The key to unlocking Africa’s renewable energy sector lies in industrial applications like mining. The unique, but demanding use case offers untapped potential for renewable energy and storage solutions.
The new generation of high power chargers allows compact designs for charging stations with small footprints and high efficiency. The higher power density facilitates the installation of fast chargers in high numbers. However, the increasing demand on power challenges available grid connections.
Brazil has an extensive track record in renewable energy generation and has, more recently, attracted international attention by its rapidly growing solar sector. In 2019 2 GW of new PV capacity have been connected to the grid and for coming years the outlook continues to be bright.
It is safe to say that the UAE has been the pioneer in the Middle East when it comes to transitioning to renewable energies. Solar PV is by far the leading technology with energy storage, energy efficiency and others only recently moving into the focus of planners as an integral part of sustainable…