Business & Strategy

Natural Gas Is Key to a Just African Energy Transition

It would be an understatement to say Tanzania’s Songo Songo gas field has been good for the country and its citizens. Since 2004, the project’s output has been put to work to benefit the Tanzanian economy, its domestic energy supply, energy costs, employment numbers, and the environment. With wells and a processing plant on Songo […]
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Whose ‘moment of truth’?

Vienna, Austria, 27 November 2023--Last week, the International Energy Agency (IEA) in its report ‘The Oil and Gas Industry in Net Zero Transitions’ stated that the oil and gas industry faces a ‘moment of truth’. The industry has been told that it must “choose between fueling the climate crisis or embracing the shift to clean energy”, against the backdrop of the IEA’s proposed normative net-zero scenario.
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Fostering Connections and Driving Investment: AEC Hosts High Commissioners and Ambassadors Reception in Pretoria

As global demand continues to grow and African countries seek to unlock new investment in untapped energy resources, the African Energy Chamber (AEC) – serving as the voice of the African energy sector – is committed to facilitating engagement between governments, industry players, and capital and technology providers. On Thursday, the AEC hosted a High […]
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Aligning Policy with Sustainability: AFREC’s Rashid Ali Abdallah Joins Africa’s Biggest Energy Event, AEW 2023

Rashid Ali Abdallah, Executive Director of the African Energy Commission, will drive discussions at African Energy Week 2023 on the role of energy policies and sustainability. Africa’s energy sector is at a critical juncture. As global pressures mount to transition to a cleaner energy future, countries across the continent are calling for increased investments in […]
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CNBC Africa Joins AEW 2023 as Official Media Partner

The global media outlet has partnered with the African Energy Week conference and exhibition, and will be providing real-time coverage of the event this October.  The African Energy Week (AEW) conference and exhibition returns to Cape Town from October 16-20 under the theme, ‘The African Energy Renaissance: Prioritizing Energy Poverty, People, the Planet, Industrialization and […]
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