Medupi coal

No to privatisation as Medupi Unit 2 attains commercial operation

At the official commercialisation of the fifth of six units at the Medupi coal-fired power plant, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Eskom would not be sold.

A fresh approach to South Africa’s power challenge

Seydou Kane, MD at Eaton Africa discusses how SA's government can balance its political role with practical, long-term solutions for the ailing utility.

President Buhari urged to declare Nigeria’s power sector a state of...

President Buhari is urged to declare a state of emergency in the power sector, as Nigeria generates about 4,000MW against a population of over 180 million.
A short guide to South Africa's energy sector for consumers

Ed’s Note | Has South Africa reached breaking point?

South Africa has become used to Eskom loadshedding but stage 4, implemented with little warning for citizens to prepare, has been met with anger.

ESI Insights #16: Is Eskom’s privatisation possible?

This week, in collaboration with the African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa, we look into the privatisation of Eskom.
New Development Bank

Consortium to aid Eskom through a loan facility

South Africa's electricity parastal, Eskom, has concluded a credit facility valued at R15 billion with a consortium of local and international banks. 

Restructuring Nigeria’s energy market inaugurates the Transitional Electricity Market

The Nigeria electricity industry is set to enter a new phase in the form of the Transitional Electricity Market (TEM) which transforms the industry...

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