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Renewed impetus in renewable energy journey

The signing of 27 Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) in April, worth R56 billion has resolved the lengthy renewable energy impasse in South Africa and...

How to curb water wastage amid drought

Mthokozisi Ncube, Water Specialist at the Development Bank of Southern Africa shares his expert opinion on the City of Cape Town’s Day Zero predicament...

Mozambique requires services to strengthen grid infrastruture

The government of Mozambique has applied for the grant financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Power Efficiency and Reliability Improvement Project...

SA youth shine at US Intel International Science Fair

Nine outstanding young South African scientists were selected to travel to Pittsburgh, USA to represent South Africa and their projects at the INTEL International...

Pending business risk for all users of STS meters

The Standard Transfer Specification (STS) Association has issued an important notice to all users of STS meters – The token identifiers (TID) used to...

Nuclear power won’t be silenced

As a believer in the energy mix, the Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa (NIASA) has never been opposed to renewables and our official...
intelligence

Shared intelligence: Secure your utility’s back door

No utility is safe from the threat of cyber-attacks but all utilities, even in Africa, will benefit from sharing cybersecurity intelligence, writes AUTC Cybersecurity...

NERSA withdraws its draft for small-scale embedded generation rules

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has welcomed the decision by NERSA to withdraw the proposed rules to govern the registration of Small-Scale Embedded...

Western Cape and Quebec to open markets for green economy players

GreenCape and Écotech Québec, Canada’s cleantech cluster organisation, signed a framework collaboration agreement during the 9th Regional Leaders Summit, in Quebec City, Canada to...
Water

Environmental activists call for a “rational and lawful” IRP

The Life After Coal (LAC) Campaign and Greenpeace Africa believe that human rights - specifically the right to a healthy environment and to water...

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