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In South Africa, energy minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson on Thursday officially announced the winning preferred bidders in round four of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) at a media briefing held in Cape Town. The Department of Energy (DoE) issued confirmation letters to 13 preferred bidders on Friday last week with the winners independently […]
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On Thursday, the Egyptian Electricity Ministry signed a $28 million deal to construct a transformer power station in the Suez Canal region. The project aims to support the country’s increased power demand during the summer months, said Ahmed Hanafi, head of the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company. The transformer project will be funded by the European […]
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In Namibia, NamPower’s managing director Paulinus Shilamba announced on Monday that the first unit of the state-owned utility’s Van Eck power station outside the capital Windhoek is expected to come back online during April 2015 with the last unit expected to return to service at the end of September 2015. Shilamba said when Van Eck is […]
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Nigerian power distribution company Ikeja Electric, announced that it will be investing $100 million in pre-paid smart meters to be deployed to its customers for free. The smart meter intiative will begin in May with the deployment of 2,000 units, an additional 5,000 in June and 12,000 to 15,000 thereafter, local media Punch reported. The […]
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On Tuesday, Johannesburg power utility City Power announced that they will be implementing a smart meter ‘load limiting’ pilot initiative to reduce the onset of load shedding. According to City Power the smart meters will be able to remotely monitor each households energy consumption and notify users via SMS when ‘the threat of load shedding […]
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South African independent power producer BioTherm Energy secured a spot in round 4 of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) for three renewable power projects in South Africa. According to the African-based company the three projects include the 120MW Golden Valley Wind facility, 45MW Aggeneys Solar PV and 86MW Konkoonsies II Solar […]
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