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energy efficiency

Energy efficiency rated buildings have two years to comply in SA

Building owners in South Africa have two years to comply with new building energy regulations, which require formal assessment of their building's energy consumption.
EPRA Director General

EPRA seeks suitable candidate for Director General position

The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) is seeking to recruit a Kenyan citizen to fill the vacancy of Director General.
professional engineer

ECSA says all engineers in SA must have professional registration

The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) elaborates on the importance of professional registration even for international counterparts working, or intending to work, in South Africa.
lighting regulations

New lighting regulations in South Africa, have your say

South Africans have until 30 April 2021 to comment on the gazetted specifications for new lighting regulations and general service lamps.
NERSA consultation

NERSA short-changing S.Africans on its electricity division’s activities

“We call on NERSA to reassess the public comment periods on these matters of strong public interest, to provide more realistic consultation,” says Liz McDaid, OUTA’s Parliamentary and Energy Advisor.
municipalities

Municipalities beware: The power of consent; the lynchpin of PoPIA?

The Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPIA) has left many South African municipalities uncertain about the boundaries of consent. Here's what they need to know.
Skill. Leadership. Elite. Expert.

Africa GreenCo Group announces job opportunities in Zambia

Africa GreenCo Group is looking for four determined individuals who are looking for an exciting work environment in Lusaka, Zambia.
Tanzania’s Songas gas power project, a successful example of PPP

Tanzania’s Songas gas power project, a successful example of PPP

The Songas gas power project demonstrates that it is a world-class example of a successful Public-Private Partnership (PPP) across Africa.
Op-ed: Aligning the RFP with the needs of intensive energy users

Analysis: Factors affecting the negotiations of corporate PPAs

With a net-metering arrangement, the economics of the PPA transaction would be improved for corporate buyers. This is just one factor that came out of a conversation with industry experts on the CPPA market.
Investments in renewables need to triple in order to scale capacity

South Africa: Ease regulation for municipalities to buy power from IPPs

IPPs are calling for a more conducive regulatory framework that will enable municipalities to procure power directly from them.

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