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Eskom offers voluntary separation packages to senior employees

Eskom says the process of voluntary seperation packages will be implemented during March and April 2020. "There will be no forced retrenchments."

Trade union oppose plans to finance Eskom with pension fund

South African trade union Solidarity says it has started a legal process to stop plans to financing Eskom from the Government Employees Pension Fund.
STEM careers

GE highlights the need of mentorship for women in STEM careers

General Electric hosted a roundtable for female students from the INPHB in Côte d'Ivoire, highlighting the need of mentorship for women in STEM careers.
specialised transformers

Specialised transformers supplied to solar PV project in South Africa

In South Africa, Zest WEG’s local manufacturing facility supplied 36 specialised photovoltaic transformers to a solar power plant in the Northern Cape.
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Djibouti secures first renewables project: 60MW wind farm

Landmark investment secured for the construction and operation of a 60MW wind farm in the Ghoubet area, near Lake Assal in Djibouti.
intra-African remittances

Intra-African remittance market set to soar in 2020

As the ACFTA fuels easier intra-continental movement, money transfer company WorldRemit predicts that 2020 will see increased intra-African remittances.

Nigeria gains USTDA’s support for a 1,350MW gas-to-power plant

“This USTDA feasibility study will provide the informed analysis needed to address critical energy generation in Nigeria,” said Thomas R. Hardy, USTDA’s Acting Director.
solar pv

South Africa approves new standards for embedded generation

The SABS has approved commercial installation standards up to 1MW for the safe operation of embedded generation for consumers, installers and grid operators.
nuclear security

Over 140 countries commit to enhancing global nuclear security

Over 140 countries have adopted a declaration at the IAEA conference to enhance global nuclear security and counter the threat of nuclear terrorism.

Burundi: Evolution II Fund closes equity investment

Evolution II Fund has closed an equity investment and construction bridge loan in Gigawatt Global’s 7.5MW solar PV project in Burundi.

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