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Oz Minerals establishes renewable collaborative programme

By: Esmarie Iannucci     19th June 2019 Copper miner Oz Minerals has launched an energy and mining collaboration (EMC) with six other organisations to investigate renewable energy and demand management related activities on a mine site. The first project as part of the EMC programme would see a trial installation of a near 250 kW... 

Nordic countries strengthen partnerships with sub-Saharan Africa

By: Kim Cloete     17th May 2019 The Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden are strengthening their partnerships with sub-Saharan African countries to increase green electrification and water security. The four countries are known for their expertise in developing viable and innovative energy systems, with a... 

South African-Danish partnership to launch Phase 2 of water project

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     3rd May 2019 Phase 2 of the Strategic Water Sector Cooperation partnership between Denmark and South Africa will be launched at this year’s African Utility Week, which will be held from May 14 to 16 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The partnership will host an exhibition stand and the water... 

Technology and systemic innovation

By: Terence Creamer     3rd May 2019 Asked during a recent interview with Wired magazine what technologies will have the most impact during the next five to 10 years, former US Vice-President, climate campaigner and technology investment Al Gore had the following to say: “We focus too much on individual technologies, and don't look... 

Deep Electrification Powered by Renewables Key for a Climate-Safe Future

9th April 2019 New report by IRENA charts pathways to further accelerate energy transformation which meets climate objectives while creating jobs and fostering economic growth  As the urgency to take bold climate action grows, new analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds that... 

IPPs and distributed energy solutions drive innovation

5th April 2019 While the obligation to deliver safe, reliable power to customers through aging assets is paramount, utilities face a rapidly evolving market as independent power producers (IPPs) and distributed generation solutions drive innovation and investment, says engineering, procurement and construction... 

CSIR engineers warn of increasing electricity prices, advise on load-shedding mitigation measures

By: Simone Liedtke     28th March 2019 While load-shedding is expected to continue plaguing South Africa for at least the next six months, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) energy systems senior engineer Joanne Calitz has also warned consumers to expect electricity prices to increase by about another 36% by 2021.... 

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