Category archives for: Electricity

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 […]

Youth supported to solve continent’s energy challenges

Youth

From DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – EMPOWERING youth committed to solving the continent’s energy challenges will highlight the African Utility Week in Cape Town in May. Africa Internship Academy (AIA) will launch the programme in the South African city under the aegis of the Young Energy and Power Professionals (YEPP). […]

EU grant increases Zambians access to power

Government of Zambia and the European Union signed the Financing Agreement for the "Support to the Zambia Energy Sector: Increased Access to Electricity ..

From ARNOLD MULENGA in Lusaka, Zambia LUSAKA, (CAJ News) – OVER 300 000 Zambians are set to enjoy reliable, clean and affordable electricity following the €65 million grant the European Union (EU) has signed with the Southern African country. Electricity will be transmitted at least 63 000 households and micro small enterprises (MSEs). It will […]

Rebranded forum shapes Central Africa energy’s future

Future Energy Central Africa

From ROSE SADOU in Yaounde, Cameroon YAOUNDE, (CAJ News) – CENTRAL Africa’s prime energy summit will return to Cameroon in November under a new name and eager to build on the success of the last edition held last November in the region’s economic powerhouse. Formerly the International Partnerships for African Development (iPAD) Cameroon Energy Infrastructure […]

Nigerian households endure decline in power supply

Load shedding

OKORO CHINEDU LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NEW aggregated poll results for the second half of the past year have revealed a decline in power supply to Nigeria households in the last quarter. NOIPolls, the surveying firm, revealed only an average of 37 percent reported improvement in supply, thus representing a significant nine-point decline when compared […]

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