TCN managing director

Nigeria’s minister of power sets bar high for TCN’s new management

With barely a day having passed since sacking outgoing Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) managing director Usman Mohammed, minister of power Sale Mamman met with the new managing director Sula Abdulaziz and his management team this week.
green economy

Green economy: Biodiesel as an alternative fuel and business opportunity

Globally, used cooking oils are wasted without realising the potential to the green economy where biofuels and more are becoming a valuable commodity.

Nigeria: Developer concludes financing for a LNG processing unit

Shell has announced that all conditions for its Final Investment Decision on a new liquefied natural gas processing unit at Nigeria LNG (NLNG) have been met
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Zimbabwe opens tender for solar power plants

Zimbabwe is inviting bidders to tender for the installation of 500MW of solar power plants as the country aims to shift to renewable energy.
utility revenue

Utility revenue shortfall, no problem just hike the tariff

South Africa's power utility is making customers pay for its poor business management through increased electricity tariffs to cover its revenue shortfall.
electricity prices

OUTA warns: Electricity prices to go up even more than expected

The amount approved by NERSA translates to an additional 3% per annum increase on electricity prices on top of the 9% per year already approved last year.

Wind energy industry urges for green economic recovery plan

The South African Wind Energy Association is pushing for a green economic recovery plan, that government should consider the post-COVID-19 pandemic.
freight industry

Op-Ed: Time for freight industry to hit the road and lower...

The majority of South Africa's CO2 emissions result from over-reliance on coal; however, the road freight industry has a lot to answer for.

Virtual AUW highlights: Revenue management best practices

The virtual African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa webinar session on municipal revenue management took place on 15 May 2020.

NERSA gives the green light to Eskom to increase tariffs

NERSA has approved Eskom’s request to recover R13.3 billion as part of the power utility's regulatory clearing account application for the 2018/19 year.

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