Transmission and Distribution

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POWER ALERT: Human Rights day loadshedding

South Africans will experience power outages on Human Rights day as Eskom implements Stage 4 rotational loadshedding due to a loss in capacity.
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300MW wind farm on the cards for Tanzania

Windlab Africa is set to construct the Miombo Hewani wind farm in southwest Tanzania, after having received an investment of $10 million.
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Eskom’s poor maintenance plan has led to loadshedding

For weeks now South Africans have been experiencing loadshedding, which the power utility blames on shortage of capacity among other given reasons.
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Ed’s Note | As darkness falls across the land…

Eskom Loadshedding is having a significant economic and social-psychological toll on South Africans, and everyone is looking for answers.
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POWER ALERT: Eskom continues with loadshedding

Power alert: Stage 4 loadshedding implemented but Eskom states that technicians are working around the clock to return generation units to the network.
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Natural gas-fired power takes shape in Nigeria

A Nigerian 550MW gas-to-power facility is set to become one of the world’s lowest cost natural gas-fired plants with a price tag of approximately $600m.
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ESI Poll: What to prioritise to overcome loadshedding?

ESI Poll: What should South Africa prioritise to overcome loadshedding? Tell us what you’d advise the Minister, Eskom, and the Presidency.
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Options to consider to survive loadshedding

Loadshedding is becoming a daily reality in South Africa, and is not only affecting businesses and essential services, but households as well.
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POWER ALERT: Eskom to continue with loadshedding this week

Due to a loss in capacity, Eskom will implement rotational loadshedding this week starting on Monday, 18 March from 09h00 to 23h00.
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Op-ed: Insights into challenges surrounding energy projects in Africa

Land rights, political instability and corruption are among the challenges that delay the development of energy projects across Africa.

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