Energy & Power Generation

Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson

SA: R850m for nuclear development

July 22, 2014 at 07:29

Source: SAnews.gov.za Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says R850 million of her department’s R7.4-billion budget will go towards nuclear development. “On the nuclear front, R850 million has been allocated to the […]

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Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson

SA needs to engage on energy future

July 21, 2014 at 14:49

Source: SAnews.gov.za While strides have been made since the establishment of the Department of Energy in 2010, Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says that the country needs to engage in a national […]

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Philips strengthens Nigeria’s ambition to improve energy efficiency

July 11, 2014 at 11:00

Nigeria seeks to expand access to electricity to 75 per cent of the population Lagos’ historic “National Theatre building” illuminated with innovative, energy-efficient lighting during Philips’ fifth consecutive Cairo to […]

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Scatec Solar completes another 40 MW solar plant in South Africa – increasing its installed capacity to 115 MW in the country

July 10, 2014 at 12:34

Scatec Solar, the integrated independent solar power producer, has started commercial operations of a 40 MW solar PV plant in South Africa increasing its installed capacity in the country to […]

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Sierra Leone Minister of Finance and Economic Development

Sierra Leone Minister of Finance and Economic Development signs loan agreement for Solar Park Freetown (6MW) as part of International Renewable Energy Agency

July 1, 2014 at 14:45

Sierra Leone Minister of Finance and Economic Development signs loan agreement for Solar Park Freetown (6MW) as part of International Renewable Energy Agency / Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (IRENA […]

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Canadian Renewable Energy Expertise Meeting the Needs of South Africans

Canadian Renewable Energy Expertise Meeting the Needs of South Africans

June 27, 2014 at 17:06

Minister Fast and Robert Davies, South Africa’s Minister of Trade and Industry, with SkyPower officials and South African children holding new solar lights. The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International […]

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Historic First Session of UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) Opens in Nairobi Monday

June 23, 2014 at 12:30

The first UNEA session is expected to deliver a series of outcomes that would spell out concrete actions to address the key environmental challenges discussed at UNEA. (Watch the opening […]

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First UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi Heralds New Era in Global Efforts to Address Environmental Sustainability

May 30, 2014 at 17:31

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and other High-Level Representatives from 160 UN Member and Observer States, UN Heads of Agencies, Business and Civil Society Set to participate The First UN Environment […]

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Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum

May 30, 2014 at 11:09

The Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum has issued its seasonal outlook for the forthcoming June to August rainy season, factoring in the likely development of an El Niño […]

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Competition Increases for African Countries Seeking FDI into their Power Sectors

May 30, 2014 at 10:36

The 16th annual Africa Energy Forum will take place in Istanbul on 18 – 20 June 2014 As competition increases among government stakeholders vying for investment into power sector projects […]

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