Electricity
Monday, 22 June 2009 13:46

Faith in SA's economic prospects

A significant acquisition
Established in 1998 when Krish Chetty identified an opportunity to provide a quality and reliable service to the electrical industry in South Africa, Cullin Africa started as a trading company and proceeded to do business with state-owned enterprises and local utilities.

The DRC has the potential to produce 150 000 megawatts of power, approximately three times Africa’s present consumption, but although the DRC is host to 60% of Africa’s hydroelectric potential, only 7% of the country’s population has access to electricity. Lack of local demand has led the DRC to export to SINELAC (Société International d’Electricite des Pays des Grands LACS), Angola, Burundi, the Congo, Rwanda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

 

Following a power trip that occurred at the Koeberg nuclear power plant in Cape Town during the last week in May, State-owned entity PetroSA is assisting Eskom after Koeberg Unit 2 stopped generating electricity following a fault on its generator side.
Monday, 20 April 2009 08:16

Power demand records broken

Since Tuesday, 22 May 2007, a number of South African power system demand records have been broken.

 

The World Bank reports that Ghana’s growth and falling poverty rates could raise the income status of the country within the next ten years.
Thursday, 16 April 2009 10:30

Guaranteed savings with Iskhus power

Iskhus Power specialises in electricity savings through the improvement of the power quality in a customer’s network, in turn saving energy and improving the performance of equipment.
Thursday, 16 April 2009 10:29

Green plan for Westminster

A plan to reduce the carbon footprint of the houses of parliament, by almost a third using wind turbines, tidal power and underground boreholes, is being considered by Palace of Westminster officials.
The National Energy Regulator (Nersa) received an application from Eskom in April this year to consider changing some of the current rules under which Eskom’s electricity prices are determined in the Multi-Year Price Determination (MYPD).
Thursday, 16 April 2009 07:53

The Green Switch concept

A lighting response to the energy & environmental crisis.

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