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Six nabbed for health tender fraud
Six nabbed for health tender fraud

The Hawks have arrested six officials for alleged fraud and corruption relating to the awarding of tenders at the Northern Cape Department of Health...

1 day ago

Eskom, labour unions head back to negotiation table
Eskom, labour unions head back to negotiation table

Power utility, Eskom, and labour unions have agreed to go back to the negotiation table to bring an end to protest action, which has disrupted the supply of electricity...

2 days ago

Nersa announces R32.69bn approval for Eskom RCA application
Nersa announces R32.69bn approval for Eskom RCA application

The National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) announced a R32.69bn approval for Eskom's regulatory clearing account (RCA) applications.

15 Jun 2018

Strike action leaves SA in the dark
Strike action leaves SA in the dark

Eskom left large chunks of the country in the dark on Thursday night when it implemented stage one load shedding, blaming the black out on sabotage by striking workers...

By Nicci Botha 15 Jun 2018

Strike threatens power supply
Strike threatens power supply

The power supply is constrained as a result of industrial action, Eskom said...

14 Jun 2018

Industrial action compromises power supply
Industrial action compromises power supply

The power supply is constrained as a result of industrial action, Eskom said on Thursday...

14 Jun 2018

Standard Bank Top Women Awards calls for entries
Standard Bank Top Women Awards calls for entries

Few initiatives showcase, encourage and reward the positive impact successful women have on their communities in the same wide-reaching, yet inclusive style of the Standard Bank Top Women Awards...

By Asanda Munyu, Issued by Topco Media 13 Jun 2018

Jabu Mabuza, Eskom chairman. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Eskom secures funding to keep the lights on

Eskom is doing all it can to keep the lights on, which includes securing 22% of the funding it needs in the new financial year...

8 Jun 2018

Jeff Radebe, minister of energy
DoE to open fifth renewables bidding window

A fifth bidding window, worth R40-50bn, will be launched later this year as part of the Department of Energy's (DoE) REIPPPP...

4 Jun 2018

Sandisiwe Ncemane, Coega Development Corporation (CDC) business development manager: energy projects
Unlocking the energy sector for economic growth

Access to energy is among the highly transformative interventions for the African continent...

1 Jun 2018

Why foreign investment is no easy fix for Africa's energy needs
Why foreign investment is no easy fix for Africa's energy needs

Foreign investment in sub-Saharan Africa's power sector has reached a record-high...

By Philipp Trotter and Sabah Abdullah 31 May 2018

Billion-rand opportunities available in SA's green economy - GreenCape
Billion-rand opportunities available in SA's green economy - GreenCape

GreenCape released its free annual market intelligence reports this week...

30 May 2018

Report: SA doesn't need R19bn coal IPP projects
Report: SA doesn't need R19bn coal IPP projects

Government's plans for two new IPP coal plants would cost South Africa an additional R19.68bn compared to a least-cost energy system...

30 May 2018

How Tanzania plans to generate 7MW for Mafia Island
How Tanzania plans to generate 7MW for Mafia Island

The Tanzanian government has concluded two preliminary studies to connect electricity to Mafia island in the Indian Ocean through submarine cable and generate 7MW through solar, thermal and wind sources...

By Alawi Masare 29 May 2018

What to look forward to at Frigair 2018
What to look forward to at Frigair 2018

The triennial HEVAC&R trade exhibition, Frigair Expo, will be held at the Gallagher Estate in Midrand, Johannesburg from 6 to 8 June 2018...

29 May 2018

#MFGIndaba: Africa's opportunity to unlock industrial growth potential
#MFGIndaba: Africa's opportunity to unlock industrial growth potential

Manufacturing Indaba 2018 promises to be bigger and more innovative than ever before, providing the broader manufacturing industry with a roadmap and the connections to unlock their growth potential and deliver accelerated GDP growth...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 May 2018

Moving towards the Montreal Protocol goals
Moving towards the Montreal Protocol goals

Phasing down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the Montreal Protocol is expected to avoid up to 0.5°C by the end of the century...

