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About African Utility Week 2018

Date: 15 - 17 May 2018 Location: Cape Town, South Africa Website African Utility Week is the market leading trade exhibition which brings together over 7000 of...
solar

Global utility turns focus to off-grid solutions

Global utility ENGIE is confirming its focus on off-grid energy provision in Africa, with plans to continue expanding their solar home system (SHS) and...

Defining the African solar landscape

Speaking to ESI Africa at African Utility Week, Takehiro Kawahara, Senior Associate, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, UK  shares expert insights regarding the current landscape...

ON-DEMAND | Lucy Electric discusses Smart Grid Solutions

The energy sector is currently undergoing a significant transition, driven primarily by the increase of renewables on the network, distributed energy resources, the rise...
Renewable power

Italian firm sponsors global investment meeting

Building Energy, a multinational company operating as a globally integrated Independent Power Producer (IPP) in the Renewable Energy Industry, is taking part as a...

Off-grid, captive power solutions sustain investment in Africa’s energy sector

With recent reports estimating that six hundred million people are without access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, significant and sustained investment is required across...

UNDP to pilot energy efficiency incentive programme in SA

The Department of Energy in collaboration with the Department of Trade and Industry, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is implementing the project,...

Off-grid solution providers to tackle energy poverty in Southern Africa

Next generation utility, BBOXX, has partnered with an off-grid provider, DC Go to tackle energy poverty in Southern Africa. Through this partnership, the companies will...

Renewables: global energy practice to guide project developers

UK-based law firm, DLA Piper, has today released the first edition of Renewable Energy Africa, a major new guide for clients, providing regional policy...

US senators oppose Kenya’s Lamu coal power plant

In a letter addressed to the African Development Bank (AfDB), US senators are calling for the bank not to fund the Lamu Coal  Power...
Eskom

Minister Pravin Gordhan holds meeting over Eskom salary negotiations

The Minister of Department of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, convened a meeting with the Eskom board and management and the three labour unions, NUM, NUMSA...

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