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Three observations on energy from Zuma’s speech

Posted on February 20th, 2014 · Posted in south africa

PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation address this year was nearly lost amid mean-spirited apathy, with Zuma dismissed as a man who spoke as though he was reading a.. read more

South African firm invests $270m in Nigeria’s oil industry

Posted on November 24th, 2013 · Posted in Investment, nigeria, south africa

CAMAC Energy Incorporated has entered into a definitive agreement with the Public Investment Corporation Limited of South Africa for a $270m equity investment to boost its operation in the Nigerian.. read more

S.Africa agrees to buy 1,043 MW in 2nd stage of clean power plan

Posted on May 11th, 2013 · Posted in south africa

South Africa committed to buy 1,043 megawatts of renewable energy from independent developers in the second stage of a programme to boost power supplies and reduce its reliance on coal.The.. read more

Big infrastructure projects in Africa

Posted on April 26th, 2013 · Posted in SADC, south africa

The North South Corridor (NSC) Aid for Trade Programme South Africa is championing an initiative to boost intra-regional trade in Africa – the North South Corridor (NSC) Aid for Trade.. read more

Eskom’s African Strategy

South African electricity utility Eskom has finalised a draft African strategy, which could result it in taking equity as well as operational positions in generation and transmission projects in the.. read more

Africa’s Energy Future: Be a Part of the Solution.

Posted on October 3rd, 2012 · Posted in south africa

Africa’s only truly international power event, POWER-GEN Africa and the co-located Renewable Energy World Africa, is coming to the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 6-8 November 2012. Rapid growth and.. read more

15 African cross-border energy projects worth $40.5bn by 2020

Posted on September 26th, 2012 · Posted in south africa

Africa’s heads of State have endorsed a pipeline of 15 priority energy projects with a combined price tag of $40.5-billion, which they say needs to be implemented between 2012 and.. read more

SolarReserve’s CEO Weighs in on CSP, Policy, Jobs, Election

Posted on September 24th, 2012 · Posted in solar reserve, south africa

The construction jobs will, like most construction jobs, Smith acknowledged, be local and will fluctuate. The supply chain will be more dispersed and more fixed. But, Smith said, “it is.. read more

Inclining Block Tariffs (IBTs) for electricity distributors in South Africa

Posted on September 23rd, 2012 · Posted in Independent Power Producer, NERSA, south africa

INVITATION FOR STAKEHOLDERS TO SUBMIT WRITTEN COMMENTS ON THE  REVIEW OF THE INCLINING BLOCK TARIFFS (IBTs)NERSA hereby invites members of the public to submit comments on:1. The consultation paper on.. read more

Used cooking oil to Biodiesel

Posted on September 22nd, 2012 · Posted in south africa

Used cooking oil from restaurants has become a valuable resource in the Western Cape, with Envirodiesel converting it to biodiesel and selling it to companies to run a range of.. read more

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