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Mini-Grids As Catalyst For Renewable Electricity Access: An Overview Of Extant Laws

Electricity access remains a crucial challenge in Nigeria, considerably impacting the country’s economic development, education, healthcare, and overall quality of life. Despite being Africa’s most populous nation with over 200 million people and laden with significant en..

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Navigating the Regulatory Landscape of Renewable Energy Investments in Ghana

The increasing demand for electricity in Ghana and the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has resulted in significant investments in renewable energy projects. In line with its commitment to sustainable development and the Paris Agreement, the Government of Ghana aim..

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Pinsent Masons

Virtual wheeling platform to shake up South Africa’s renewable energy market

The planned roll out of a virtual ‘wheeling’ platform (VWP) in South Africa next year is expected to transform the country’s electricity market, attracting larger investments in the country’s renewable energy market and enabling companies to reach their net zero carbon em..

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The role of grid scale battery energy storage systems in helping Kenya achieve its renewable energy goals

Over the past decade, Kenya has made significant strides in increasing its generation capacity from renewable energy sources. Current statistics show that renewable energy contributes to over 80% of the power injected..

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Baker McKenzie

South Africa: Green hydrogen policy - a rapidly growing timeline of important developments

As an essential component of South Africa’s energy transition, the production, transport, storage and use of green hydrogen, has been the subject of numerous policy updates and public and private sector commitments in the country, especially in the last year. The timeline..

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A New Era for Industrial and Mining Power Consumers

President Ramaphosa’s announcement on 10 June 2021 that the registration threshold for self-generation facilities is to be raised from 1MW to 100MW, will unlock significant opportunities for the private sector and should assist in introducing additional generation capacit..

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