Africa on the cusp of a new energy paradigm - Kearney paper
Africa on the cusp of a new energy paradigm - Kearney paper

According to a recently published white paper from Kearney, A new energy path to viability for African utilities, Africa is on the cusp of a transition into a new...

12 Oct 2021

Solar panels on half the world's roofs could meet its entire electricity demand - new research
Solar panels on half the world's roofs could meet its entire electricity demand - new research

Rooftop solar panels are up to 79% cheaper than they were in 2010. These plummeting costs have made rooftop solar photovoltaics even more attractive to households and businesses who want to reduce their reliance on electricity grids while reducing...

By Siddharth Joshi, James Glynn and Shivika Mittal 12 Oct 2021

Top 10 renewable energy projects in MSBGC region
Top 10 renewable energy projects in MSBGC region

The MSGBC region - comprising Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Guinea-Conakry - has seen a significant increase in energy developments and investments owing to the region's abundant resources. Rich in hydropower, solar, and wind, the...

By Charné Hundermark 6 Oct 2021

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Top 10 gold holding countries

The United States (US) and Germany are the top gold holding countries in the world, respectively, with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in third position.

5 Oct 2021

China will no longer build overseas coal power plants - what energy projects will it invest in instead?
China will no longer build overseas coal power plants - what energy projects will it invest in instead?

Chinese President Xi Jinping recently announced at the UN General Assembly that China "will not build new coal-fired power projects abroad"....

By Yixian Sun 4 Oct 2021

Source: © AngloGold Ashanti’s Obuasi Gold Mine
Obuasi underground ore mining resumes

Following the voluntary suspension of underground mining activities at AngloGold Ashanti's Obuasi Gold Mine, underground ore mining is expected to resume by mid-October. However, gold production from underground ore sources is only expected to...

30 Sep 2021

Uranium: what the explosion in prices means for the nuclear industry
Uranium: what the explosion in prices means for the nuclear industry

It is a year since Horizon Nuclear Power, a company owned by Hitachi, confirmed it was pulling out of building the £20bn Wylfa nuclear power plant on Anglesey in north Wales. The Japanese industrial conglomerate cited the failure to reach a funding...

By Edward Thomas Jones, Danial Hemmings, Simon Middleburgh 27 Sep 2021

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