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In this Issue:
Reuel Khoza, Chairman Globeleq
How energy investors in Africa try to overcome political obstacles
There may be more people without access to electricity in Africa in 2030 than now, says Reuel Khoza, Chairman of independent power producer Globeleq. Lack of political will is the basic problem. Nevertheless, Khoza remains upbeat about the prospects of bringing power to the continent. “Everyone is looking for opportunities. What we need now is planning on a regional basis.”
Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO Masdar
“We cannot continue to depend on fossil fuels”
Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO of Masdar, the renewable energy company and sustainable city in Abu Dhabi, looks ahead to the next decade. “We were blessed with fossil fuels. But renewable energy will increasingly be the future.”
European & Japanese multinationals are in!
FUEL CELLS not BATTERIES
So say car manufacturers
THE ENERGY FUTURE
according to ExxonMobil (and Donald Trump?)
largest drop on record
OFF-SHORE WIND BOOM
RES: INTEGRATION into GRID
David Kim, new Chair World Energy Council
“Energy companies must moving beyond the era of fossil fuels to keep up with disruptive changes”
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