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Canadian Solar’s Partner Romano Wins Eskom Rooftop Project in Johannesburg

About Eskom

Eskom generates approximately 95% of the electricity used in South Africa and approximately 45% of the electricity used in Africa. Eskom generates, transmits and distributes electricity to industrial, mining, commercial, agricultural and residential customers and redistributors. Additional power stations and major power lines are being built to meet rising electricity demand in South Africa. Eskom will continue to focus on improving and strengthening its core business of electricity generation, transmission, trading and distribution.  For more information, please visit www.eskom.co.za. read more

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SA ECONOMIC GROWTH HIT BY MINING SECTOR

Will the Chinese purchase divested mining interests? read more

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Cape Town welcomes more than 5000 power and water professionals this week as Eskom CE Brian Dames and Minister Edna Molewa address African Utility Week

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Practical solutions to energy challenges for industry at African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa “Overalls are optional”

“The operative word this year is definitely ‘practical’ and there simply is no substitute for onsite experience”, says a very excited African Utility Week event director Russell Hughes.  “I want to invite our expo visitors to come and get their hands dirty while earning some valuable CPD points – overalls are optional!” read more

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“I think energy efficiency and management in the short to long term is the way to go and this conference’s emphasis on ways to improve these is impressive.”

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African Development Bank Economist to present report on continent’s wind energy market at Clean Power Africa this month

Some 5000 power professionals to gather in Cape Town read more

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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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Tariff hike of only 1% increases mining costs to R100 million per year, says industry expert

African Utility Week to give practical solutions to solve power challenges facing big business read more

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“Wind is already at grid parity. PV on rooftop is just obvious. It is just a matter of time now.”

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World Earth Day: Clean Power Africa to showcase renewable energy solutions for businesses

Clean Power Africa to showcase top hydro, solar and wind technology

“Today’s World Earth Day reminds us all of our need to commit to protecting our environment and increasing renewable energy projects instead of relying on the more traditional power sources is a great way for countries and companies to start making a difference.”   This is according to Emma Sayers, the conference producer of the upcoming Clean Power Africa in Cape Town’s CTICC from 14-15 May. 

The event will give an exclusive look at hydro, wind and solar projects and opportunities across the African continent, gathering major stakeholders in the clean power energy generation sector looking at feasible solutions to fulfil Africa’s generation capacity needs. 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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DistribuTECH Africa Conference to Co-Locate with POWER-GEN Africa 2014

Monday, 4 March 2013. PennWell International announced that it has made the strategic decision to co-locate the POWER-GEN Africa and DistribuTECH Africa exhibitions and conferences. The combined event will take place from 17 – 19 March, 2014 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. read more

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Continent’s eyes on African Utility Week as Eskom’s Brian Dames confirms welcome address

The only truly pan-African event

 

Eskom Chief Executive Brian Dames will once again deliver the keynote address during this year’s opening session of AFRICAN UTILITY WEEK in Cape Town on 14 May. Some 5000 power professionals from all over the continent meet at this event every year at what is the largest utility gathering of its kind in Africa. read more

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“The challenge is that it is often difficult to quantify Smart Grid investments’ benefit to the economy”

Exclusive interview with Dieter Gutschow, Managing Consultant, Eon Consulting, South Africa, who along with a senior Eskom representative will present a presentation on:  “Quantifying the benefit of different smart grid technologies for overhead lines” during the Smart Grids/T&D track at African Utility Week. read more

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