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Egypt ‘harvests’ green hydrogen mega-deals in the COP27 marketplace

Cairo has got much of what it wanted from the COP27 climate-fest in Sharm El Sheikh, with $85bn of green hydrogen and renewable power mega-deals that have focused attention and foreign investment on a centrepiece of President Sisi’s economic strategy, Egypt’s energy hub concept.

African Energy has analysed proposals from nine investment partners to calculate how much wind and solar generation capacity will be needed to produce green ammonia equivalent to 10% of current global production, which Egypt says it is ‘harvesting’, writes John Hamilton.

Issue 473 - 27 November 2022

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Utilities query whether a rising C&I tide can ‘lift all boats’

Commercial and industrial (C&I) power has experienced a tremendous boom in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), as companies look for alternatives to failing state utilities, not least in the continent’s largest economies South Africa and Nigeria.

Issue 473 - 28 November 2022

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Research underlines challenges faced by carbon and renewable credits markets

Almost 50% of respondents to an African Energy survey said the certification of carbon or renewable credits is too costly or time-intensive.

Africa’s wind power capacity expected to more than double by end-2025

New data shows African wind power capacity could rise from 7,532MW at end-2021 to an estimated 16,524MW by 2025.

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Solar PV’s growing importance to Africa’s C&I sector

Solar photovoltaic (PV) generation is rapidly growing as a source for Africa’s C&I sector, according to trends identified by African Energy Live Data.

Data reveals impact of Covid pandemic on Africa’s power generation growth

A net 5,733MW was added to the continent’s grid during 2021, the lowest figure since 2012.

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