S.Africa: Industrial action places Eskom on loadshedding alert

Eskom has warned that the risk of loadshedding today is high as a result of the current industrial action at Eskom power stations, which...
GO15

Eskom still ‘stuck in the mud’ despite short-term wins

South African state-owned utility Eskom is undergoing a strategy review to overcome its bad rap of financial and governance challenges. According to the parastatal, the...

Morocco to see world’s first utility-scale blockchain infrastructure

New York-headquartered computing firm Soluna, is building wind-powered blockchain computing infrastructure in Morocco, to bring a clean and sustainable alternative to the current cryptocurrency...
megaproject

Egypt’s Megaproject commences operations

In collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Siemens and its consortium partners, Orascom Construction and Elsewedy Electric, have announced the...
Earth Overshoot Day

South Africans urged to help push back Earth Overshoot Day

The South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) is announcing its participation in the global Earth Overshoot Day as from today, 1 August 2018....
WEF

African Development Bank to address Africa’s investment challenge

The African Development Bank (AfDB) in collaboration with the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry will hold a panel discussion on the Africa...
ECOWAS Regional Electricity Access Project

Tanzania secures loan for Nyakanaz–Kigoma transmission project

Tanzania has been granted a loan worth $123.39 million to finance part of the country’s North-West Grid 400kV Nyakanaz–Kigoma power transmission line project.   The...
Umeme

Strong leadership required to capitalise on opportunity

Amid widespread market disruption in the global power sector, Africa is faced with a wealth of new opportunities, but the continent will need to...
Ntuli

Largest offshore wind project to power 1.3m households

Danish energy company, Ørsted, has appointed technology solutions provider ABB to provide a range of technologies that will help integrate and transmit renewable wind...
Eskom

Eskom boasts of improved operational performance despite financial challenges

While tabling the much-anticipated 2017/18 financial results, Eskom noted that it has continued to deliver improved operational performance in the financial year ended 31...

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