R/€ = 14.21
R/$ = 11.52
Au 1209.28 $/oz
Pt 1212.50 $/oz
Dec 12, 2014
A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by IMF assistant director Africa Mauro Mecagni, visited Kenya this month and reached a staff-level agreement on a programme that could be supported by the IMF through a stand-by arrangement and stand-by credit...
Dec 12, 2014
According to autonomous organisation the International Energy Agency (IEA), gas and renewable power are expected to be the major sources of energy growth on the African continent in the coming years. More than 620-million people, or two-thirds of the continent’s...
Sep 26, 2014
The availability of stable energy sources at competitive prices remains a core challenge for the South African aluminium industry, says EY Africa mining and metals leader Wickus Botha. “As aluminium smelting processes are significantly energy intensive, these...
Jul 31, 2014
IN LINE with international trends to embrace the benefits of renewable energy, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University is offering four short courses on alternative energy. NMMU, in conjunction with the Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies at...
Oct 15, 2013
The tenth New Energy Husum trade fair is focused on grass roots energy transition. From 20 to 23 March 2014 the focus of the exhibition and the congress in the North Frisian town is own use of renewable energy, alternative transport with electric vehicles,...
Apr 08, 2013
Kenya Power has signed a deal to buy 140 MW of geothermal electricity from private producer AGIL for 25 years starting in 2018, Kenya Power said in a statement on Monday. Demand for electricity from firms and homes outstrips Kenya's installed generation capacity,...
Jan 18, 2013
Africa, with all its natural resources, is the ideal location for renewable energy infrastructure investment and development. With renewable energy investment set to grow from $3.6-billion in 2012 to $57-billion by 2020, the 'gold rush' has started. The large volume...
Oct 19, 2012
The inaugural Power-Gen Africa conference and exhibition, which will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre from November 6 to 8, will provide comprehensive coverage of Africa’s power needs, the available resources and the issues facing the power-generation sector...
May 02, 2012
Mar 18, 2011
Work has begun on the establishment of an association in South Africa to promote the use of geothermal energy, as local interest grows in this renewable-energy solution, spurred by increasing energy prices and a greater focus on sustainability issues.
Feb 24, 2011
The Western Australian government on Thursday released a further round of funding to promote exploration in greenfield and under-explored areas, through the co-funded exploration drilling programme. The co-funded drilling programme forms part of the Royalties for...
Feb 18, 2011
Geothermal energy solutions provider Greenstone Geothermal reports that it is optimistic that geothermal energy applications will make a significant contribution to dealing with the South African energy crisis in the near future.
Jan 14, 2011
Rwanda plans to include geothermal power in its energy mix, in a bid to tackle severe electricity challenges and power its fast-expanding economy.
Oct 15, 2010
Apr 09, 2010
The Energy and Environment Partnership Programme with Southern and East Africa (EEP-S&EA), with a budget of €10-million, has made its first call for proposals from companies, research institutions and other public and private sector institutions, seeking financial...