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Feasibility study completed for solar plant at Botswana diamond mine

Canadian miner Lucara Diamond Corporation has concluded a feasibility study that paves the way for the construction of a utility-scale solar PV plant and battery storage energy system to supply power to its Karowe mine.

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New data: African power generation additions lowest in five years

Since 2018, Africa has seen a downward trend in annual net power generation capacity additions. Of the 4.5GW added in 2023, 1.4GW came from hydroelectric power.

New report suggests SDG7 could be achieved by 2034

African Energy staff led research for the Africa-EU Energy Partnership’s second annual European Financial Flows on SDG7 to Africa report.

Data illustrates the performance and prospects for renewable energy in Africa

The latest figures from Live Data show the direction of the continent's on-grid power generation industry over the next five years

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.

North Africa power trends: Renewable energy potential only partially met in gas-addicted region

African Energy has analysed the latest on-grid power generation data for North Africa.

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