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26 Feb 2016
 
 
Gridlocked
REAL ECONOMY: ELECTRICITY
Much emphasis is rightly being given to Africa’s electricity generation backlogs, with the African Union estimating that a whopping 700 GW of new capacity will be required by 2040 to close the...
 
 
18 Feb 2016
 
African leaders have no right to blame colonisers – Mohale
POLITICS
African leaders "have no right to blame colonisers" for some of the challenges they face, Shell South Africa chairperson Bonang Mohale said on Wednesday. The former president of the Black...
 
 
17 Feb 2016
 
 
 
Eskom says African power pool would stimulate new generation investment
ENERGY
South Africa’s State-owned electricity utility Eskom has called for the creation of an integrated African power pool to facilitate greater electricity trade across borders and to encourage new...
 
 
16 Feb 2016
 
 
 
 
 
Areva and Rosatom on nuclear costs, secrecy and the South African tender
NUCLEAR
Nuclear vendor Areva, which is planning to participate in a French industry bid for South Africa’s proposed nuclear build programme, indicated on Tuesday that, in the absence of an actual tender,...
 
 
Progress on ‘Zizabona’ interconnector critical to unlocking Southern African power projects
ELECTRICITY
The Energy Ministers of Zambia and Zimbabwe reaffirmed their commitment on Tuesday to accelerating the development of the ‘Zizabona’ electricity transmission interconnector, which is seen as...
 
 
19 Feb 2015
 
 
 
WEC Africa vice-chair calls for energy development for Africans, by Africans
ELECTRICITY
Africa had the potential to be one of the biggest providers of energy in the world, but was still seen as a “good for nothing” continent, particularly with regard to US investment, World Energy...
 
 
17 Feb 2015
 
 
 
Enel Green Power sees SA renewables programme as a global ‘case study’
RENEWABLE ENERGY
Enel Green Power (EGP) country manager for South Africa Lamberto Dai Pra has described government’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) as a case study for...
 
 
 
 
$450bn needed to provide sub-Saharan African urban areas access to electricity
ENERGY
Sub-Saharan Africa is still faced with the challenge of providing citizens access to electricity and an additional $450-billion will need to be invested to ensure that people in urban areas have...
 
 
 
 
Eskom war room fixed with restoring plant availability, but stabilisation could be 30 months off
ELECTRICITY CRISIS
There is currently no shortage of electricity capacity in South Africa, Department of Energy (DoE) acting director-general Dr Wolsey Barnard acknowledged on Tuesday. However, the availability of...
 
 
11 Feb 2015
 
World Energy Council to host energy ministerial in Johannesburg next week
What's On
10 February, London and Johannesburg – The World Energy Council will be gathering African energy ministers and energy leaders at a high-level roundtable in Johannesburg next Tuesday, 17 February to...
 
 
20 Feb 2014
 
SA: Statement by Gauteng Infrastructure Development, on the Africa Energy Indaba (19/02/2014)
STATEMENT
MEC for Infrastructure Development, Ms Qedani Mahlangu has joined international energy guru's in calling for a global paradigm shift to achieve a sustainable solution to the 'energy trilemma' (the...
 
 
18 Feb 2014
 
Energy Indaba 2014: more regional focus can catalyse African Development
SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Recent years have witnessed the multiplication of energy-related events, policies and initiatives in South Africa. On the eve of the 6th Africa Energy Indaba (AEI) which takes place in Sandton,...
 
 
15 Apr 2013
 
The wealth that lies beneath African soil
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
The numerous renewable energy, economic and infrastructure developments on the African continent make it an attractive investment destination. All that is required to take successful African...
 
 
25 Feb 2013
 
Africa Energy Indaba: Empowering Renewable Energy Sources?
SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
2013 sees South African cities play host to a number of international events. The African Mining Indaba was held in Cape Town earlier this month, and Durban will soon host the much anticipated...
 
 
21 Feb 2013
 
 
 
Renewables alone cannot guarantee baseload power – Adam
ELECTRICITY
South Africa’s required base-load power capacity could not be guaranteed through renewable-energy sources alone, Nuclear Industry Association of South Africa (Niasa) president Dr Rob Adam said on...
 
 
 
                       
 
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