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A slow Q1 for African power generation growth

Net additions of on-grid generation capacity were at their lowest levels since 2011 in Q1 2019, according to African Energy Live Data.
Eskom Contractor Academy

Eskom Contractor Academy equips entrepreneurs within the energy space

The Eskom Contractor Academy recognises 14 budding entrepreneurs for having completed a gruelling academic programme in Cape Town.

Enel Foundation advise on sustainable green energy

Enel Foundation was recently invited to the third edition of the International Motorsports & Environment Workshop in Monaco.
Climate change bill

South Africa: Climate change bill incorporates Vision 2030

According to the minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Barbara Creecy, the second draft of the climate change bill, is currently being...
Feasibility study bids

Feasibility study bids sought for wind power project

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority invites consultancy companies to submit their feasibility study bids for the wind power generation project in Hatta.
smart

Ed’s Note: All things smart, big and small

Africa’s grid networks are not ready for anything ‘smart’, let alone the encroaching forces of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
carbon tax

Ghana rewards community efforts to reduce carbon emissions

Ghana ­­has signed a landmark agreement with the World Bank that rewards community efforts to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation.
charging app

New EV charging app for Enel X customers

Enel X has upgraded to a new EV charging app titled JuicePass from the X Recharge app, which will allow customers to charge both at home and at the office.
automation

Continuous filling of chunky sauces meets innovative automation

Pre-cooked sauces are convenient for the consumer but pose a challenge for bottlers and their machines and calls for innovative automation.
ICT

Inaugural Digital Economy Summit geared toward the rollout of 4IR

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, is expected to address the first Digital Economy Summit today at the Gallagher Convention Centre in the north of Johannesburg.

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