Get the scoop on often-overlooked African energy sector opportunities

Africa is becoming an increasingly attractive place for foreign investors due to various economic, political and social reforms that are taking place on the...

CBM fundamentals, targets, opportunities and challenges in South Africa

Recent data provided by the Petroleum Agency of South Africa (PASA) indicates that over 295 applications for on-shore exploration rights covering almost all the...

A street lighting case study from a South African municipality

Best practices within the lighting planning department as well as special projects undertaken to enhance and better the performance of public lighting to ensure...

Substations – to build or not to build

Why build when you don’t have to? The substation is a most important piece of `land’ that houses very critical equipment: the power transformer...

Tackling Africa’s energy deficiencies through small scale embedded generation

Small scale embedded generation (SSEG), in the form of solar photovoltaic (solar PV), presents an exciting new opportunity to tackle the energy issues faced...

Maintenance is not the sole domain of the mechanic

Advancements in technology have been moving at a fast pace – so fast that people have not always been able to keep up with...

Going nuclear offers more than just a generation technology

The 2014 World Nuclear Industry Status Report states that there are 388 reactors in operation globally, with an installed generation capacity of 332,548MWe and...

Eskom ’s capacity factor challenge

Eskom has been benchmarking its coal fired power stations against a comparablefleet of a similar age in Europe and the results are favourable. However,...

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...

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