Southern Africa

Koeberg Nuclear Power Station makes a start on routine maintenance

South Africa’s Koeberg Nuclear Power Station goes offline today (17 January) for a regular refueling and maintenance outage scheduled for five months.


$45M programme to power up Zimbabwe’s renewable energy drive

$45M programme to power up Zimbabwe’s renewable energy drive

The United Nations SDG-Fund has approved a $45 million programme that will transform Zimbabwe’s renewable energy drive.
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Wireless technology for South Africa’s reservoirs

Imagine your job was to oversee a group of water reservoirs dispersed over a large area — how would you expect to monitor water levels at each reservoir and control water pumps accordingly?

Kick-starting e-mobility projects in South Africa to develop a value chain

Submissions are open for uYilo’s collaborative projects funding and up to R1 million will be made available for the development of electric mobility projects.  

Lesotho: Financing for 11 new minigrids

The EU-funded Electrification Financing Initiative and the UK-funded Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP) have each invested €4.4million into a project-finance vehicle led by OnePower (1PWR) to build minigrids in Lesotho.

Local government invests R17m in new DAR fleet for special needs

The City of Cape Town is investing R17 million into new vehicles for the Dial-a-Ride (DAR) service for commuters with special needs.
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Tender: Feasibility study for floating solar prospect in Mozambique

The Electricity of Mozambique (EDM) put out a tender for the feasibility study into a floating solar prospect in Manica Province, Mozambique. Deadline for submission 28 January 2022.