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Fossil fuel investments: Insurance, ESG and regulatory questions remain

The question of how and whether financial institutions should support major energy projects that have fossil fuel components is prompting regulators and insurers to weigh up potential new rules, including re-examining the definition of terms like “ESG” (environmental, social and governance). 

Issue 472 - 13 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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