cybersecurity

Lack of investments in cybersecurity puts industries in a vulnerable position

The global cybersecurity spend in critical infrastructure is expected to reach $135 billion by 2024, states market intelligence firm ABI Research.
small hydro

Germany: 72% of power needs to be met by non-hydro by...

Coal-fired and nuclear plants are soon to be phased out from the grid in Germany, as non-hydropower resources are set to meet the country's energy needs.
European Commission

UK Climate Investments announces £14m clean power investment in SA

UK Climate Investments has announced a £14m agreement with H1 Holdings to support the development of 254MW of clean energy projects across South Africa.
Necsa board

Court finds the Radebe-appointed Necsa board, unlawful

The North Gauteng High Court declared that the appointment of the current Necsa board by former energy minister Jeff Radebe in December 2018 was unlawful.
virtual power plants

Sustainability drives the growth of virtual power plants

The global market for virtual power plants is expected to be worth $4.5 billion by 2024 according to new research conducted by BIS Research.
Micro-grid

Micro-grid companies combine resources to electrify Africans

PowerGen Renewable Energy has acquired Rafiki Power, which will enable the micro-grid companies to combine their efforts to electrifying Africans.
private equity

Private sector key to address Africa’s energy challenge

The private sector is a key solution provider to the energy challenge that faces Africa, says CEO of the South African Electrotechnical Council.
European Commission

African countries are reaping the benefits of AfDB $13bn investment

The AfDB has invested an estimated $13bn in Southern Africa since 2012, which is delivering strong results across countries, according to the Bank’s President.
Distribution automation

Distribution automation solutions market to grow by approximately 12%

The global market for distribution automation solutions is expected to grow by 11.69% between 2019 and 2023, this is according to research firm, Technavio.
tariff hike

City of Tshwane tariff hike approved by Nersa

The decision follows on the regulator’s public hearing into the City’s 13.07% tariff application and restructuring of its tariffs that was held in July.

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