage technology is the core enabler of decentralised energy

To effectively manage larger scale of variable renewable energy, storage is and will be one of the core enablers in decarbonised energy system.
amendment schedule 2

S.Africa: Amendment to S2 gives effect to 2020 SONA commitments

Mineral resources & energy minister Gwede Mantashe has gazetted an amendment to Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act (ERA) in South Africa.
nuclear

Successful assembly rehearsal of a nuclear fusion energy R&D plant

ITER is building the world’s largest nuclear fusion energy R&D plant in France and awarded the Tokamak Assembly (TAC2) contract to DYNAMIC last year.

Lithuania explores remote purchasing of solar energy

Lithuania’s solar scene has achieved another milestone in solar energy generation by presenting a remote solar consumer platform to its residents.
Earth Hour 2019

Earth Hour 2020 to be observed virtually due to COVID-19

In the midst of the global COVID-19 health crisis, Earth Hour marks a moment of solidarity for the planet and continues to raise awareness of climate issues.

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