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Eskom recovers R5m worth of stolen copper cables

Eskom has recovered R5 million worth of stolen Eskom infrastructure, including aluminium and copper cables in Muldersdrift, Johannesburg. Following the recovery, a suspect has been arrested for...

S.Africa: Central Energy Fund signs 100MW CSP deal

The Central Energy Fund of South Africa and ACWA Power have entered into a cooperation agreement to co-invest in renewable energy projects the first...
Nyamezela

Ground rules to establishing a smarter grid

The technical challenges of managing a smart grid and ensuring that no kWh is wasted starts with utilities, the private sector and municipal departments...
Water

South African research council looks into forest-water relations

With increasing water scarcity challenges globally, the role of trees and forests in the water cycle is at least as important as their role...
Procurement

Find your way around the procurement process

Running in conjunction with the 3rd Annual Smart Procurement World Conference in KwaZulu-Natal, the Enterprise & Supplier Development Expo offers buyers and suppliers an...
Gen-X Nelson Mandela

Gen-X Theatre raises hope on Nelson Mandela Day

In honour of Nelson Mandela Day (18 July), South African students have an opportunity to showcase their work and engage with leaders in the...
metering

Bi-directional metering an option to strengthen grid readiness

Bruce Raw, CSO at GreenCape, discusses the future of bi-directional metering in South Africa and the readiness of our grid to incorporate renewable energy...

Zambia obtains $50m to advance its renewable energy programme

Facing a serious electricity supply deficit due to recent droughts, Zambia’s government launched the Renewable Energy Feed-in-Tariff (REFiT) policy in 2017 to crowd in...

Diversification of South Africa’s energy supply continues

Standard Bank has closed four projects under the latest round of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme, (REIPPPP), making it the...

Update: Eskom Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries project

Bushveld Minerals, an integrated primary vanadium producer, has received delivery of the first vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) from UniEnergy Technologies in South Africa. This...

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