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Calgro M3 to launch SA’s first off-grid company

20th April 2015 In a first for South Africa, Calgro M3 is soon to launch a subsidiary that will operate completely off the national electricity grid, by generating its own renewable energy to run all aspects of the business, including that subsidiary’s administration office. “We believe that in this era of tight... 

Saippa welcomes govt’s renewal of power purchase contracts

By: Natalie Greve     2nd April 2015 The South African Independent Power Producers Association (Saippa) has welcomed the renewal of the short-term power purchase programme (STPPP) contracts, as confirmed by parastatal Eskom and Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown on Wednesday. The association, led by chairperson Sisa Njikelana,... 

Re-establishing confidence

By: Terence Creamer     17th October 2014 In his concluding remarks during the release the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief economist Olivier Blanchard argued that the challenge for national policymakers was to “re-establish confidence, through a clear plan to deal with both the legacies of the... 

Weak SA growth, Ebola weigh on otherwise strong African growth prospects

By: Terence Creamer     7th October 2014 Ebola in West Africa and continued weak growth in South Africa – the continent’s second largest, but most advanced economy – were weighing down an otherwise positive outlook for sub-Saharan Africa, the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF’s) latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) showed. Growth in... 

IMF downgrades SA outlook amid global recovery, robust African growth 

By: Terence Creamer     8th April 2014 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has again lowered its growth outlook for the South African economy and has listed the country among those large emerging economies whose growth outlook has been downgraded as a result of domestic policy weaknesses, tighter domestic and external financial... 

Increase in LPG demand leads to surge in disreputable dealers

By: Sashnee Moodley     1st February 2013 Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of using liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), leading to some individuals and companies entering the LPG supply market and offering consumers unregulated and substandard services, states Liquefied Petroleum Gas Safety Association of Southern... 


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