Jordan installs world’s largest hospital solar PV system

The Abdali Medical Center in Jordan has installed a 8.2MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) system that will cover its own consumption.
women in energy

Supporting women in business initiative secures $251m

French President Emmanuel Macron and G7 leaders have approved a package totalling $251m in support of the AfDB’s AFAWA initiative to support women entrepreneurs in Africa.
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.
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.
Ghana

Asia-Pacific sees mid-year rise in T&D tenders

In July 2019, there were 300 T&D project tenders announced in the Asia-Pacific region, marking a rise of 16% over the last 12-month average of 258.
Wits

Castrol unveils Wind Academy to address skills gap

Castrol has launched a wind academy to address critical skills shortages in the wind sector through a multi-channel training programme for O&M technicians.
Solar panels

Calculating the impact of a 25% weight decrease on a solar...

Compared with dual glass bifacial, JinkoSolar’s Swan reduces the weight of solar panels by 25%. What does this mean for investors, developers, EPCs and O&M?

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.

Brazil commissions Latin America’s first digitally-enabled substation

The 156MWp Juazeiro Solar Plant in Brazil is now fully operational and is expected to generate an estimated 357GWh yearly.
cybersecurity

Lack of investments in cybersecurity puts industries in a vulnerable position

The global cybersecurity spend in critical infrastructure is expected to reach $135 billion by 2024, states market intelligence firm ABI Research.

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