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coal stockpiles

Coal projects underway for lrish IPP

On Monday, Kibo Energy head announced to stakeholders that effortson fast-tracking the remaining technical work to complete an integrated bankable feasibility study...
Eskom

Eskom crisis task team member resigns

The Eskom crisis task team has lost another member, Sy Gourrah‚ general manager of Actom Power Systems‚ who confirmed her resignation on Thursday.

Zimbabwe: ZESA officials face criminal charges

Former energy and power development minister, along with two ZESA officials on Tuesday appeared in court – facing charges of criminal abuse of office.
Eskom

Thousands of job cuts looming at Eskom

In bids to cutting costs, South Africa's power utility, Eskom, could extend its strategy of trimming top executive positions to include lower ranking managers and finally the general workforce.
loadshedding

Under pressure: How to cope with holiday loadshedding

This year, your holiday itinerary will look slightly different as loadshedding and water restrictions take priority during the festive season.
Xina Solar One

DBSA energises local Independent Power Producers

The 100MW Ilanga CSP 1 power plant, will produce enough clean energy to serve around 100,000 South African households and offset over 340,000 tonnes of CO2.
power transmission grid

Eskom receives extra loan to strengthen its power transmission grid

Eskom has signed a R1,5 billion loan agreement with AFD to support the utility’s investments in strengthening its power transmission grid.
Eskom

Q1 rains predicted could impact coal supply, says Eskom

Eskom has today advised that loadshedding probabilities for the December period are low; however, coal supplies could be effected in Q1 of 2019.

Energy access crowdfunding and P2P lending shows excellent growth

Energy 4 Impact launched their final paper in a series of five reports from its Crowd Power programme on energy access related crowdfunding and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.
Loadshedding

Eskom grants South Africans three days of electricity access

Here's why Eskom has not needed to implement loadshedding for three consecutive days and why some South African's are still experiencing blackouts.

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