coal sector

China in for the long haul with fight against smog

China has reduced coal dependency by nearly 20% in the past year, however, the war on smog is getting harder, says environment minister.
Eskom loadshedding

POWER ALERT: Stage 2 rotational loadshedding

POWER ALERT: Eskom will implement Stage 2 rotational loadshedding from 08h00 on Friday, 15 March, which is likely to continue until 23h00.
hydropower

WEBINAR | Can hydro power mines?

Webinar: Join our guest speakers as they unpack how Africa's hydro resources can be used as a viable option to support mining operations’ energy needs?
Kikagati hydropower

Uganda: $27m approved for Kikagati hydropower plant

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund has approved $27 million loan to aid the construction of a 14MW Kikagati hydropower station in Uganda.
solar projects

Global solar PV capacity set to soar – Goldman Sachs

US bank Goldman Sachs has reported that global utility-scale solar power capacity is expected to grow by double digits in 2019 and 2020, driven by growth in the US, Middle East, and China markets.
Switchgear

Technical experts galvanise switchgear development

ACTOM MV Switchgear, a division of ACTOM, has developed a new bolted and riveted design of housing assembly for its modernised SBV4E switchgear.

Kenyan President signs three bills into law

Kenyan President signed three bills into law; The Urban Areas and Cities (Amendment) Bill 2017, The Petroleum Bill 2017 and the Energy Bill 2017.
Eskom

Eskom risk losing power generation contract

The Ugandan government is reviewing the terms of the power generation contract it entered with South African power company, Eskom, over 10 years ago.
Wind turbines

At great heights: Optimising wind turbines

Understanding the scope of wind turbine blade damage is the first step to preventing it. In order to...

Renewable energy under investigation for Prieska Zinc Copper Project

Cape Town-based juwi Renewable Energies, has entered into a collaboration agreement with a subsidiary of Orion Minerals Limited to investigate renewable energy...

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