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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...
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How EPCs are benefiting from industrial development zones

Exploring the benefits of industrial development zones (IDZ) for large power infrastructure from an EPC perspective. Stefano Boggia from Ansaldo Energia, says IDZs are advantageous...
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World’s first blockchain bond transaction to be launched

The World Bank together with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) are planning to launch the first global bond, which will be facilitated through...

Conservative financing attitude hindering project bankability

Exclusive interview with Ørjan Alexander Pedersen, founder and COO of Empower New Energy and panellist at the upcoming Future Energy East Africa on "Improving the...
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Investor confidence in Eskom stabilises

South Africa’s power utility Eskom has successfully priced a two tranche 10 year $1.5 billion global bond due in 2028 under its $4 billion...

ICT is vital to developing smart cities in Africa

Speaking with ESI Africa, three experts in the energy sector unanimously noted that ICT is the backbone for developing viable smart cities in Africa. “The...
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What is grid edge technology? Tune in for the live webcast...

Thursday 20 September 2018 | 15:00 CET Despite advancements in the complexity and use of technology, the focus for electrical utilities remains maintaining quality of...

Ghana: President sacks Energy Minister with immediate effect

The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has formerly relieved the Minister of Energy, Boakye Agyarko, of his position, with immediate effect. In a...

Toshiba affirms position as power & energy industry leader

Toshiba Plant Systems & Services Corporation has continued to evolve and adapt its product offerings since its inception in 1938, maintaining its position as...

Zanzibar Electricity Corporation to procure distribution transformers

The Zanzibar Electricity Corporation now invites sealed tenders from eligible suppliers for the supply of distribution transformers for the financial year 2018/2019. Tendering will be...
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Dysfunctional municipalities to be ‘rescued’

Business as usual in South Africa includes a bit of load shedding on the side. This morning Eskom announced a low probability of load...

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