SA’s nuclear power build programme – will it happen?

The South African government, at a nuclear conference held in Midrand in March 2013, strongly affirmed its support of the country’s planned nuclear programme...
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SA ISMO in current form deeply flawed

South Africa’s Independent System and Market Operator (ISMO) bill is intended to help the country create a competitive electricity market and facilitate further, much...

Building localisation into South Africa’s nuclear programme

The establishment of a civil nuclear power programme in South Africa dates back to the 1950s when the SAFARI research reactor was designed/built and...

Generators & standby power: Bridging the darkness

Alternate power solutions are now, more than ever before, a necessary requirement to keep business and industry operating and the lights on. In South Africa,...

Africa and the invention of a renewable, decentralised grid

How to ensure the coming energy revolution in Africa is a lean, clean growth machine, by Jim Rogers, former-CEO of Duke Energy American power utilities...

Energy efficiency: A solution overlooked; missed opportunities?

Energy efficiency is multifaceted and, whilst covering generation, transmission and consumption, its value chain spans across design and retrofitting in construction, transport and industrial...

How to complement generation plant devel. with energy efficiency solutions

During the generation of electricity more than half of the energy produced is lost to inefficiencies in power plants, transmission and distribution systems, lighting,...

The distribution ‘chain of events’ connecting Kenya’s last mile

To this end, the Kenyan government has made it a priority-target to reach the unconnected through its Last Mile Project, which has to date...
electricity distribution line

Country focus: Cameroon seeks emerging economy status by 2035

This target is strengthened by an investment-friendly regime implemented to stimulate foreign direct investment, writes Elodie Delagneau, Event Manager for the Infrastructure Partnerships for...

Optimising innovative finance in Africa’s energy sector

Africa is energy rich. Its unparalleled solar, wind, hydro and geothermal power resources offer the region incredible opportunity to build low-carbon energy systems for...

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