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World Economic Forum on Africa, what you can expect

The 28th WEF on Africa, will discuss the theme 'Shaping Inclusive Growth and Shared Futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution'.
grid power

Mozambique: Temane Regional Electricity Project secures funding

Mozambique announced that funding for the development of the Temane Regional Electricity Project has been secured for the transmission line and substation.
crisis

Eskom: Medupi Unit 1 produces 190MW

Medupi Unit 1 has produced its first power of 190MW, making it the last of the six Units of Medupi Power Station to be synchronised to the national grid.
Hwange

Hwange Unit 5 is back online, boosting Zimbabwe’s power supply

Energy minister Fortune Chasi confirmed repairs of Unit 5 at Hwange Power Station have been completed, enabling the unit to 160MW to the grid.
Eskom unbundling

SA gov to issue paper as a roadmap for Eskom future

The South African Ministry of Public Enterprises has said government will publish a Special Paper on state-owned power utility Eskom in the next few weeks.
Jabu Mabuza

Labour unions: Co-creation of Eskom on the cards

State-owned power utility Eskom and South African labour unions have started discussions on how to co-create a sustainable national utility for the future.
solar pv

What does a solar PV GreenCard mean for your installation?

Finding a qualified professional solar PV installer who offers excellent service at a competitive price is essential. Here are some pointers from SAPVIA.
liquid waste

South Africa bans liquid waste from landfill

The banning of liquid waste from landfill signals a shift in South African waste legislation, encouraging the waste industry to seek sustainable solutions.

Nuclear to remain part of South Africa’s energy strategy, says Mantashe

According to Gwede Mantashe, government is considering further implementing nuclear power in South Africa's long-term energy strategy.
IRENA

Op-Ed: Progress at last for Kingdom of Eswatini’s energy mix dream

The Kingdom of Eswatini has issued a request for the development of a 40MW solar PV plant and a 40MW biomass-to-energy plant to boost the country's energy mix.

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