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Lessons from Brazil and India as South Africa gets set to resume renewables auctions

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By Terence Creamer
Back to blackouts: How SA’s energy problems are just the tip of the iceberg

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Public-private partnerships, access to financing and targeted skills development are crucial in addressing Africa’s chronic power shortage.

By Wikus Kruger
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Measuring Outages and Voltage Quality in Rural Kenya: Engineering Lessons Learned

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By Margaret Odero & Joshua Adkins
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Three challenges for Ethiopia’s renewable energy procurement programme

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By Wei Shen and Tadesse Kuma Worako
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Interview with Dr Sergio Missana

The Executive Director of Climate Parliament discusses its aims and objectives, and the role it played in the launch of the Green Grids Initiative at COP26

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Ethiopia windmills
Without careful design, new renewable energy procurement programmes have the potential to destabilise current political establishments and institutions in low-income countries

Following a new working paper from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) project, Benjamin Klooss discusses the implementation of a renewable energy procurement programme in Ethiopia.

By Benjamin Klooss
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EEG COP26 Side Events – summary from Programme Director Simon Trace

By Simon Trace
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Renewable Energy Procurement from Independent Power Producers in Ethiopia

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IDS webinar recording and notes

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Myths and truths around South Africa’s recent renewable energy auction

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In this post Wikus Kruger addresses concerns raised about South Africa's renewable energy procurement programmes.

By Wikus Kruger