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municipalities

Eskom goes back to televised Power Alerts

Eskom has relaunched the televised Power Alert initiative, which informs the public of the real-time status of the national electricity network.
Luz del Norte Solar PV Plant in Chile

Chilean solar PV plant to be used for ancillary services

Chile’s Coordinador Eléctrico Nacional says the 141MW Luz del Norte PV power plant is the first utility-scale solar facility to deliver ancillary services.
LNG

South Africa: Local LNG market heats up with first-ever auction

South Africa’s first ever Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) auction is about to go live. Domestic LNG produer Renergen will host the auction in August.
GenCos

Nigerian GenCos threaten shutdown over fees

Electricity generation companies (GenCos) have said they might be forced to shutdown their plants nationwide over a ‘new policy’ of the NBET.
WEF

Global power demand to climb to 62% by 2050

Bloomberg NEF’s New Energy Outlook report predicts that global power demand will grow by 62% between now and 2050, equating to 1.5% a year.
Nigeria

Eskom finally fills head of generation position

Eskom has appointed Bheki Nxumalo as group executive for generation business, who has over 20 years’ experience in various positions within generation business.

Experts mull over Eskom’s future as South Africa awaits IRP

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa Day 1: Experts mull over Eskom’s future as South Africa awaits IRP

Message to governments and utilities: “protect your private investors”

interview with Zelda Weitz, Chief Operating Officer at SYMBION POWER LLC, an experienced and independent power producer on the continent.
Power-Gen

POWERGEN 2018: Where conventional meets renewable

POWERGEN is celebrating 30 years' of delivering industry insights to the sector over three days of amped-up innovation, site visits, knowledge hubs and activities. This...
ESI Insights Nicolette

ESI Insights: editor’s wrap-up

South Africa dominates the trending headlines in this week’s news wrap-up, says ESI Africa’s editor, Nicolette Pombo-van Zyl – and it’s not surprising as...

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