Energy Efficiency

GRS achieves COD for the Greefspan II photovoltaic plant

GRS, a Gransolar Group company has announced they have reached commercial operations date on its Greefspan II photovoltaic plant in South Africa’s Northern Cape province.

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New bicycle sharing scheme to reduce Kigali’s carbon emissions

The City of Kigali and green e-mobility public transport company GURARIDE unveiled a bicycle sharing scheme to reduce carbon emissions and the city's dependency on automobiles.
Switchgear monitoring system

Switchgear keeps Shoprite warehouses running during loadshedding

Eaton switchgear is helping Shoprite alleviate the cost of loadshedding by keeping its cold storage warehouses running during power outages.
Bakiin Police Station

AMISOM powers up Bakiin Police Station in Somalia with solar power

The African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) has connected the Bakiin Police Station in Baidoa to solar power to ensure uninterrupted electricity to the station and surrounding areas.
Africa’s first fully digital high voltage substation commissioned by GE

Africa’s first fully digital high voltage substation commissioned by GE

GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions Business recently commissioned the first ever fully digital high voltage substation on the African continent in Thiès, just outside Dakar in Senegal.
Renewable Energy and Resource Efficiency Programme

Public Works to release renewable energy RFI for state properties

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI), as the largest landlord and facilities manager in South Africa, is set to release a Request for Information for the Integrated Renewable Energy and Resource Efficiency Programme (iREREP).
Africa energy and power sector

Just Recovery Renewable Energy Plan for Africa launched

Friends of the Earth Africa launched ‘A Just Recovery Renewable Energy Plan for Africa’ report, which demands a complete shift from current ‘dirty’ energy systems to achieve 100% renewable energy in Africa.

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