iAfrica News 5 July 2012: Power utility Eskom is committed to providing enough electricity to sustain South Africa’s economic growth and development goals, an official said on Thursday. This strategy would be effective only through the close co-operation of state enterprises, Eskom chairman Zola Tso
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Renewable Energy World 4 July 2012: The most recent round of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) in South Africa saw fewer projects awarded than Round I. At first glance it did not look positive when only 9 projects, half the amount seen in Round I, were announced as preferred bidders by the Department of
ESI-Africa Online Journal: 3 July 2012: Small-scale renewable energy solutions, produced from zero or low carbon source technologies and derived from naturally regenerative or practically inexhaustible resources, are the latest addition to the list of energy efficient technologies funded through Eskom’s
Eversheds Online: 27 June 2012: The Republic of South Africa’s Department of Energy (“SADoE”) has announced that the bid deadline for its third round of tenders for renewable energy projects has been further extended from 14 June 2012 to 14 August 2012. The third bid submission deadline is now 0
02 July 2012: ESI Journal Online 2 July 2012 – Winter in South Africa, which sees the annual electricity demand peaks reach their highs, has seen peaks of about 35 GW reached at the end of June, particularly during the evening peak hours from five PM to nine PM. The most critical period within this
02 July 2012: Money Web Online Eskom Holdings, which is spending $40bn to end the power shortages afflicting South Africa’s economy, plans to sever the government backing that allows it to borrow more cheaply than most emerging-market utilities. South Africa’s biggest state-owned borrower shares the n
28 June 2012: Coast Week Online Greenpeace Africa on Monday urged the South African government to push national power utility Eskom to increase investment in renewable energy. In a new report, the advocacy group said South African communities are at risk of losing access to water due to huge reliance on c