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.
Blockchain technology

World Bank partnership raise additional funds using blockchain

The World Bank and partners have raised an additional $34 million for its Kangaroo bond due August 2020, using blockchain technology.
rotational loadshedding

Ekurhuleni: Reported faults not on Eskom’s watch, says parastatal

Eskom announced that it is distancing itself from the power outages that left several suburbs in Ekurhuleni without electricity supply.

São Tomé and Principe sign MoU for Lusophone Compact

São Tomé and Principe signed a country-specific MoU for the implementation of the Lusophone Compact aimed at sustainable, diversified private sector growth.
Zambia

Zambia teams up with US company for large-scale hybrid project

A Zambian energy solutions company will embark on a feasibility study for a 150MW wind, solar and energy storage hybrid power project in north of the country.
energy transition

What are the factors driving the energy transition?

The results of a survey conducted by Black & Veatch to understand what is driving the energy transition in the power utilities, reveal a number of factors.
entrepreneurship

Global power demand to climb to 62% by 2050

Bloomberg NEF’s New Energy Outlook report predicts that global power demand will grow by 62% between now and 2050, equating to 1.5% a year.
innovative solar subsidy

Egyptian company to build solar PV plants in select African countries

Egypt's Arab Industrialization Organization plans to build solar power plants in seven African countries with capacities ranging from 2 to 4MW.

Road infrastructure for Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority has awarded two separate contracts for the construction of the Polihali Western Access Road Joint Venture and Rumdel/AC JV respectively.
Necsa board

Disciplinary hearing scheduled for suspended Necsa legal officer

The Necsa Board has instituted disciplinary action against its suspended chief legal officer on the eve of his urgent Labour Court application.

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