Electricity
Wednesday, 08 April 2009 14:04

Eskom secures support for capital expansion

In support of Eskom’s capital expansion programme, Government has approved guarantees totalling ZAR175,97-billion over 5 years.
Wednesday, 08 April 2009 14:03

Barloworld- A focused power business

The Barloworld group has formed a focused business unit, known as Barloworld Power, in order to capitalise on the opportunities in all aspects of generator power supplied to industry and business in Southern Africa.
Africa needs to add approximately 270GW to its capacity by 2020 in order to meet its growing power demand.
Wednesday, 08 April 2009 09:21

LKAB cuts costs with ABB motors

Electric motor efficiency is extremely important to LKAB.
OSRAM has launched a unique project for producing light away from a permanent power supply on Lake Victoria in Kenya.
The Coca-Cola Company and alternative transportation pioneer ZAP (OTCBB: ZAAP) recently announced a project that will involve using 30 of its compact trucks for a new beverage distribution system in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Tuesday, 07 April 2009 15:31

Success with energy shifting & efficiency

As part of a recent power shifting project, special geyser ripple-control receivers are being installed in homes within the entire Nelson Mandela Bay Metro (NMBM).

 

Tuesday, 07 April 2009 15:30

Sa’s emergency energy plan

In line with the National Emergency Response Plan to the current energy situation announced by government last week, the ministers of Minerals and Energy and Public Enterprises convened a high-level meeting in Pretoria with the mining industry, Eskom and various representatives of organised labour.
Tuesday, 07 April 2009 15:29

Minister Buyelwa Sonjica on Eskom crisis

The Minister of Minerals and Energy, Ms Buyelwa Sonjica, recently expressed the South African government's concern at the high rate of outages the country is experiencing.
Tuesday, 07 April 2009 15:27

Lighting Africa initiative


The World Bank Group recently launched an initiative to provide modern lighting to the 250 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa who have no access to electricity.
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