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Necsa

Dismissed Necsa board members fire back

Three dismissed Necsa board members to stand their ground in the High Court amidst claims of insubordination by the energy minister.

IRENA Director-General given honorary title

The IRENA Assembly has recently accorded the current Director-General Adnan Z. Amin with the honorary title of Director-General Emeritus, at the conclusion...
Eskom

Eskom elaborates on its request for 15% increase

Eskom executives present their case to stakeholders attending the Cape Town leg of the public hearings undertaken by the regulator.

Transformer vandals to serve 18 years

On Friday, two suspects found guilty of vandalising assets belonging to Kenya's state-owned power utility Kenya Power were sentenced to a combined...

IRENA/ADFD Project Facility backs West Africa renewables drive

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have announced the selection of renewable energy projects in...
World Bank

World Bank Group’s President role now open for applications

The World Bank board of executive directors recently met to discuss the selection process for the next President of the World Bank Group.
Eskom

Eskom crisis task team member resigns

The Eskom crisis task team has lost another member, Sy Gourrah‚ general manager of Actom Power Systems‚ who confirmed her resignation on Thursday.
solar electrical equipment

World Bank, Pakistan ink $100m solar deal

On Wednesday, the World Bank and the government of Pakistan signed a $100 million agreement for the development of the Sindh Solar...
investment

Proof that Africa holds the world’s energy investment inventory

Elsewedy Electric has taken stock of sector reforms and government programmes that are set to facilitate investment in African countries.

World Bank: President Kim to join private sector

With three years left of his tenure, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim has announced that he will be stepping down from...

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