Jabu Mabuza

Integrated Resource Plan nears completion, says Jabu Mabuza

South Africa’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), expected to be finalised in the course of the next month, will give Eskom and other power stakeholders...
energy projects

Africa must respond to power challenges as a collective | POWER-GEN...

Massive change is underway in Africa’s power sector, and unless the continent’s power sector adapts to the changes and embraces new models and new...
POWER-GEN

POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa 2018 highlights

ESI Africa covered the highlights from the 2018 POWER-GEN & distribuTECH Africa conference, which hosted 50 VIPs, industry stakeholders and future leaders over three...
climate change

Chilling prospects threaten global climate and SDGs

The first-ever report to quantify chilling and cooling reveals major risks to the global economy and vulnerable populations if investment and greater action are...
smart water solutions

South African research council looks into forest-water relations

With increasing water scarcity challenges globally, the role of trees and forests in the water cycle is at least as important as their role...
building

Africa Energy Marketplace to accelerate project execution

“Energy powers economies and every delay in power project execution keep our people in darkness,” underscored AfDB's Vice-President for power, energy, climate and green...
Hydropower

Hydropower industry gains new tool to assess sustainability

The Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol, a scoring framework for evaluating hydropower projects, has been updated to examine hydropower’s carbon footprint and resilience to climate...

Changing Africa’s infrastructure funding’s status quo

Written by: Heleen Goussard, head of unlisted investment services, RisCura At a recent conference on funding infrastructure in Africa held in London, a fellow speaker...

Seychelles: Denis Private Island unveils first phase of solar PV project

In efforts to reduce dependency on fossil fuels, the Denis Private Island has implemented the first phase of a four-phase solar photovoltaic power project. According...
Yackov Dar

How smart grids enable utilities to become better service providers

Yackov Dar, managing director of PCMA, uses the example of smart grid technology enabling utilities to notify customers of an outage ahead of time,...

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