AfDB, UNIDO sign MoU to boost Africa’s industrialisation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday, to step up...
skills

AfDB: Korea is a model for Africa’s industrialisation

The 53rd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) opened in Busan, Korea, kicked-off with a call on African governments to create the...
electricity tariffs

Should governments subsidise tariffs?

Cost-reflective tariffs are an on-going, much talked about topic but why do they continue to be problematic and what are the possible solutions? Daniel Njoroge Butti, energy economist lecturer at Karatina University, a public university in Kenya, explores this trending topic.
solar PV hybrid systems

NERSA withdraws its draft for small-scale embedded generation rules

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has welcomed the decision by NERSA to withdraw the proposed rules to govern the registration of Small-Scale Embedded...
nuclear technology

Nuclear energy is the future for Nigeria, says expert

The President, Chairman and CEO of the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission, Simon Pesco Mallam, has stated that the west African country has every intention to...

Western Cape and Quebec to open markets for green economy players

GreenCape and Écotech Québec, Canada’s cleantech cluster organisation, signed a framework collaboration agreement during the 9th Regional Leaders Summit, in Quebec City, Canada to...

India is ready to do business with Africa

“Indian utility vendors and services will find a huge market and scope in Africa, especially in South Africa’s energy sector,” says Dr Rajeev Singh,...

Power Africa launches Power Project Procurement handbook

Power Africa, co-hosted with Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, launched its fourth ‘Understanding’ handbook at the African Utility Week in Cape Town – Understanding Power Project Procurement....
metering

MAPs and discos can solve the metering gap

Dr Jamil Gwamna, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Kano Electricity Distribution Company, thinks that the solutions to customer metering challenges in the Nigerian electricity supply industry are close at hand.
Water

‘Water must be paid for’ should become 11th commandment

If ever there is an eleventh commandment, it should be “water must be paid for”, delegates were told on the last day of the...

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