solar smart cities

Solar as a key enabler to the functioning of smart cities

Smart cities are where traditional networks and services are made more flexible, efficient and sustainable but how does solar power fit into the dynamic?

Champions supporting our energy generation transition

Absa expands on why municipalities are a key role player in, and enabler of, the energy generation transition in South Africa.

Invest in Renewable Energy for your business

If you’re considering ways of integrating renewable energy into your business, Absa’s Green Asset Finance is the answer you are looking for.

Rand volatility: Routes to manage energy sector participants’ exposure

The South African economy has been severely disrupted and seen large contractions in its GDP due to the lockdown with knock-on effect on the Rand.
tender solar

Invest in distributed generation to enable business growth

Justin Schmidt from Absa Bank writes about the opportunities of investing in distributed generation, which in turn enables business growth.

AfDB signs $250m RPA with ABSA bank

The AfDB has signed an unfunded $250m Risk Participation Agreement facility with ABSA - a pan-Africa financial institution.
Camden Power Station

Investor confidence in Eskom stabilises

South Africa’s power utility Eskom has successfully priced a two tranche 10 year $1.5 billion global bond due in 2028 under its $4 billion...
Nxuba wind farm

Enel Green Power reaches financial close for five wind projects

Enel Green Power RSA has signed project financing agreements of up to €950 million ($1 billion), with senior lenders Nedbank and Absa for the...

Uganda: consortium raises capital to refinance Bujagali

A consortium of development finance institutions and commercial lenders today announced completion of the refinancing of more than $400 million loans of Bujagali Energy...

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