Category archives for: Energy

The sun shines on Africa

solar ipp energy

Dinesh Buldoo, Director, Transmission and Distribution, WSP, Africa Research gestures that by tapping into renewable resources, there would be a 27% reduction in carbon emissions, from 695Mt per year of CO2 to 507Mt per year by 2040, and a reduction in fuel costs due to the reliance on solar (and wind) instead of oil and […]

Eskom invites entries for SMEs competition

Eskom Development Foundation’s acting CEO, Cecil Ramonotsi

By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE Eskom Development Foundation has urged black-owned up-and-coming businesses to enter the Eskom Business Investment Competition (BIC). Entries have been opened until July 18. Enterprises that have been operating for more than two years qualify. A total of R1,3 million worth of prizes up for grabs across in […]

Siemens launches global smart metering technology

smart metering technology

By STAFF REPORTER JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MUNICIPALITIES can now take full control of their revenue by improving billing accuracy thanks to a first-of-its-kind advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) technology that has been launched in South Africa. Launched at African Utility Week in Cape Town, the Siemens OPEX Model it is anticipated to enhance revenue collection […]

Tarnoy tops as African power personnel honoured

Helen

From MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town, (CAJ News) – UNITED Kingdom entrepreneur, Helen Tarnoy, has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the African Utility Week Industry Awards held in South Africa.The recognition of the Aldwych International co-founder and Managing Director is an endorsement of her passionate devotion to the continent’s power market for about […]

West Africa Clean Energy Corridor launched at African Utility Week

Africa Utility Week

Staff Reporter CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE West Africa Clean Energy Corridor (WACEC) has been launched in Cape Town with the aim of accelerating the deployment of utility scale renewable energy into the region. The launch was part of the African Utility Week Conference currently underway in the South African city. Renewable energy expert […]

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