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Eskom

Eskom will release its integrated long-term strategy in November

Post the Board’s appointment, the Eskom management team presented the Strategy Journey map to the Board in March 2018 after which work commenced on...
PPP

Tunisia in partnership with IFC organise PPP forum

A number of projects that could be implemented using PPP were presented and discussed in special workshops during a high-level forum in Tunis, including...
DEWA

DEWA to use autonomous systems for renewable energy and storage

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has formed a strategic partnership with Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research (BAIR) Lab, in bids to supporting the...
IPPs

Zimbabwean IPPs seek licenses to produce electricity

Zimbabwean-based Independent Power Producers (IPPs) have requested that the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) award them independent licenses to produce their own energy. According to...
South Africa

Stimulating the opportunity pipeline in South Africa

In an ESI Africa exclusive interview, Sholto Dolamo, head of resources at Public Investment Corporation, explains that venture capital in South Africa is lacking. In...

Nigeria: Gov gazette the approved gas flaring regulation

The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the new regulation on gas flaring, and as such the law has been gazetted. Titled Flare Gas...
awards

Awards banquet, CEO think tank highlight global mega trends

The 10th annual Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) African Best Practices Awards hosted by Frost & Sullivan, in partnership with the Public Investment Corporation...
CEOG

CEOG scores new equity partner, Meridiam

The CEOG (Centrale Électrique de l'Ouest Guyanais) project in French Guiana has a new equity partner in Meridiam, a long-term investor whose Transition Fund...
coal stockpiles

South Africa: Eskom reports low coal stockpiles

Eskom’s spokesperson, Khulu Phasiwe, confirmed on Monday that the power utility is running low on coal supplies adding that some power plants have less...
African Domestic Bond Fund

AfDB, Mauritius Commercial Bank launch African Domestic Bond Fund

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Mauritius Commercial Bank Group (MCB) have launched the African Domestic Bond Fund (ADBF) ahead of its listing on...

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