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Energy, technology added to industry awards

power utility

TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THIS year’s African Utility Week Industry Awards will be bigger than ever following the addition of five more categories. These are Small-Scale Sustainable Energy Project, Innovative Technology of the Year, Deal of the Year, ICT Excellence Award and Gas-to-Power Project of the Year. The fourth edition of the annual African […]

Diamond sponsorship for African Utility Week

KPMG

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – PREPARATIONS for the 17th annual African Utility Week have received a major boost after KPMG, the professional services company, was confirmed as the diamond sponsor. The conference and expo will take place from May 16 to May 18 at the Cape Town International Convention […]

East Africa’s biggest solar project starts operations

the-soroti-power-plant-in-uganda

From HASSAN ONYANGO in Kampala, Uganda KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – EAST Africa’s largest solar plant, the US$19 million Soroti Solar project, has begun operations. Made up of 32 680 photovoltaic panels, the new 10 megawatt facility is the country’s first grid-connected solar plant and will generate clean, low-carbon, sustainable electricity to 40 000 homes, schools […]

Chinese tech boost to Lagos regional power summit

West African Power Industry Convention

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – PREPARATIONS for the upcoming West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC), set for Lagos, have received a major boost after a global information and telecommunications firm returned as the exclusive diamond sponsor. This is the third consecutive time Huawei, the Chinese multinational company, sponsors the summit. “We are […]

Ding announced new CoAL director

Coal mining

GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – COAL of Africa Limited (CoAL), the emerging exploration, development and mining company operating in South Africa, has announced the appointment of Shangren Ding as a non-executive director. The appointment is with immediate effect. Ding, aged 54, is an experienced professional engineer who brings considerable experience to the CoAL board […]

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