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The rise of grid-scale renewables in Africa

Sub-Saharan African countries, in general, have been relatively slow to embrace renewable energy, but falling costs are making it increasingly attractive in comparison with more established power sources.

Private sector acquires a taste for African power

Private sector investment in Africa’s power sector is growing in leaps and bounds, as James Gavin reports

Over recent years, private investors have started to scale up their involvement in the sector.…

Interview: Joseph Cudjoe, Deputy Minister of Energy, Ghana

Joseph Cudjoe, Ghana’s Deputy Minister of Energy responsible for Finance and Infrastructure, tells us how he sees the country’s power sector developing in the aftermath of Covid-19

How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected Ghana’s energy demand and what measure are being taken to alleviate any financial impact for both consumers and the power sector?

Innovation is on the agenda

Rentia van Tonder has been the driving force behind Standard Bank’s strategy to become the most active funder of power projects in Africa.…