Global connections

Energy technology solutions for Africa’s just energy transition

There is currently a global phenomenon of climate change due to increasing global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from extraction and combustion of fossil fuels indiscriminately in pursuit of economic growth and higher standards of living. Africa is endowed with fossil fuels, especially in the South and this has led to South Africa being the 12th largest GHG emitter in the world as well as the country that is responsible for significant exports of coal for global electricity production.

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Global Connections

Global Connections Section includes invited articles and interviews along with CIGRE articles to broaden global power system expertise. Invited authors and interviews approved by the Electra Editorial Board may express opinions solely their own.

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