Marnie Surfaceblow: A Desert Solar Farm’s Muddy Problem

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 01 Aug 2023 04:09:00 +0000

Sometimes fixing one problem causes another or leads to a chain of failures that can be difficult to diagnose. Consider all of the upstream and downstream impacts when changing equipment and/or operations

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POWER Digest [January 2023]

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2023 05:10:52 +0000

Brazil Formally Restarts Construction of Angra 3 Nuclear Reactor. Eletronuclear, a mixed-ownership subsidiary of Brazilian state-run power group Eletrobras, has resumed construction of Angra 3, a 1.4-GW

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Botswana Invites Local & International Companies To Express An Interest In Manufacturing EVs In The Country

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2022 16:40:09 +0000

The Government of Botswana, through the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry (MITI) invites local and international companies with track records and relevant experience to express their interest in manufacturing electric vehicles and related components in Botswana. This EOI aims to develop the local electromobility industry to contribute towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions and contributing […]

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POWER Digest [March 2020]

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 05:00:00 +0000

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Siemens Buys Out Iberdrola, Readying to Spin Off Gas and Power and SGRE Businesses. Siemens AG will acquire Spanish renewables giant Iberdrola SA’s full 8.1% stake in Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE)

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How Can Africa Join The EV Revolution? (Video)

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 21:00:30 +0000

Rutendo Kuhudzai via remeredzai kuhudzaiA lot of the OEMs have not expressed any interest in bringing EVs to the rest of Africa anytime soon. With the majority of them struggling to meet demand in their home and traditional markets, it doesn’t look like Africa will be a priority anytime soon

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Electric Deliveries Are Spreading Across Africa, Botswana Startup MyFoodness Adopts Electric Scooters On Its Routes

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 01:47:05 +0000

Remeredzai Joseph KuhudzaiSlowly but surely, we are getting there. We recently shared Kenyan startup GreenSpoon’s move to embrace electric delivery vans and ABInBev’s South African Breweries’ addition of the Mitsubishi Fuso eCanter to its fleet. Well, now, on our travels to Botswana, we came across MyFoodness, which has been using electric scooters on its delivery routes since

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Botswana-Based Accite Holdings Brings Plant-Based Meat Revolution To Africa With Beyond Meat

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:40:35 +0000

The Beyond Burger at Woolworths Café, Nicolway, Bryanston, Johannesburg, South Africa, Picture by Remeredzai KuhudzaiInfinite Foods, a subsidiary of Botswana-based Accite Holdings, plans to tackle Africa’s nutrition problem in a more sustainable way by promoting plant-based food products across Sub-Saharan Africa. Africa’s expanding population and development will see many move into middle income status and with it increase their meat and dairy intake. Increased meat and dairy intake on a global scale will put more strain on the Earth’s resources which will struggle to sustain the projected surge in demand for red meat and milk using an animal-based system, which is inefficient

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Two New Coal Plants Cancelled In Botswana

Credit to Author: David Zarembka| Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 22:28:14 +0000

Image by Jesper BerggreenWhile the battle against coal-generated electricity is progressing nicely in the United States, Europe, South Korea, and even to a certain extent Japan, China, and India, the coal companies in some of those countries continue to have their sights on building more coal plants in Africa. Therefore, it is good news to learn that two Japanese banks, the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and the Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI), have withdrawn their support to finance two new 150 MW coal plants in Botswana, MorupuleB V and VI. The two coal plants were to be built by the Japanese company, Marubeni, in a joint venture with the South Korean firm, Posco Energy

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