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TCN calls for cost-reflective tariffs amid grid expansion efforts in Nigeria

TCN has said that for Nigerians to fully enjoy the benefits of the liberalisation of the power sector, they must pay cost-reflective electricity tariffs.
AEF 2020

AEF 2020 to address SDG7 and impact of energy investment

Under the overarching theme 'Investment & Impact', the aef 2020 programme puts sustainable development and the impact of power projects under the spotlight.
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AfDB joins development finance institutions to deepen private investment in fragile...

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has joined forces with other finance institutions to rollout pilot interventions in a number of fragile states.

Utility transformation scenario planning for Eskom at AUW & PGAF

Utility transformation scenario planning for Eskom is just one of the thought-provoking sessions at #AUW2020 & #PGAF2020 taking place in May in Cape Town.
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Five pointers for turning Eskom around

The ESI Africa and African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa teams share some of the solutions that have been proposed for turning Eskom around.
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SALGA device debt collection plan for municipalities to recoup funds

SALGA encourages efforts by municipalities to embark on a rigorous debt collection and restructuring process in an effort to recover funds owed to them.
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Power generation in SA could become easier but can’t be rushed-...

Gwede Mantashe's post-SONA speech addresses power generation and outlines governments approach to solving the need for additional energy capacity.
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WEBINAR: Open discussion on the status of Africa’s power generation

The lack of power generation in Africa remains an issue. Join the experts in this webinar to unpack the threats and opportunities this market presents.

Energy summit to welcome 370 investors and stakeholders in Miami

The 6th Powering Africa: Summit in Miami will host over 300 investors and public and private stakeholders across Africa’s energy sector.
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East beats West in the rural electrification race

Watch the video clip as our editor shares her excitement about an east African country making inroads on its rural electrification programme.

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