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Consortium to aid Eskom through a loan facility

South Africa's electricity parastal, Eskom, has concluded a credit facility valued at R15 billion with a consortium of local and international banks. 
Nigeria's power industry

Liquidity challenge threatens Nigeria’s power industry

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has pointed out that financial viability is threatening the sustainability of the country's power industry.

Will Ramaphosa’s SONA unbundle Eskom?

The Minerals Council speculates on South Africa's president using the SONA on February 7 to motivate for the unbundle of Eskom into three entities.
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Industry experts to share the latest updates in Cape Town

African Utility Week returns to Cape Town in May with latest updates and success stories in power, energy and water.

Mining sector approves of Eskom unbundling

Pravin Gordhan has stated that government will soon have to discuss whether to unbundle Eskom in order to make it financially viable.
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Unbundling Eskom into three entities is inevitable

Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan says the unbundling of Eskom into generation, transmission and distribution, will be debated soon.
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Twitter chat between Gridless Africa & ESI Africa

Full transcript: Gridless Africa interviews ESI Africa's editor, Nicolette Pombo-van Zyl, to the trends and predictions for Africa's power and energy market in 2019.

Ed’s Note | The time for globalisation is now 

The need for reinvention is due to the energy revolution, which is upon us and exerting its forces from inside and outside the energy system.
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ESI Insights #15: The World Economic Forum fights Climate Change

In this week’s episode we take a closer look at the main topics uncovered in Davos around fighting climate change and the...
Yellow Door Energy

IFC invests $19m in equity in Yellow Door Energy

IFC and AMC are investing $19 million in equity in Yellow Door Energy to support the deployment of solar-power solutions to commercial and industrial customers in Jordan, UAE, and beyond.

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