IBRD

Changes in IBRD loan pricing effective July 2018

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has officially announced its new pricing structure for IBRD loans that became effective on July 1,...
gas turbines

Chinese power corporation to test heavy-duty gas turbines

China’s State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Siemens to further confirm intention of technology collaboration in...
Prasa

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...
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...

Côte d’Ivoire: Robust economic growth under looming threat of climate change...

The short- and medium-term outlook for the Ivorian economy remains positive and is expected to maintain a steady trajectory, with GDP growth of 7...
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...

Best in biogas bag awards at industry ceremony

On Thursday, 16 awards were presented to global players in anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas for their innovations and best practice. The AD & Biogas...

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...

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