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Be warned: Cape Town’s prepaid electricity meters to go offline

The City of Cape Town will undertake “necessary maintenance” of prepaid electricity meters on Monday 20 January and warns residents to top up beforehand.

Efacec awarded EPC contract for 41MWp plant in Mozambique

Efacec was selected for the engineering, procurement and construction, and operations and maintenance of a 41MWp solar plant, located in Metoro, north of Mozambique.
Solar PV

Technical Systems Manager: Solar PV

Recruitment agency AltGen is looking for a Technical Manager who has 5+ years' experience with solar PV products – from inverters through to modules.
Climate Change

Op-Ed: Actions for South Africans to take to fight climate change

The words ‘climate change’ are known by 41% of South Africans, according to a recent August 2019 Afro barometer Survey, writes Nosiphelo Nikani.
Electrical Energy Consultant

Electrical Energy Consultant: Renewable Energy

AltGen is in search of an energetic Electrical Energy Consultant, who is driven to succeed and sees the value in growing their career within the industry.

Eskom: The likelihood of reaching Stage 8 of loadshedding is low

Responding to media reports, South Africa’s power utility Eskom has boldly stated that the likelihood of reaching Stage 8 of loadshedding is low.

Enel Green Power smashes renewable capacity records in 2019

Enel Green Power (EGP) has hit a new record in 2019 by building around 3,029MW of new renewable capacity globally, around 190MW more than it did in 2018.
Eskom Chairman Jabu Mabuza

Eskom chairman resigns as network stays constrained

Eskom Chairman Jabu Mabuza has taken accountability for the power utility's failure and tendered his resignation on Friday, 10 January 2020.

Eskom responds to bogus salary bonus weekend story

Eskom denies salary bonus claims reported by news outlets that it allegedly request R1.8bn from NERSA for performance bonuses up until 2022.
Gwede Mantashe

Mantashe pushes IRP agenda at IEA Coal 2019 Report

The IRP 2019 maintains room for additional capacity from coal-fired power plants through the inclusion of 750 MW in 2023 and 750...

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