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January 2015 | Billions for Africa’s energy

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To quickly turn on the light, boil water for tea in an instant or drill a hole in the wall – it is all completely a matter of course. Or is it? Everyone should really jump for joy whenever an electrical appliance makes his or her life a lot easier. In other regions, the helpers from the socket are not so readily available!

In Africa, probably not even 40 per cent of the inhabitants have regular access to electricity. A condition that needs to be changed. You can read in January’s next topic of the month, who is joining forces here and what could happen on the African Continent: Billions for Africa’s energy.

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Monthly topic: Billions for Africa’s energy
Industry news: Of ethernet solutions and cable gland systems
Düsseldorf CityTip: Dirty Dancing in the Capitol Theater

Topic of the Month

Billions for Africa’s energy

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In many African states, energy is a scarce resource. And the continent's energy demand will continue to rise, with experts anticipating that electricity requirements will increase by approximately 6% annually from around 600 terawatt hours in 2010 to more than 3,000 terawatt hours in 2040.

In order to even come close to covering these requirements, a significant expansion of power production capacities is essential. Numerous African countries are aware of the problem and are already investing huge amounts in expanding their energy sector or at least want to start doing so in the near future.

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Industry news

Of ethernet solutions and cable gland systems

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Düsseldorf CityTip

Dirty Dancing in the Capitol Theater

Scene from Dirty Dancing
Who doesn't know this story? The film Dirty Dancing inspired millions of young people in the 80s and also the musical about love and dance is highly appreciated: Dirty Dancing brings the summer of ‘63 at Kellerman’s holiday resort in the Catskills, New York, back to life. The shy Frances “Baby” Houseman is bored among all the adults vacationing with her parents until she meets and falls in love with the resort’s exciting dance instructor and show dancer, Johnny Castle. A rollercoaster ride of emotions ensues ...
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