The New Mozambican Electricity Law

The long-awaited reform of Mozambique’s electricity law has reached the statute books this winter in Maputo (summer if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere), with the enactment of Law 12/2022 of 11 July (the New Electricity Law).  It is early to know how impactful the changes it brings will be.  Its detractors may say that the … Read more

GREEN ENERGY IN AFRICA: ACCELERATING ENERGY TRANSITIONS ACROSS THE CONTINENT

Author: Rebecca Major The following article was first published by Jeune Afrique in The Africa Report (N° 116, July-August-September 2021) International investors need to reduce their carbon footprint globally and are being pushed by market forces, legislators, courts and shareholders to do so. Africa needs an “energy progression” as well as an “energy transition”. In … Read more

SOUTH AFRICA’S TRANSITION TO ELECTROMOBILITY : A ZERO SUM GAME

On 18 May 2021, South Africa’s Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) published its initial discussion paper on the country’s transition to electric vehicles (EVs). The Auto Green Paper was published in response to the submissions which the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition received from South Africa’s major motor vehicle manufacturers following his … Read more

The Future of Africa’s Energy Transition

We were delighted to host our live webinar on Africa Day on the topic of the Future of Africa’s Energy Transition. Journalist and BBC presenter, Lerato Mbele moderated the discussion between Ashwin West, Investment Director at African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), Wandile Mamba, Investment Manager – Infrastructure and Climate Project Finance at the CDC Group, along with … Read more