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Digital Energy Festival week 2: From solar to nuclear

The Digital Energy Festival for Africa’s second week saw engaging discussions continue on widely differing topics, from solar to nuclear to hydropower – proving that the six-week-long online event is an all-encompassing energy content tour de force.

Programme highlights from last week included:

Winners of AFSIA Solar Awards announced.
The inaugural Africa Solar Industry Association (AFSIA) Solar Awards, organised in partnership with the Africa Energy Forum (aef), culminated in a grand show streamed online, during which the winners of 15 categories were unveiled and celebrated.

Digital Energy Festival for Africa on continent’s ‘staggering’ hydropower potential.
Hydropower plays a key role in all of the African Development Bank’s High 5 priority areas that are intended to support the continent’s achievement of the UN Sustainability Goals. This is according to Batchi Baldeh, Director Power Systems Development at the AfDB, who took part in a live discussion presented by the Africa Energy Forum on “Overcoming Development and Environmental challenges to unlock Hydropower’s Potential in Africa,” as part of the current Digital Energy Festival for Africa

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Source: EsiAfrica

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