Official launch: Climate Change Development and Adaptation Programme

The African Development Bank, the Government of Mali and the Niger River Basin Authority this week launched the Integrated Program for Development and Adaptation to Climate Change in the River Basin Niger.
combined-cycle power

Azito combined-cycle power plant to add 253MW to Côte d’Ivoire’s grid

Azito Energie selected GE to provide gas turbine technology and services for its Azito phase IV combined-cycle power plant in the Yopougon district.
Light steel frame

New market: Light steel frame building method holds potential

Light steel frame building (LSFB) materials hold the potential for quick, accurate building construction and new market opportunities for South Africa.

Italy: Utility employs advanced digital tech to optimise client services

An Australian energy technology company, Power Ledger, has secured a contract with one of Italy’s largest renewable electricity utilities Alperia SpA.
power sector financing

Executive education: Understanding power sector financing

Short course available on Finance, Contracts and Risk Mitigation for Private Power Investment in Africa (Power Sector Financing) presented at the UCT GSB.

African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa wins AAXO ROAR Awards again!

African Utility Week & POWERGEN Africa has once again clinched the AAXO ROAR Award for Best Trade Exhibition in the 12,000+ sqm category.
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Eaton maintains its B-BBEE Level 1 status

Eaton has maintained its B-BBEE Level 1 status for the third year in a row setting the lead amongst the top power management companies in South Africa.

Technology can help people out in high-risk evacuations

Technology such as adaptive exit lighting and dynamic exit signage can direct occupants to an alternative exit point in high-risk evacuations.
Loadshedding

Eskom: Stage 2 loadshedding resumes, weekend reality

Eskom announced this morning that it will continue with stage 2 loadshedding from 9:00 today (Friday) until 6:00 on Monday 3 February.
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UPS innovation: Protecting critical loads and the national grid

Data centre technology, specifically uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), can be used to support the power grid and balance the load.

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