Transmission and Distribution

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World Bank

World Bank debars Chinese tech firm linked to fraudulent practices

The World Bank has debarred ZTT in connection with fraudulent practices under the Lusaka Transmission and Distribution Rehabilitation Project in Zambia.
register your solar pv

Poll: Have you registered your solar PV system?

Take the vote and express your feelings on having to register your solar PV system in the City of Cape Town or face a fine.
solar

Cameroon tender: SONATREL seeks bidders to execute SCADA

Deadline date 06 June 2019 The General Manager of the National Electricity Transmission Company (SONATREL) solicits closed bids from...
register solar PV

Register your solar PV system before 31 May 2019, warns City...

In an effort to pre-empt national legislation, the City of Cape Town has issued a notice requiring registration of solar PV systems before 31 May 2019.
Zambian households

Nations falling short on meeting SDGs for 2030 on energy access

The world is falling short of meeting the global energy targets set in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.
SONATREL

Burkina Faso: Tender for rural electrification networks

The government of Burkina Faso now invites eligible consaltants for the for the realisation of rural electrification networks.
Smart charging

The impact of smart charging for EVs

Smart charging means adapting the charging cycle of EVs to both the conditions of the power system and the needs of vehicle users.
video

Nuclear is part of South Africa’s energy mix, states Minister Jeff...

Watch the video interview with South Africa's minister of energy, Jeff Radebe, as he answers the question of new nuclear build within the energy mix.
video

Day 2 Highlights: African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa 2019

As Thursday marks the last day of African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa, lets take a closer look at how day two...
video

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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