News and updates from the continent


Impending rise in global energy storage market

Impending rise in global energy storage market

Jan 20, 2016

Several large-scale projects were announced at the end of 2015, signaling that the storage industry is shifting from research-and-development demonstration projects to commercially viable projects

Off Grid Electric wins international energy prize

Off Grid Electric wins international energy prize

Jan 19, 2016

Dr Nawal Al-Hosany, Director of the Zayed Future Energy Prize, said: “We are delighted to welcome Off Grid Electric to our growing community of winners.”

WWF Climate Solver seeks innovations to beat the heat

WWF Climate Solver seeks innovations to beat the heat

Jan 19, 2016

Climate Solver – Nominations for the 2016 competition in South Africa are now open. The closing date is 14 March 2016 and the finalists will be announced in April/May 2016.

Zayed Future Energy Prize goes to Somali secondary school

Zayed Future Energy Prize goes to Somali secondary school

Jan 19, 2016

SOS HG Sheikh Secondary School wins top international sustainability award – School receives $100,000 to fund clean energy installations and launch educational workshops.

SKA awards bursaries to five matriculants

SKA awards bursaries to five matriculants

Jan 17, 2016

The bursary students – Anver Adams, Janethon de Klerk, Kyle Henderson, Cedwill Abdol and Bradley Bosman – all performed well in mathematics and physical science in their final exams.

Customer demand for energy saving goods is on the rise

Customer demand for energy saving goods is on the rise

Jan 14, 2016

Energy-guzzling appliances: Geysers and heaters are the most significant users of energy; and dishwashers, stoves and lights can also contribute significantly to household energy consumption.