electricity access

Waste heat: an untapped energy source in Europe

In an innovative circular economy move, an EU funded programme aims to capture the power of waste heat from Europe’s towns and cities.
world economic forum on africa

Construction of desalination plant result in dispute in Cape Town

The Cape Town City Council is caught in a legal battle with Quality Filtration Systems regarding the Waterfront desalination plant.
tech

Proposed solutions to curb South Africa’s water crisis

South Africa’s water sector is in a dire state, but the solutions to the country's water crisis are readily available, states experts.

Uganda to install a comprehensive fleet management solution

A Ugandan water service provider commissioned a South African fleet and mobile asset management company to securely provide water to various sectors.
loadshedding

Lesotho: World Bank financing to provide improved water supply

Up to 115,000 Basotho and businesses in the Lesotho Lowlands will have access to improved water as a result of $78m financing from the IDA for the country’s water supply scheme.

Namibia installs clean-powered desalination system

Namibia has inaugurated its first ever fully solar-powered seawater desalination system, moving closer to achieve its efforts in becoming self-sustaining. 
climate change

Ed’s Note: Radical thinking can redirect the climate change narrative

It’s no longer possible to talk about power and energy without alluding to climate change in some way writes ESI Africa editor Nicolette Pombo-van Zyl.
Water

Young water warriors from South Africa head to Sweden

Two learners, Kiara Chetty and Calden Gounden, will represent South Africa in Stockholm at the Annual Stockholm Junior Youth Water Prize (SJWP) in August.
Nordic countries

Nordic countries bolster partnerships in African energy, water markets

Over a period spanning more than two decades, the Nordic countries – Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden – have developed viable and innovative energy...
smart water solutions

Rosatom presents smart water solutions for South Africa

Speaking at the technical hub at African Utility Week in Cape Town, Andrei Grinevich, head of international affairs of “Rusatom Smart Utilities” highlighted the...

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