About Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo 2019

Venue: Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec Date: 21 - 23 May 2019 Website A showcase of South Africa's manufacturing capabilities. The Local Manufacturing Expo will showcase South Africa's manufacturing...

Loadshedding: prospects of economic recovery under pressure

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) has stressed the devastating effect that Eskom’s loadshedding, that has moved from stage 2, 4 and then 6, has had on the economy.

SA Energy Department announces energy supply action plan

South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has unveiled a series of interventions to address the country’s energy crisis, including steps to allow Independent Power Producers to enter the energy mix sooner.
time for action

Time for action as energy runs out

Now is the time for action as South Africans unite in their disappointment of being hit, yet again, by increasing stages of planned electricity outages.
Natural gas

Why mines should consider natural gas as an energy source

As the mining sector continuously strives to meet its growing energy demand, why is it that only 4% of South Africa’s total energy is sourced from natural gas?

Nigeria Electrification Project commissions first solar mini-grid

REA has facilitated the commissioning of a solar hybrid mini-grid power plant in Rokota Community, which falls under the Nigeria Electrification Project.

Stage 6 loadshedding-“no cause for alarm”

On Monday, South African power utility Eskom announced that it would be implementing Stage 6 loadshedding following a technical problem at the...
new Eskom CEO

Eskom must feed available power into the grid, says RE sector

As South Africa plunged into unprecedented Stage 6 power cuts for the first time, implemented by Eskom on 11 December, SAWEA calls for immediate release of available wind power into the national grid.
World Bank

World Bank takes a stance on Isimba hydropower project

The World Bank has approved a Management Action Plan, in response to complaints regarding the construction of Isimba Hydropower Project.

EU-funded project on Digital Global Biogas Cooperation kicks-off

The DiBiCoo project aims to support Europe's biogas and biomethane industry by preparing their technologies for export to developing and emerging countries.

The LHWP II is delayed, expensive and wastes water

Based on the current progress in the awarding of tenders for the LWHP II, the project is about eight years behind schedule to deliver water to Gauteng.

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