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Twelve African Energy, Mining and Industry Ministers confirm attendance at the Africa Energy Forum 2013 in Barcelona

A recent report from the World Bank indicated that the GDP of a third of African countries grew by at least 6% last year, despite the estimate that power outages cost African economies on average around 2% pa of their GDP. read more

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Ten African Government Ministers confirm attendance at the 15th Africa Energy Forum 2013: the international forum for Africa’s power sector

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What Is Needed for Sustainable Energy for Africa?

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AGGREKO, SHANDUKA RECOGNISED FOR DELIVERING AFRICA’S BEST FAST TRACK POWER PROJECT

The Aggreko Shanduka cross-border power project, located at Ressano Garcia in Mozambique has been awarded Africa’s Best Fast Track Power Project in 2012 at the Africa Energy Awards. The award ceremony took place during the gala dinner of the Power and Electricity World Africa conference and exhibition being held from the 8th to 11th of April in Johannesburg. read more

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Aggreko and Shanduka Recognised for Delivering Africa’s Best Fast Track Power Project

The power project has been awarded at the Africa Energy Awards read more

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Aggreko et Shanduka récompensés pour la livraison du meilleur projet d’énergie à exécution rapide en Afrique

Le projet a été récompensé à l’occasion du Prix africains de l’énergie read more

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“The demand for electrical energy in many African countries is growing rapidly, requiring both supply and demand solutions.”

Exclusive interview with Dudley Miller, vice-president energy business unit, Schneider Electric South Africa – who are gold sponsors again at African Utility Week. read more

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MEC Qedani Mahlangu to Officially Open the Africa Energy Indaba 2013 Exhibition

The Gauteng MEC for Infrastructure Development, Qedani Mahlangu will officially open the exhibition of the 5th annual Africa Energy Indaba on 19th February 2013 at the Sandton Convention Centre.  The exhibition will be showcasing the latest technologies and vast opportunities in Africa’s energy sector. The opening of the exhibition by the MEC reinforces the Department of Infrastructure Development’s (DID) commitment to a greener economy. read more

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EMPOWERING AFRICANS WITH ENERGY

19-21 FEBRUARY 2013

Meet leaders in the African energy sector from across the continent and unlock energy opportunities in Africa by registering now to attend the 5th annual Africa Energy Indaba. read more

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Headline: The time is ripe for biogas investment, says SABIA, ahead of launch at Africa Energy Indaba

The South African Biogas Industry Association (SABIA)will be launched at the Africa Energy Indaba in February 2013 by experts who believe that biogas should no longer be lumped together with other alternative energy sources,but holds enough weight to stand in its own category. read more

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Debate about nuclear power to heat up at 2013 Nuclear Forum

Although nuclear power stations have been phased out in many parts of the world due to safety concerns following Japan’s Fukushima disaster, the debate about nuclear power as an alternative to coal-fired power is heating up in South Africa. read more

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The Southern African – German Chamber of Commerce is back on board with the Africa Energy Indaba 2013

The Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry is pleased to announce its endorsement of The Africa Energy Indaba 2013. The Africa Energy Indaba which is in its 5th year has provided The German Chamber with compelling reasons to continue their association with the event; particularly after the success of The Africa Energy Indaba 2012. read more

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The renewable energy ‘gold rush’ is in Africa

Africa, with all its natural resources, is the ideal location for renewable energy infrastructure investment and development. With potential growth in renewable energy investment set to grow from US $3,6 billion in 2012 to US $57 billion by 2020, the ‘gold rush’ has started.  The large volume of foreign direct investment into the South African Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) established by the South African Department of Energy to identify investment opportunities in the electricity sector is evidence of this gold rush. read more

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New World Energy Council report identifies the critical issues holding back the transition of the global energy sector

NEW DELHI – Continued uncertainty in the future direction of climate frameworks, political instability of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, energy price volatility, and the global economic recession are what energy leaders consider as the top ‘insomnia’ issues driving the world energy agenda this year, according to the 2013 World Energy Issues Monitor, published today by the World Energy Council (WEC). read more

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