Nicholas Newman Eniday June 2017 The only country in North Africa without commercial scale reserves of oil or gas is Morocco, which depends on imports of variable priced (but usually expensive) fossil fuels to satisfy domestic demand. Currently, annual electricity and fuel imports costing $3 billion supply 96 percent of Morocco’s […]
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Latin America already leads the world in clean energy. For almost seven months in 2016, Costa Rica was powered entirely by renewable power, and Uruguay came close to achieving that goal. In 2014, according to the International Energy Agency, Latin America produced 53 percent of its electricity from renewable sources […]
.By Nicholas Newman Nic’s round-up of forecasts on global energy. The big theme of coming years will be the growth in smaller scale energy projects and new entrants.
Nicholas Newman Eniday June 2016 Increasingly we are seeing more and more buildings producing their own power to provide internal heat and power, but also export power to the grid. It is becoming common practice for new and old buildings including offices, shopping centres, factories and homes to provide some or […]
Nicholas Newman Afrelec 27 May 2015 Ethiopia-aims-to-build-8700-mw-of-giant-hydro-projects-by-2017 Ethiopia aims to build 8,700 MW of giant hydro projects by 2017, but it faces competition in East Africa for investment capital. It is banking on regional export opportunities: The country’s flagship Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will add 6,000-MW of capacity Hydro schemes […]