India’s failed hybrid RE auction cause for concern

India’s auction for 1,200MW hybrid renewable energy projects suffered a major setback as bidders stayed away from the proceedings.
rural electrification

Uganda gains support to boost rural electrification

The Chinese government has given Uganda a loan worth $212 million to be disbursed towards boosting rural electrification.
South Africa

South Africa risks losing its strategic nuclear leading role

South Africa stands at the precipice of anonymity and risks losing its permanent seat at the IAEA Board of Governors, writes Gaopalelwe Santswere.
offshore wind energy

High voltage DC makes offshore wind power transmission possible

The need for utilities to understand the issues surrounding interconnection of remote resources – in particular offshore wind located out at sea or in...
Energy efficiency

China joins forces with IEA to boost its energy efficiency goals

The IEA and the People’s Republic of China have set a framework for collaboration on activities and projects to accelerate progress on energy efficiency, both in China and around the world.
Côte d’Ivoire

GO15 signs memorandum of understanding with Cigre

Global power energy players, GO15 and Cigre signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at GO15’s Annual Steering Board meeting in Milan, Italy. President of...
nuclear technology

Zuma Cabinet approved nuclear power deal in 2015, says Finance Minister

Testifying before a commission of inquiry into the state capture, South Africa’s Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene revealed that former President, Jacob Zuma and his...
South Africa

Brazilian natural gas industry is promising, states report

With domestic supply and demand expected to grow in the coming decades, the prospects for the natural gas industry in Brazil are promising. However, the...

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Advance your green energy status through solar PV hybrid systems

When your business cannot rely solely on a clean power source and where grid-connected power is not catering to your needs, addressing the challenge...

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