Renewable Sector Prepares Just Transition Roadmap for Declining Coal and Gold Mining Regions

South Africa’s renewable energy sector has revealed the preparation of a transition roadmap that seeks to speed up and assist the mobilisation of wind and solar energy in regions where gold and coal mining are on the decline. By incorporating employment and industrialisation in the renewable industry, the roadmap will accelerate economic activity and produce job opportunities in the affected areas.

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Thought leadership and energy deal flow high on the agenda at the 12th Africa Energy Indaba

Energy is a key driver for Africa’s economic growth. The business opportunity linked to developing Africa’s energy infrastructure and the electrification of the continent will be a key focus of the 2020 Africa Energy Indaba. For over a decade, the annual Africa Energy Indaba has served as the connection point for investments into Africa’s energy sector catering to opportunities from small renewable energy projects to billion dollar utility tenders.

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Insights from the 2019 World Energy Council Congress

Representing the World Energy Council regional event for Africa, the Africa Energy Indaba will be hosted in Cape Town, South Africa from 3 – 4 March 2020.

The Africa Energy Indaba attended and represented Africa at the recent World Energy Council Congress, which took place in September in Abu Dhabi. This four day event highlighted the serious business of energy transition and the emerging challenges of managing a successful whole energy system transformation, in context of global uncertainty, climate change impacts and cyber security threats. The Africa Energy Indaba will continue the discussions hosted at the World Energy Council Congress, through the various panels to be hosted in March 2020.

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SANEA Announcement: World Energy Trilemma Index 2019

The World Energy Trilemma Index 2019 with relevance to Africa, to form core discussions at the 12th Africa Energy Indaba 2020. The South African National Energy Association (SANEA) is the South African member of the World Energy Council and is a strategic partner of the African Energy Indaba. The World Energy Council in consultation with its member countries, defines energy sustainability according to three core dimensions: Energy Security, Energy Equity (accessibility and affordability), and Environmental Sustainability of Energy Systems.

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Theme Announced for Africa Energy Indaba 2020!

For too many generations Africa has languished with energy systems that provide energy that is neither accessible nor affordable to the majority of its citizens.The focus has been on Transformation of the sector to provide light, heat and clean cooking to the impoverished.The technology revolution that is currently sweeping the globe provides an opportunity for Africa, unburdened with legacy infrastructure, to Transition directly to modern energy solutions.

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