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Ncondezi welcomes co-developers for 300MW coal-fired power project

Power development company, Ncondezi Energy (Ncondezi), has signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) and General Electric...

Shopping mall banking on solar, while going green

SolarSaver has completed installation of a 1MW installation solar PV at regional shopping centre,Mtuba Mall, situated 200 kilometres north of Durban.

Fitch revises South Africa’s outlook to negative and affirms IDR at...

Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlook on South Africa's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating to Negative from Stable and affirmed the IDR at 'BB+'.
distribution network

Six areas of study to strengthen the utility distribution network

The proliferation of distributed generation (DG) has led to concerns around the effect or impact of this integration on the planning and...
City Power

Cyberattack leaves South African power utility customers in the dark

City Power reported that its system was hijacked by a Ransomware virus leaving customers unable to purchase prepaid electricity units from vendors.
Jabu Mabuza

Mabuza named as acting CEO of Eskom

South Africa's Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan announced on Monday that Jabu Mabuza has been appointed as the Eskom acting CEO and Eskom interim executive chairman.

How to get a wireman’s license

In South Africa, electrical industry workers and contractors must be adequately trained to ensure that electrical installations are produced safely. This is...

NIASA applauds preservation of SA’s nuclear power

NIASA welcomes government’s commitment to nuclear generation capacity as part of the energy mix provided for by the IRP for the period up to 2030.

Wind industry responds to change in IPP Office leadership

In response to Karen Breytenbach exiting the Independent Power Producer’s Office, the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) expressed trust in the...

Special Appropriations Bill to channel R59bn toward Eskom

The South African finance minister has proposed additional funding support of R59 billion over the next two financial years towards Eskom.

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