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Among the 39 countries surveyed in sub-Saharan Africa- to determine the most efficient power utilities when it comes to operational and capital expenditures, Uganda came out on top. The study titled Making Power Affordable for Africa and Viable for its Utilities, has been compiled by the World Bank, reports the Observer. The investigation compared cash […]
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This development follows after the utility recently announced that since the deployment of their prepaid meter system five years ago, the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has seen an improvement in revenue inflows of 35%. Read more... Local media, the Herald, noted that Zesa has recently completed the installation of 590,518 prepaid meters […]
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According to the ombudsman, in its reporting the magazine had “brazenly veered off the South African Code of Ethics and Conduct, resulting in Eskom being cast in a negative light”. Echoing the ruling, which found the Financial Mail in violation of a Tier 2 code, Eskom’s Acting Head of Legal, Suzanne Daniels decried the poor […]
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Morocco’s Department of Economic Studies and Financial Forecasting (DEPF) has reported a 1.2% electricity production drop ending February after a positive performance in January and a 1% increase a year earlier. Morocco World News reported that this reduction is due to a joint decline in production of the National Office of Electricity and Drinking Water […]
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The report, released earlier this week by the National Bureau of Statistics and the Rural Energy Agency shows that grid electricity is the second largest source of power in rural areas with 34.5% of households connected, while solar is leading by nearly 65%. Read the report here… "The results show that solar power is the […]
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In a statement issued on Monday by executive director of the association, Sunday Oduntan, he urged the government to inject funds into the transmission section of the sector, the Premium Times reported. It is reported that in November 2013, the Nigerian government pledged to provide subsidies for electricity transmission, after private investors took over the […]
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