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Dave Nicholls

Op-Ed: A different view of accepted energy ‘facts’ in SA

In South Africa, one of the key national issues at present is the formulation of the national Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). Op-Ed by Dave Nicholls.

Uber(ising) solar energy: It can be done, students show

Uber(ising) solar energy: It can be done, students show - The Initiate! Impact Challenge comes to African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa
smart water solutions

Rosatom presents smart water solutions for South Africa

Speaking at the technical hub at African Utility Week in Cape Town, Andrei Grinevich, head of international affairs of “Rusatom Smart Utilities” highlighted the...
energy costs

Solar process heat plant to save energy costs for Wits University...

The newly launched SOLTRAIN projects, a district heating plant is expected to save millions in energy costs for Wits University residences.

Research on water security does not reflect water scarcity reality

Research on water security does not reflect water scarcity reality.

Experts mull over Eskom’s future as South Africa awaits IRP

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa Day 1: Experts mull over Eskom’s future as South Africa awaits IRP
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Jeff Radebe on SA’s energy landscape

South African energy minister Jeff Radebe, has highlighted sub-saharan Africa as home to several of the world’s fastest growing economies, including the Top 10.
WAMPAC

UCT GSB professor joins global initiative to end energy poverty

A new Global Commission to End Energy Poverty will draw on the combined expertise of energy experts around the world to accelerate the UN's goal of universal electricity access by 2030.

#AUW2019 and POWERGEN Africa Day 1: SA not ready to just...

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa Day 1: SA not ready to just ditch coal: Radebe
battery storage

Bushveld Minerals: A large-scale battery storage contender

Battery storage has centred around lithium-ion batteries yet there is a need for bigger batteries that are able to store much more energy.

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