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A short guide to South Africa's energy sector for consumers

A short guide to South Africa’s energy sector for consumers

Wärtsilä unpacks the opportunities that are present in South Africa’s energy sector and explain some of the terminologies.
Unit 2 at the Kusile Power Station has attained commercial operation status.

Eskom’s Kusile Unit 2 achieves full commercial operation

Eskom has announced that Unit 2 at the Kusile Power Station has attained commercial operation status, now adding 800MW to the grid.
Ghana re-examines gas supply agreement with Cenpower

Total makes second gas condensate discovery in South Africa

Total has made a significant gas condensate discovery on the Luiperd prospect, located on Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin.

Mozambique launches the construction of second solar power plant

President Filipe Nyusi has officially launched the construction works of Mozambique’s second solar power plant.
nuclear energy

South Africa weighs big block nuclear vs small modular reactors

In the NIASA and ESI Africa Digital Dialogue that took place as part of the Digital Energy Festival, a breakdown was presented of the pros and cons of a large-scale nuclear and small modular reactor (SMR) builds in South Africa.
GreenCo closes $1.5m investment to empower its operations in Zambia.

GreenCo closes $1.5m investment to empower its operations in Zambia

GreenCo announced the investment of $1.5 million by Denmark’s IFU and InfraCo to empower its operations in Zambia.
Op-ed: Ted Blom on where Eskom tariffs are heading

Op-ed: Ted Blom on where Eskom tariffs are heading

While electricity customers are still reeling from increased tariffs, Eskom is busy preparing its next onslaught to increase tariffs.
Risk manager of the future in the digital age

Challenges faced by risk managers in the digital age

Is there a learning map, guide or curriculum that a risk practitioner can follow to help transform him/her into being a digital risk manager?

Customised genset to meet platinum mine’s energy needs

Zest WEG is constructing a large diesel powered genset to be delivered later this year a South African platinum mine.

140MW Nxuba Wind Farm ready to feed into South Africa’s grid

Enel Green Power has commissioned its final wind turbine at 140MW Nxuba Wind Farm, and is ready to commence with the delivery of energy.

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