Is 2019 the Year of Solar Power in South Africa?

With Eskom falling deeper, it begs the question whether 2019 could be the year for solar power. Even though the lights could stay on this...

Huge desert solar initiative to make Africa a renewables power-house

The details of the “Desert to Power Initiative” have been outlined as part of the Paris Agreement climate change talks at COP24 in Katowice,...

In 2018, Benin, Burundi, Malawi, Uganda and Zambia made significant progress in de-risking renewable...

In 2018, Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF) supported a 7.5 MW Solar PV plant in one of the four partner countries, which will add...

Electrifying the Deserts of Africa

Solarplaza unveiled ‘The Solar Future: Deserts of Africa’, a new platform aimed at exploring the opportunities that accompany solar PV development in Africa’s deserts. During...

African Development Bank urges power sector to capitalize on women’s capabilities

Women represent only 20 percent of employees in the African power sector and less than ten percent of engineers The African Development Bank Group (AfDB.org),...

SA: Eskom helps businesses optimise energy use

Eskom has advised its business customers of a free electricity load profile audit as part of a basket of incentives. “Load profile audits conducted by...

Winners of Nigeria Clean Energy Innovation Challenge emerge

AFTER a rigorous selection process, challenging boot camp and engaging pitch competition, the winners of the Clean Energy Innovation Challenge were selected at the...

GE Power Releases Whitepaper on Digitization of Energy Transmission & Distribution in Africa

Smart grids will play a key role in the region’s transition to a sustainable energy system through facilitating smooth integration of new energy sources GE...

Saudi Arabia gives SA energy sector $10bn boost

By – SAnews.gov.za A $10 billion investment pledge into the South African energy sector by Saudi Arabia is set to enhance energy security, create capacity...

GE hits 100th power plant milestone in Sub-Saharan Africa

GE Power is attending the 20th Africa Energy Forum in Mauritius from June 19th to June 22nd, 2018 100 power plants across renewables, gas and...

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