Vodacom has installed new solar-powered sites in Polokwane, Vereeniging and Bloemfontein to help reduce its carbon emissions.
Siemens Gamesa has pioneered wind circularity by launching the world’s first recyclable wind turbine blade for commercial use offshore.
The African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) has connected the Bakiin Police Station in Baidoa to solar power to ensure uninterrupted electricity to the station and surrounding areas.
The US government has greenlit a technical assistance grant to Société Algérienne Gestionnaire du Réseau de Transport de l’Electricité (GRTE), the transmission system operator in Algeria, aimed at modernising GRTE’s electricity grid to transition in renewable energy.
The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI), as the largest landlord and facilities manager in South Africa, is set to release a Request for Information for the Integrated Renewable Energy and Resource Efficiency Programme (iREREP).
Friends of the Earth Africa launched ‘A Just Recovery Renewable Energy Plan for Africa’ report, which demands a complete shift from current ‘dirty’ energy systems to achieve 100% renewable energy in Africa.