Sunday, 29 May, 2022

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Category: Technology


Swedish firm IKEA is investing solar panel projects in Germany, Spain to the tune of $373 million. The solar projects will have have a combined capacity of 440 megawatts. This will further drive IKEA’S quest to conduct its operations through Read more…


Nigeria needs a skilled workforce to compliment its rising renewable energy needs. Abubakar Aliyu, Nigeria’s minister of power, stated this at the “Energise- First Career Fair for the Clean Energy Sector” in Lagos. Abubakar said the fair was designed to Read more…


The German City of Mannheim will host one of Europe’s largest heat pumps. This heat pump will be built by a local utility MVV across the Rhine river – which has over the years served as a heat source. The Read more…


The German government says it will contribute €100 million to the African Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA). This is in affirmation of its commitment to tap Africa’s renewable energy potential and drive its transition to clean energy sources. Read more…


Shell Nigeria has donated multimillion naira laboratory equipment and software packages to the Offshore Technology Institute of the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. This support forms part of the company’s Nigerian content human capital development programme delivered in collaboration Read more…


German auto giant Mercedes Benz will team-up with Stellantis and TotalEnergies to advance battery cell production. Together, they will set-up a battery consortium of Automotive Cells Company (ACC). The ACC consortium is being supported and promoted within the European Union and by France and Germany Read more…


The Light On association is organizing an “Energy and Sustainable Development Fair” (SEDD for Innovation) competition. It is a competition dedicated to energy efficiency and innovative off-grid solutions led by young African entrepreneurs, whose goal is to improve the living Read more…


After falling by around 1% in 2020, global electricity demand is set to grow by close to 5% in 2021 and by 4% in 2022.  The International Energy Agency (IEA) announced this in its 2021 Electricity market report. Asia is Read more…


South Korea will provide $600 million in co-financing for energy projects alongside the African Development Bank (AfDB). This projects will be executed under the Korea-Africa Energy Investment Framework (KAEIF) pact. It follows the signing on 28 May 2021 of a Read more…


The United States’ energy storage market is expected to add 33GWh annually from 2026. British financial firm Wood Mackenzie says the MWh growth will accelerate faster than MW growth as average discharge durations increase over time due to greater focus Read more…