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In South Africa, trends are converging where technologies, developed by German automobile manufacturing company BMW and their local small enterprise partner GridCars, are tackling challenges around electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. The challenges include reducing the impact of electricity in the vehicles, the affordability of the vehicles and easy access to refueling sources that […]
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In South Africa, the South African Department of Energy has issued bid documents for the Expedited Bid Window for the procurement of an additional 1,800MW of renewable energy generation capacity under the REIPPP programme, said corporate law firm Macfarlanes. The renewable energy bid documents released this week include Part A (General Rules and Requirements), Part […]
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On Thursday, state-owned power utility Eskom acting CE Brian Molefe received an honorary degree of Doctor of Engineering (DEng) from Scotland’s Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU). According to Eskom, the Scottish university decided to bestow the honour on Brian Molefe in November 2014, while he was still in his position at Transnet, the state-owned freight logistics […]
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In East Africa, the Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) announced that it will develop a 400MW wind power farm in the Meru County, eastern Kenya. The wind power project will be financed by a consortium of development financiers namely the French Development Agency and the German Development Bank. Kenya wind power According to KenGen the […]
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On Tuesday, the prime ministers of Benin, Mali, Niger, Togo and the Ivory Coast urged regional governments to liberalise the West African region’s electricity sector to overcome insufficient power capacities. The appeal was made in Abidjan, during the founding meeting of the West African Energy Leaders Group — an initiative assembling political and business leaders […]
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On Wednesday, the South African National Treasury said that government has sold its 13.91% share in African mobile communications company Vodacom to the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) acting on behalf of the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF). The money from the sale will be used to fund the ZAR23 billion ($2 billion) allocated to state-owned […]
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