Power Africa employs a transaction-centered approach to directly address the constraints to project development and investment in sub-Saharan Africa's energy sector. The model is part of President Obama's new approach to development, which builds local capacity and supports innovative ways to make traditional assistance programs more effective and sustainable.
The Ministry of Mines and Energy is the policy formulator and inductor and supervising the implementation of these policies in the following areas: geology, mineral and energy resources; use of hydraulic energy; mining and metallurgy; and oil, fuel and electricity, including nuclear.
We are a non-ministerial government department and an independent National Regulatory Authority, recognised by EU Directives. Our principal objective when carrying out our functions is to protect the interests of existing and future electricity and gas consumers.
The Hornsdale Power Reserve is the world s largest lithium-ion battery which is helping to manage summertime peak load, reduce intermittencies and improve the security of South Australia s electrical infrastructure.
With signs of increasing international cooperation on climate change, including the Biden Administration’s commitment to halve America’s net greenhouse gas pollution by 2030, we may finally see new levels of momentum for transnational or cross-border renewable energy projects, which the United Nations has cited as required for the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy.