Transmission and Distribution

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Burkina Faso: Gov seeks to construct transmission lines

The government of Burkina Faso is inviting qualified bidders to carry out the following works; Lot 1: Construction of the 225kV line Pâ-Diébougou and Lot 2: Construction of the 225kV Ziniaré - Kaya line.
East Africa

Eskom elaborates on its request for 15% increase

Eskom executives present their case to stakeholders attending the Cape Town leg of the public hearings undertaken by the regulator.

Transformer vandals to serve 18 years

On Friday, two suspects found guilty of vandalising assets belonging to Kenya's state-owned power utility Kenya Power were sentenced to a combined...
Eskom price hike

Have your say on Eskom’s price hike

Eskom price hike Nersa hearings commence today in Cape Town.
TANESCO

Tanzanian gas supplier secures deal with TPDC and TANESCO

PanAfrican Energy Tanzania has signed a short-term sales agreement with the TPDC and TANESCO for the immediate supply of gas.

Ghana could benefit from a third Power Compact

The CEO of MiDA, Martin Eson-Benjamin announced that Ghana has been nominated for a third Power Compact under the Millennium Challenge Account.

IRENA Director-General given honorary title

The IRENA Assembly has recently accorded the current Director-General Adnan Z. Amin with the honorary title of Director-General Emeritus, at the conclusion...
Eskom

Eskom crisis task team member resigns

The Eskom crisis task team has lost another member, Sy Gourrah‚ general manager of Actom Power Systems‚ who confirmed her resignation on Thursday.

Zimbabwe: ZESA officials face criminal charges

Former energy and power development minister, along with two ZESA officials on Tuesday appeared in court – facing charges of criminal abuse of office.
transmission infrastructure

Senelec seeks automation distribution telecom devices

Senegal’s power utility, Senelec, solicits closed bids from eligible bidders for; Lot 1: Automation of distribution by remote control of cutting equipment and Lot 2: Reinforcement of the west lantern network.

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