Research and Development

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LNG

S.Africa: gas developments to employ advanced technologies

Signing the agreement yesterday was South African oil and gas firm, PetroSA and geological exploration company of the Russian Federation, Rosgeo. Rosgeo's CEO Roman Panov,...
Mbae Ariel Mutegi

Tanzania opens bidding for Rufiji Hydropower project

The Tanzanian Ministry of Energy and Minerals has opened the tender process for the construction of the Rufiji Hydropower project, the Citizen reported. The project...
LNG

Nigerian consortium unveils Africa’s first mini LNG project

A joint venture comprising of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (TEPNG), has signed an agreement with the...
Umhlathuze Local Municipality

AfDB selects South Africa as regional host country

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, and the South African finance minister, Malusi Gigaba, recently signed an agreement for the...

Nigerian gov looks into ancillary meter supply industry

The Nigerian minister of power, works, and housing, Babatunde Fashola, announced that government supports the take-off of an ancillary electricity meter supply industry with...
Power

Eskom Science Expo attracts innovation

The Bojanala Regional Eskom Expo for Young Scientists has created a platform for youth to showcase their innovations, one being from Young scientist Phemelo...
energy minister

Nigeria: Fashola unveils mini-grid regulations

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has launched the country's mini-grid regulations. According to the Guardian, the minister tabled the details of...
Battery storage technology

Eskom Expo for Young Scientists welcomes new entrants

On Friday, South African state-owned power utility Eskom, proudly announced that this year’s Eskom Expo for Young Scientists had 10 entrants that had never...
educational programmes

NAPTIN accesses $15.4m fund to train African utilities

NAPTIN, through APUA’s endorsement, is now an admitted member of the African Network of Excellence in Electricity (ANCEE) and as a Centre of Excellence...

Hyperscale computing set to succeed across Africa

On Thursday, the South African-based hyperscale computing firm launched its Riverfields Hyperscale Centre, located east of Johannesburg. Featuring over 24MW of power and 6,000m² of...

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