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Zambia granted $50M towards renewable energy programme

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $50 million framework financing for small-scale renewable energy projects in Zambia. Due to recent droughts, Zambia has experienced a severe electricity supply deficit. In response to this issue, the Zambian government launched the...

Botswana Power Corporation signs contract with GE Power to further digital transformation

Aligning with Botswana’s commitment to provide energy users access to affordable energy services and improve its grid efficiency, GE Power’s Grid Solution business announced that it has signed its first contract with Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) on May 24,...

Remote monitoring as a power management solution

Tellumat Integrated Solutions has redeveloped its power management solution for shared base station facilities, providing network operators with extra business assurance through remote monitoring and management. The need As municipalities continue to restrict the number of cellular towers allowed in residential...

‘South Africa to align energy plans with SADC gas master plan’ – Minister Jeff Radebe

South Africa hosted the joint meeting of Southern African Development Community (SADC) Ministers responsible for Energy and Water in, Johannesburg on Tuesday, 26 June 2018. The meeting was co-chaired by the Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe and Minister of Water...

Building a case for predictive maintenance for mining

The South African mining industry performed poorly over the past ten years, shrinking to become even smaller today than it was in 1994. However, if major constraints impeding accelerated growth and development are lifted, estimates show that the mining sector...

ENGIE to continue expanding decentralised energy offering

Global utility, ENGIE, is confirming its focus on off-grid energy provision in Africa, with plans to continue expanding their solar home system (SHS) and mini-grid activities. ENGIE is launching new mini-grid projects in Zambia with ENGIE PowerCorner and starting commercial...

Load shedding expected throughout the weekend

On Friday, June 15, South Africa experienced its second consecutive day of load shedding, with power outages likely to continue over the weekend. Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe said that stage 1 load shedding started at 11:30 and would continue until...

Africa has potential to revolutionise the energy sector through smart power innovation

Within developing economies, including Africa, there are growing opportunities to implement new technologies and localised energy generation systems, that could lead to innovation that will change how the world generates, stores and distributes power. This is according to Kieran...

Mobile application cost calculator for major household appliances to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The Department of Energy has implemented a programme to remove the highest energy-consuming appliances from the South African market. The programme is aimed at introducing appliances that are less energy consuming and compliant with the new Minimum Energy Performance...

LTE Boosts automation and safety in the mining industry

South Africa has one of the most abundant mineral reserves in the world. Different estimates suggest that the country could be sitting on $2.5-$5 trillion worth of mineral reserves. Mining, therefore, is an essential economic activity in the country...
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