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  • Middle East

    “…The siesto, or afternoon’s nap of Italy, my most dear and reverend Father, would not have alarmed you so much, if you had recollected, that when we are at Rome, we should do as the Romans do.”- Interesting Letters of Pope Clement XIV, 1777 ...

  • ITWEBSS2019

    ITWEBSS2019

    This year I went to the IT Web Security Summit 2019 #ITWebSS2019 which was hosted by CISCO, but it was slightly different going in as a Delegate over being a Keynote Speaker.It was a lot more fun to say the least,...

  • Plan your work an work your plan!

    The fear of being average

    As a recruiter, my job description is to match exceptional professionals to opportunities that align with their career path and ambitions.When you break it down though, what we “pesky recruiters” really do goes beyond that in many ways...

  • Plan your work an work your plan!

    Plan your work and work your plan!

    Let’s set the scene: It’s Sunday evening and you had an eventful weekend, so you decide to binge your favorite series in the hope that everything you need to make Monday a success is done and dusted....

  • Clicking Accept To Connect!

    Clicking Accept To Connect

    We have all heard the old saying “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”.This is something that should still apply today. We have all heard the old saying “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”.This is something that should still apply today. My experience as a recruitment specialist has taught me ...

  • But first…CV!

    But first…CV!

    For my very first TechStream/EarthStream blog I decided to take it back to basics and delve into the “etiquette” of CV writing and formatting.For my very first TechStream/EarthStream blog I decided to take it back to basics and delve into the “etiquette” of CV writing and formatting. ...

  • Hiring Mistakes

    Common mistakes in Hiring

    Hey, we all make mistakes, right? We are all human after all…Unless your name is Sophia (the first humanoid) and you struggle to gain eye contact. If you are running a tight ship and need that ideal professional to add value to your already amazing team you have been shaping over several months,...

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    Global Market Insights looks at how efforts by governments, utilities and corporates to meet decarbonisation and carbon emission reduction goals will impact on the solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) market. The research firm projects that the solar EPC market will exceed an annual installation of 100 GW by the year 2025. The a...

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    The cost of water production is set to be reduced, thanks to the region’s efforts to integrate renewable energy into water desalination processes. The region is dependent on desalination for its potable water and has a total water production capacity of 470 million gallons per day (MIGD), but the process is energy-intensive. Dubai Electricity an...

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    Vattenfall and Siemens Gamesa are joining forces to deploy the newest available offshore wind power turbine (10 MW) in the North Sea. The plan is to install 76 of these powerful turbines in the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 wind farm off the Dutch coast. If Vattenfall is awarded the tender to build Hollandse Kust Zuid 3&4, the turbines may be installe...

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    Global Market Insights has issued a new whitepaper analysing the top eight trends shaping the global solar pv market in 2019. The research firm says a total of 34GW of global PV installations will be completed in the fourth quarter of 2019 alone, exceeding the current quarterly installation record of 28GW set in the final quarter of 2018. Learn ...

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    A consortium led by Engie has won a bidding process in Brazil to acquire the country's largest natural gas transmission firm Transportadora Associada de Gás S.A. (TAG). Engie and its partners are acquiring a 90% stake in TAG for $8.6 billion. Engie alone will own 49.3% stake in TAG. TAG assets consists of 4,500 kilometers of gas pipelines, which...

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    The increased use of renewable energy, combined with intensified electrification, could prove decisive for the world to meet key climate goals by 2050. This is according to a study by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), which highlights that immediately deployable, cost-effective options for countries could fulfil climate commitme...

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    Is hydropower a viable option to support mining operations’ energy needs? Whether pumped hydroelectric, run-of-river, or small hydropower systems there is a growing need to use Africa’s vast hydro potential to boost the reliability of power in remote areas, and specifically for the mining industry. The potential is there, however, it’s not witho...

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    Amazon has announced that it will purchase wind power generated by three wind farms in Ireland, Sweden and the US as part of its long-term goal to power all Amazon Web Services global infrastructure with renewable energy. According to e-commerce firm, these projects will deliver wind-generated energy that will total over 229MW of power, with an ...

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    The market outlook for global wind energy is estimated at 300GW of new capacity being added by 2025. Take a look at what is behind this anticipated growth by watching the video on ESI Africa here. To watch more videos click here.

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    We look at the world’s top utility companies and how they have invested in the top technologies or business cases in the energy transition. Based purely on market value, the majority of the world’s biggest utility companies are based in the US and Europe. Highest ranked is US utility Duke Energy, with a customer base of 7.7 million electric and ...