Eskom, state of the system details power maintenance programme

“We are aware that the increased maintenance does elevate the probability of loadshedding in the short term, but this is necessary to improve the future performance of the generation fleet,” said Eskom's Group Chief Operating Officer, Jan Oberholzer.


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Coal suppliers and Eskom sign MoU for low carbon future in South Africa

By implementing renewable energy solutions at their Eskom-tied operations and at related Eskom sites, Seriti and Exxaro aim to achieve both carbon reduction and cost savings in the generation and use of electricity at these mines.
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Scaling up solar energy investment for zero-carbon future

Bloomberg Philanthropies and the International Solar Alliance have announced a partnership to mobilise $1 trillion in global investments for scaling up solar energy across ISA member countries.
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Virtualising national T&D grid to promote the energy transition

In efforts to accelerate South Africa's energy transition, Distributed Power Africa (DPA) is working with X (formerly known as Google X), Alphabet’s moonshot factory, to virtualise the country’s electricity grid.
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IRENA sees more jobs generated from energy transition than lost

The Renewable Energy and Jobs Annual review 2021, predicts the energy transition will see 25 million new green jobs created by 2030, surpassing the seven million lost due to the pandemic.
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SA SMMEs explore opportunities in European Green Deal

Research into the resilience of SMMEs has highlighted global opportunities for South African businesses which apply green principles to their work processes and products.

ITFC greenlights $116 million dedicated to the energy sector in Senegal

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) has approved a $116 million Murabaha financing to SENELEC (Senegal National Power Company). The funds are to ensure the production, transmission, and distribution of electricity in Senegal.