Gas-to-Power Emerging as Central to Africa’s Economic, Industrial Future

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:28:14 +0000

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The energy industry in Africa is staging a comeback after the pandemic’s significant economic impact over 2020. In 2021 and beyond, according to the Africa Energy Chamber (AEC), the revival will focus heavily on gas for power. While much progress has been achieved in the region’s vast and diverse power space, Africa’s power sector continues […]

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Gas-to-Power Emerging as Central to Africa’s Economic, Industrial Future

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:28:14 +0000

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The energy industry in Africa is staging a comeback after the pandemic’s significant economic impact over 2020. In 2021 and beyond, according to the Africa Energy Chamber (AEC), the revival will focus heavily on gas for power. While much progress has been achieved in the region’s vast and diverse power space, Africa’s power sector continues […]

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12 Big Power Stories You May Have Missed in 2020

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2020 14:32:41 +0000

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With COVID-19 filling the news throughout 2020, it’s very likely you missed some of the most important developments that occurred in the power sector this year. Here’s a look at some of the highlights and big stories covered by the POWER staff this year. MOX Nuclear Fuel Loaded In January, Russian engineers announced the loading […]

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The All-Electric Hyundai Kona Is Now Assembled In Nigeria!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2020 19:34:09 +0000

Africa presents an exciting opportunity in the electromobility space. Africa’s low motorization levels present an opportunity for another leapfrog event, like seen previously in the telecommunications industry

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Solar Taxi Ghana Launches The Cherry Tiggo 3xe 480 EV SUV For Ghanaian Market

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 23:35:57 +0000

The first batch of Solar Taxi’s 10 Cherry Tiggo 3xe 480 EV SUVs have arrived in Ghana, and customers who had pre-ordered, as well as those who have signed expressions of interest, are now enjoying the first round of test drives before deliveries start in September

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Award-Winning Hydropower Project Helps Electrify Ethiopia

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 04:59:12 +0000

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The government of Ethiopia has set a goal of providing access to electricity to all its citizens by 2025. It still has a long way to go, but projects such as the Genale Dawa III hydropower station are helping

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Japan’s Disappointing EV Sales Are Bad For Africa, & Here’s Why

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 08 Aug 2020 23:35:28 +0000

A potential bottleneck could come quite soon on the used EV supply side. Thanks to Japanese OEM’s love of mild hybrids and their quest to prolong the ICE age as long as possible, sales of EVs in Japan have been very disappointing. Sales have been so poor that the market share of EVs in Japan was recently just under 1%

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Africa’s Low Motorization Levels Present An Opportunity For Another Leapfrog Event

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 20:25:18 +0000

Even counting used vehicles, the majority of African countries still have very low levels of motorization compared to countries in the developed world. Only a handful of countries have motorization rates above 100 vehicles per 1,000 people

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Driving Electric In Africa Is A Whole Lot Cheaper Than Driving ICE: Part 3

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 17:30:15 +0000

We continue with our push to show that driving electric in Africa can be a whole lot cheaper than driving ICE. How cheap? In some cases, driving electric is as good as driving for free thanks some really cheap residential electricity tariffs in several countries

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1st Ethiopian-Assembled All-Electric Hyundai Ioniq Rolls Out Of Haile Gebrselassie’s Marathon Motor Engineering Plant

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 19:15:18 +0000

Marathon Motor Engineering, a joint venture between Hyundai Motor Company and Olympic Champion Haile Gebrselassie, has started assembling the all-electric Hyundai Ioniq in Ethiopia

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