We must not jeopardize Africa’s future in the name of fighting Climate Change

Organizations ranging from the World Bank to the European Investment Bank (EIB) have dropped support for African fossil fuel production Pressure is building to phase out fossil fuels in Africa to fight climate change. Organizations ranging [...]

Togo’s Breaking Ground on West Africa’s Largest Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Project

The Moyamed Bin Zayed Solar PV Complex is West Africa’s largest ongoing solar PV project The African Energy Chamber ( addresses its heartfelt congratulations to the Republic of Togo for breaking ground on its 50MW Mohamed [...]

South African mining sector wants solar

The Minerals Council South Africa has urged the government to solve the country’s energy crisis by adding more power generation capacity from both distributed and large-scale renewables. Meanwhile, several mining companies operating in South Africa are [...]

Africa’s Mini-Grid Agenda

Improving energy access for the population of Africa is critical to achieving the region’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Energy access is a pivotal catalyst for economic development, improving levels of efficiency which is considered a significant factor [...]

FAQ for the Mandela Metro on reverse metering

Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber CEO, Kevin Hustler welcomed business leaders to a presentation on “reverse metering or small scale embedded generation” and the implications for business in the Bay at the Beach Hotel in Port [...]

Exclusive interview with Hydropower Africa.

Exclusive interview with Marco van Dijk, Lecturer, 
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Pretoria and workshop facilitator at Hydropower Africa. Can you explain how hydropower energy can be generated from a water distribution system? The water [...]