Core issue of Africa’s energy sector: lack of major industrial consumers

Development problems existing in Africa’s energy complex are related to the lack of major industrial energy consumers and an economically and infrastructurally underdeveloped agricultural sector, said Abel Didier Tella, CEO of the Association of Power Utilities of Africa, in an interview with the Global Energy Association.

Global Energy gives Honorary Diploma to Mikael Alemu

The Global Energy Association has awarded an Honorary Diploma to Mikael Alemu (Ethiopia), CEO and co-founder of 10 Green Gigawatt for Ethiopia. The awarding ceremony was held as part of the Regional to Global: Africa conference, which took place on February 8 in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia.

Africa is turning into one of key growth zones of world energy market

Global Energy Association held the second conference of the Regional to Global cycle in Ethiopia. The event took place on 8 February in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia and the entire African Union. It was dedicated to the role of Africa in the global energy sector, the recent changes in the energy balance of the region and availability of clean energy sources for local consumers.

Hydropower is not affected by energy crises and pandemics

According to Pavel Bezrukikh, Professor of the Institute of Hydropower and Renewable Energy, MPEI, power generation based on Renewable Energy Sources (RES) has become the most effective factor in overcoming the negative consequences caused by lockdowns amid coronavirus infection. The opinion was expressed during the round table arranged by Global Energy Association and the Energy Policy magazine.

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Energy transition focus only on wind and solar can lead to significant problems

Energy Transition 4.0 is traditionally associated with development of solar and wind generation, but such a rather narrow approach can lead to a number of problems, said Irina Ananich, Head of the International Cooperation Department of the Federal State Budgetary Organization Russian Energy Agency (REA) of the Energy Ministry of the Russian Federation, at the round table organised by the Global Energy Association and the Energy Policy magazine.

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RES and controlled thermonuclear fusion may become the basis of the global energy balance by the end of the 21st century

Even at the end of the 21st century, such thermal energy sources as oil, gas and coal will account for 5-10% of the world energy balance. The share of renewable energy sources (RES) will be 85-90%, but only if mankind is able to master the controlled thermonuclear fusion technology, according to the opinion of Valery Bessel, Professor of Gubkin Oil and Gas University, expressed during the round table arranged by the Global Energy Association and the Energy Policy Journal.

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