“Well intentioned” IPP investments MUST have real impact – expert

“Well intentioned” IPP investment in communities not enough; MUST have real impact, says expert at African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa 2019.
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Greenpeace Africa welcomes move by Energy Minister to boost rooftop solar

Greenpeace Africa supports South African Energy Minister Jeff Radebe's decision advising NERSA that it can consider granting licences to small-scale embedded generation projects with a combined capacity of 500MW.
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Op-Ed: A different view of accepted energy ‘facts’ in SA

In South Africa, one of the key national issues at present is the formulation of the national Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). Op-Ed by Dave Nicholls.

African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards: And the winners are…

Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Rwanda and South Africa win at African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards

Uber(ising) solar energy: It can be done, students show

Uber(ising) solar energy: It can be done, students show - The Initiate! Impact Challenge comes to African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa
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India: Auction cancellation of PV projects in need for policy re-thinking

The 1GW Gujarat Solar photovoltaic (PV) tender for Dholera Solar Park was recently undersubscribed by 700MW and received only two bids for a total of 300MW capacity, GlobalData reported.

Experts mull over Eskom’s future as South Africa awaits IRP

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa Day 1: Experts mull over Eskom’s future as South Africa awaits IRP
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Jeff Radebe on SA’s energy landscape

South African energy minister Jeff Radebe, has highlighted sub-saharan Africa as home to several of the world’s fastest growing economies, including the Top 10.
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UCT GSB professor joins global initiative to end energy poverty

A new Global Commission to End Energy Poverty will draw on the combined expertise of energy experts around the world to accelerate the UN's goal of universal electricity access by 2030.
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New whitepaper explores sub-Saharan Africa energy landscape

General Electric unveils a whitepaper on the eve of AUW titled Re-imagining the future of power in sub-Saharan Africa.

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