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Energy

Climate Investor One becomes major renewable energy development funders

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Climate Investor One becomes major renewable energy development funders

Climate Fund Managers (CFM), the fund manager of the innovative blended finance facility Climate Investor One (CIO), announces the Third Close at $535 million.  The Third Close increases the facility by an additional $75 million. CIO, launched in partnership between FMO, the Dutch Development Bank, and Sanlam Infraworks of South Africa, provides funding for renewable

What’s the difference between solar energy and solar panels?

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

What’s the difference between solar energy and solar panels?

With the solar industry taking South Africa by storm, the urge to be a part of the change and switch to a more sustainable source of energy grows bigger every day. The number one advantage of solar...

BRICS Think Tanks Council proposes new platform to solve renewable energy challenges

Monday, June 18th, 2018

BRICS Think Tanks Council proposes new platform to solve renewable energy challenges

Though renewable energy solutions have become less costly than coal, electricity generation in developing countries like South Africa remains coal-based. This was one of the critical talking points which arose during the panel on Energy Research at...

Off grid investments ideal for Africa’s energy sector

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Off grid investments ideal for Africa’s energy sector

With recent reports estimating that six hundred million people are without access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, significant and sustained investment is required across Africa’s entire energy generation and supply value chain. While even a decade ago...

Winch Energy, iWayAfrica partner to launch The Winch Hub

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Winch Energy, iWayAfrica partner to launch The Winch Hub

Winch Energy is a global off-grid renewable energy operator and technology integrator, providing remote power and communication solutions for rural communities. iWayAfrica is an African ISP, offering pan-regional connectivity solutions over satellite, fibre and wireless access networks....

Schneider Electric celebrates World Environment Day

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Schneider Electric celebrates World Environment Day

Schneider Electric South Africa, the global specialists in energy management and automation, celebrated its fifth annual Global Environment Event at the Pastoral Centre Pre-School and Crèche, in Kliptown, Soweto. Joining in the movement to support Earth Overshoot...

Medupi and Kusile – time to pull the plug or face tariff boycott

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Medupi and Kusile – time to pull the plug or face tariff boycott

“It is no secret Eskom is haemorrhaging funds following a series of poor management decisions since 2007 and wide-scale looting and corruption caused by successive ANC deployed cadres and the Guptas,” states Ted Blom, Mining & Energy...

How to build your own electricity connection to the power grid

Monday, June 4th, 2018

How to build your own electricity connection to the power grid

The huge demand for new electricity connections in the business sector caused a backlog in infrastructure delivery at Eskom in the past and, resulting in longer waiting periods for some customers. Having now addressed the backlog, and...

Tariff hike hearings wrap-up with Eskom facing deeper challenges

Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Tariff hike hearings wrap-up with Eskom facing deeper challenges

Nersa’s hearings into the Eskom tariff hike request closed in Midrand, South Africa, presenting the panel with its biggest headache to date. Of the ZAR66 billion claimed, some ZAR44 billion was a claim for a shortfall of...

AfDB and Korea launch the Korea-Africa energy investment facility

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

AfDB and Korea launch the Korea-Africa energy investment facility

The Government of Korea and the African Development Bank have signed a Letter of Intent to launch the Korea-Africa Energy Investment Facility (KEIF) to provide significant support to the New Deal on Energy for Africa, which aims...

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