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Does Solar Power Mean No More Load Shedding? 5 Common Misconceptions

With Eskom warning that its system is likely to remain constrained for the near future and applying for hefty price hikes with the National Energy Regulator of South Africa, many South African companies and households are looking to become...

4 Things You Should Know About Virtual Power Plants

Virtual power plants (VPP) are a dynamic and rapidly developing technology that is poised to make a significant impact on the future of electricity generation, distribution, and consumption. A VPP is an aggregation of distributed energy resources such as...

South Africa’s First Electric Solar-Powered Buses Are Running in Cape Town

Golden Arrow, a major public transport bus service operator for Cape Town, South Africa, has officially launched two fully electric buses to ferry passengers as of July. The Golden Arrow Bus Service (GABS) has been pushing to reduce the carbon...

Energy Storage Technology Could Put an End to Africa’s Blackouts

A shift from Africa’s traditional approach to power generation is needed to unleash the continent’s clean energy potential and secure an African future free from blackouts. A strategy centred around energy storage and flexible power systems will be the...

European Solar Power Plant to Assist Eskom

Scatec Solar, Norwegian company specializing in photovoltaics (solar electricity), has connected its first solar farm to the South African grid. The new operation adds 86 MW of the 258 MW required in the solar power complex currently operating in...

West Africa-based pay-as-you-go solar company raises $25 million Series C funding round

West Africa-based pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar company, PEG Africa has completed a US$25 million Series C round from existing and new investors to take its total raised to date to US$50 million. PEG will use this latest round of investment...

Africa’s bumpy road to sustainable energy

For years, Kenyans freely used and disposed of plastic bags. The bags were ubiquitous—in the markets, in the gutters, and in the guts out of 3 out of every 10 animals taken to slaughter. Nakuru, a town northwest of Nairobi,...

Microgrids economically transform rural communities in Kenya

Renewvia Energy has unveiled that its first two microgrid facilities, outfitted with the company's innovative new mobile payment platform, are successfully up and running on the Islands of Ndeda and Ringiti in Kenya's Lake Victoria region. These microgrids are the...

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...

Top 7 Most Read Stories of the Week

How to Buy the iPhone 7 before it Officially Launches in South Africa Millions tuned in to the Apple press conference Wednesday for the first glimpse at the highly anticipated next generation of the market dominating iPhone. Hailed as the...
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Unpacking TECNO’s New SPARK 20P Smartphone: Available in SA

Having sufficient storage space on your smartphone is crucial in today's world, particularly with photos, videos, apps, and games...
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