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City Power warns of possible load rotation

On Thursday, Johannesburg's City Power announced to its customers that they may need to impose daily “load rotation” in some areas where electricity infrastructure is overloaded.

Central Energy Fund refutes reports to buying Sasol assets

The Central Energy Fund (CEF) has dismissed media reports that it is in talks to buying petrol stations belonging to Sasol.

Zimbabwe: REA to electrify Mashonaland East Province

The Rural Electrification Agency has completed the electrification of a business centre, clinic, and a primary and secondary school in Mudzi, Mashonaland East Province.
Mozambique LNG

Mozambique approves changes to the development of offshore Area One

The Mozambican government has endorsed the shareholding and financing structure of a LNG project relating to Rovuma Offshore Area one.
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South Africa marks milestone for emergency power procurement

DMRE has confirmed that South Africa's energy regulator is in agreement with a Ministerial determination for the procurement of 2,000MW of emergency power.
Green Outcomes Fund

Op-Ed: Challenges faced by early-stage clean energy companies

Like many other sectors, early stage clean energy companies are heavily affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the response of governments to it.
Power China ZESCO

Power China awarded $548 million, 600MW ZESCO solar contract

Zambia's state-owned utility ZESCO has awarded renewable energy developer Power China a $548 million contract for three 200MW grid-connected solar farms.

Pan-African businessman completes 100kW solar mini-grid in Zimbabwe

Philanthropist Strive Masiyiwa has completed a 100kW solar power project at Ndolwane in Bulilima district, through his ‘Re-Imagine Rural’ initiative.
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SA business must move to catch up with hyper-automation trends

In South Africa, companies must organise processes to enable Robotic Process Automation adoption to catch up with global progress in hyper-automation.
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Eskom keen to renegotiate PPA contracts with IPPs

South Africa's power utility is taking action on seeking to renegotiate contracts from independent power producers in a bid to reduce customer tariffs.

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