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UBER Eats Tackles SA’s Energy Crisis Head On

Online food ordering and delivery platform, Uber Eats, and mobile rental network, Adoozy Power, have partnered up to enable South Africans to rent power banks and have them delivered to their doorstep. Facilitated by Uber Direct, which is Uber...

$1.1-Million Foreign Investment Boosts Solar Energy Manufacturing in South Africa

The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) reports that it has welcomed the investment decision by Italian-based firm Enertronica Santerno to expand its manufacturing activities in South Africa. SAPVIA is the industry body representing solar PV (photovoltaics) in South Africa. The...

6 steps to stay ahead of load shedding

Eskom has proposed 15 per cent-a-year tariff hike over the next three years, businesses have to become intelligent about power consumption to be sustainable. With South African businesses in the throes of debilitating load shedding, there are widespread concerns around...

Access to electricity key for Africa’s development

Nearly 600 million, or 48% of Africa’s population, still lack access to electricity, with the majority living in rural areas Africa will not fully develop if hundreds of millions of its people continue to live without electricity, Economic Commission for...

Power generated by the Kariba Dam gets halved

Power generated by the Kariba Dam has been halved, says a recent report by Reuters. According to Zambian State-owned Zesco, both Zambia and Zimbabwe have reduced power generation to around half capacity at their power stations at the Kariba Dam...

Load-shedding expected for large parts of South Africa

#PowerAlert : #Eskom will implement stage 2 #loadshedding today from 09:00 to 22:00 due to a shortage of capacity. We apologise for the inconvenience. @CityPowerJhb @City_Ekurhuleni @CityofCT @CityofJoburgZA @eThekwiniM @CityTshwane @TrafficSA — Eskom Hld SOC Ltd (@Eskom_SA) December 6, 2018 Large...

Power is critical from bush to estate

IIoT delivers electrical efficiency Substations get new lease on life Upmarket residential estate goes off grid “The energy supply industry in South Africa is experiencing a new dawn,” says Taru Madangombe, Vice President of Energy in Southern Africa for Schneider Electric. “It offers...

Cryptocurrency unlocks energy access in rural areas

Sun Exchange, a solar micro-leasing marketplace, recently announced a new initiative in partnership with rural mini-grid solutions provider, Powerhive, which will utilise the crypto-economy to accelerate global progress towards universal energy access. More than 1 billion people today still live...

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,...

New Namibian solar project to address socio-economic development challenges

Namibia's minister of mines and energy, Tom Alweendo, highlighted the need for the government and private sector to collaborate in order to address socio-economic development challenges. The announced was made during the launch of the B2Gold Otjiko Solar Farm in...
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