Nigeria's international power event
Featuring the latest technologies for the power, lighting, renewable, nuclear and water sectors
International exhibitors from 16 countries
Free educational sessions including Technical Seminars & Conferences
The African continent has seen an increase in renewable energy investment, however power interruptions continue to result in considerable economic losses. On a global-scale economic losses are in the region of up to $150 billion annually. In South Africa, due to power generation shortages and maintenance issues, the resulting load-shedding has created vast investment opportunities […]
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On Thursday, Italian renewable power company Enel Green Power (EGP) announced that it has initiated the construction of the 82.5MW Pulida solar power plant in South Africa's Free State Province. According to EGP, once the plant is in full operation it will have the capacity to generate an estimated 150GWh per year and save 138,000 tonnes […]
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In South Africa earlier this month, the Bokpoort Concentrated Solar Park (CSP) Independent Power Project (IPP) located in Groblershoop, Northern Cape, was awarded the title of African Community Project of the Year at the African Utility Week Industry Awards. This is the first energy project in South Africa for Saudi-based ACWA Power International, and is […]
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On Wednesday, the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved a $70.5 million loan to finance the Tanzania Power Sector Reform and Governance Support Programme. The AfDB said in a statement that the objective of the operation is to promote inclusive growth and enhance economic competitiveness through power sector, economic and financial governance reforms. “The loan agreement […]
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In South Africa, the Matjhabeng Municipality in the Free State has disconnected the power supply to 72 public schools in its jurisdiction due to the late payment of electricity fees totalling ZAR11 million. David van Vuuren, the Democratic Alliance's chief whip in the Free State legislature, commented: "Considering that the municipality owes Eskom ZAR600 million, the ZAR11 […]
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In Asia, South Korean scientists have developed an energy storage solution using cigarette butts for use in electric vehicles, wind turbines, computers and handheld devices. Metering.com reported that the research team managed to convert used butts into a high performing material that they claim outperforms commercially available carbon, graphene and carbon nanotubes, according to the […]
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