28 May 2018

Doing good is good for business: Tiekie Barnard explains the benefits of Shared Value
Doing good is good for business: Tiekie Barnard explains the benefits of Shared Value

Business is driven by profit, but Shift Social Development CEO Tiekie Barnard believes in the importance of profit with purpose. In this Q&A, she explains the meaning of Shared Value and how companies can use this business strategy to find where the biggest growth opportunities lie...

Issued by Shift Social Development 21 May 2018

Mozambique's EDM scores double win at prestigious African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town
Mozambique's EDM scores double win at prestigious African Utility Week Industry Awards in Cape Town

Mozambican utility EDM (Electricidade de Moçambique), Azuri Technology, Siemens and two water sector pioneers were some of the big winners at the African Utility Week Industry Awards...

Issued by African Utility Week 18 May 2018

African Utility Week: Energy expert Ted Blom warns of a rise in 'DIY electricity'
African Utility Week: Energy expert Ted Blom warns of a rise in 'DIY electricity'

A roadmap for South Africa's energy future presented at the African Utility Week warned of a rise in "do-it-yourself electricity" and ultimately the possible collapse of the country's energy grid...

Issued by African Utility Week 17 May 2018

Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe
#AUW2018: Renewables top the agenda in Radebe's speech

Energy minister, Jeff Radebe, did not once mention nuclear as an option for future energy provision, instead he sang the praises of the country's successful renewables programme...

By Nicci Botha 16 May 2018

Energy Minister Radebe, Indian Commerce Minister, Eskom CEO opening African Utility Week
Energy Minister Radebe, Indian Commerce Minister, Eskom CEO opening African Utility Week

The Mother City is welcoming back more than 7,000 energy and water professionals from around the globe to discuss the challenges, opportunities and success stories on the continent...

Issued by African Utility Week 15 May 2018

Indian energy companies ready to do business at African Utility Week
Indian energy companies ready to do business at African Utility Week

The Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) represents India at African Utility Week, hosting a pavilion of more than 45 suppliers of specialised technology and services for the energy sector...

Issued by African Utility Week 14 May 2018

Finding the connection for power supply in Africa
Finding the connection for power supply in Africa

Transmission and distribution networks are key components to electrifying Africa. With this in mind, regional integration dominates the agendas of African policymakers and donor finance institutions...

By Andrew Galbraith 14 May 2018

Millions of urban Africans still don't have electricity: here's what can be done
Millions of urban Africans still don't have electricity: here's what can be done

At least 110 million of the 600 million people still living without access to electricity in Africa live in urban areas. Most are within a stone throw from existing power grid infrastructure...

By Rebekah Shirley 11 May 2018

Nersa clarifies small-scale generation draft rules
Nersa clarifies small-scale generation draft rules

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) on Thursday clarified the consultation paper on the draft Rules for Registration of Small-Scale Embedded Generation...

11 May 2018

South Africa to get $73m towards three wind farms
South Africa to get $73m towards three wind farms

Miga, a member of the World Bank Group, will be investing $73m in support of the construction, operation and maintenance of three wind farms in South Africa, namely, Noupoort, Khobab, and Loeriesfontein 2...

10 May 2018

African Utility Week Industry Awards finalists announced
African Utility Week Industry Awards finalists announced

The awards recognises pioneering utilities, projects and people in the energy and water industry...

8 May 2018

African Utility Week announces diamond sponsorship by longstanding partner Lucy Electric
African Utility Week announces diamond sponsorship by longstanding partner Lucy Electric

African Utility Week has announced that Lucy Electric, a longstanding partner of the event, will be the exclusive diamond sponsor at this year's exhibition and conference in Cape Town from 15-17 May...

Issued by African Utility Week 4 May 2018

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