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  • Deep market knowledge needed for successful investment in clean technology
    by Schalk Burger on April 16, 2021 at 2:38 pm

    Clean technology and renewable energy trends are a clear investment play and offer opportunities for investors seeking to make a difference or appreciable investment growth, says asset and investment company Foord Asset Management portfolio manager Brian Arcese. He adds, however, that the strategy needs long-term investment.

  • Battery supply chain market attracted $21bn of investment in 2020
    by Marleny Arnoldi on April 16, 2021 at 1:55 pm

    Research agency Fitch Solutions says global investment of more than $21-billion toward the electric vehicle (EV) battery supply chain shows the urgency of market expansion. With Western Europe claiming the biggest share of investment, it reflects the focus on producing EVs in the region and the growing role of carmakers in the supply chain.

  • AFC Energy extends partnership with ABB, sets out to raise £35m
    by Marleny Arnoldi on April 16, 2021 at 9:28 am

    Aim-listed hydrogen technology developer AFC Energy has entered into a strategic partnership with technology group ABB regarding the development of electric vehicle (EV) charging systems. ABB is investing £3.25-million into AFC Energy, as a commitment to the international e-mobility market to set new standards in zero-emission high-power EV charging.

  • Sasol moving ahead with renewables procurement, green hydrogen goals
    by Creamer Media Reporter on April 16, 2021 at 8:05 am

      Creamer Media’s Chanel de Bruyn speaks to Engineering News Editor Terence Creamer about Sasol and Air Liquide’s plans to jointly procure renewable electricity and Sasol’s ambitions to shift to producing green hydrogen and powerfuels.  

  • Solar to offer relief for the grid
    by Nadine Ramdass on April 15, 2021 at 10:00 pm

    Southern Africa is familiar with low levels of electricity access and frequent electricity power cuts, owing to dilapidating infrastructure and its inadequacy to provide electricity in rural areas. However, using alternative and more affordable energy sources, such as solar, wind and waste-to-energy solutions, will enable rural communities to have access to electricity, says advisory firm Birguid’s associate and chief financial officer Kudzaishe Chivandire.