Loan from BRICS bank on the cards for Eskom

President of the New Development Bank, K.V Kamath has revealed that the bank is considering lending a sum of $780 million to Eskom.
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China in for the long haul with fight against smog

China has reduced coal dependency by nearly 20% in the past year, however, the war on smog is getting harder, says environment minister.
coal production

India leading global coal production capacity

India, Indonesia and other countries are predicted to generate modest annual growth of 1.3% in coal production over the next four years.

Brazilian utility enters 2nd phase of grid modernisation initiative

In Brazil, utility RGE Sul is expanding the rollout of an IoT network supplied by Itron in the state of Rio Grande...
power generation

Saudi energy developer inks deals to advance power generation

ACWA Power has signed strategic deals with Silk Road Fund and Huawei for technological advancements of power generation and water desalination plants.
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China to take DERs to new heights – earth’s orbit

China is planning to solve the majority of challenges experienced in solar power, by taking clean power generation into orbit.

Indian city to reduce revenue loss by 50%

In India, Pune Municipal Corporation has secured two partnerships to implement its smart water metering initiative. The municipality is...

Pole-mounted storage adds resilience to India’s DER efforts

Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL) has joined forces with Norwegian power technology company, PIXII, to explore the use of distributed pole-mounted storage as...
energy efficient

Rail forms part of energy efficient modes of transport, says IEA

New report highlights rail systems being among the most energy efficient modes of transport for freight and passengers.
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Twitter chat between Gridless Africa & ESI Africa

Full transcript: Gridless Africa interviews ESI Africa's editor, Nicolette Pombo-van Zyl, to the trends and predictions for Africa's power and energy market in 2019.

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