Posts tagged as World Energy Council

Selected for prestigious energy leaders programme

  SANEA, the South African National Energy Association, is very pleased to announce that two of its nominees, Avesh Padayachee and Pule Segale, have been selected for the prestigious global World Energy Council FELS 100 programme.                 The Council admits 100 Future Energy Leaders to a 3-year part-time […]

Increase in renewables leads to unprecedented change in energy supply

  The energy landscape has changed with most countries achieving a more diversified energy mix as well as a growth in community ownership and an evolution of micro-grids. A new report launched at the 23rd World Energy Congress reveals that the unexpectedly high growth in the renewable energies market, in terms of investment, new capacity and […]

Trilemma 2016: defining measures to accelerate the energy transition

  The energy sector is at a transition point and faces a range of growing challenges. Countries have committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) under the 2015 climate change agreement (COP 21), putting a renewed focus on the decarbonisation of the energy sector. In addition, energy services must expand to meet rising global energy […]

Africa needs modular distributed electricity generators

  Speaking to Energize on the eve of the 2016 Africa Energy Indaba in Sandton, Prof. Murat Mercan said the ideal technology for Africa is renewable distributed generation because it is the easiest and fastest way of providing a community with electricity. He says that modular generators, distributed across a community, or even a neighbourhood, […]

Paris agreement welcomed

  Christoph Frei, the secretary general of the World Energy Council, has welcomed the agreement reached at the COP 21 meetings held in Paris recently, saying the world’s leaders now have a vision for the future. The challenge, he says, is to turn words into measurable actions at both national and regional levels and to […]