Energy & Utilities

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Standard Bank Commits to SA’s Power Provision

Standard Bank has provided finance to 14 active renewable energy projects delivering power to South Africa’s power grid, helping to alleviate a chronic energy shortage.

Getting the Circular Economy Rolling

Hemann Erdmann of REDISA argues that, while South Africa is ahead of the EU in promoting modular economic changes, the route to achieving circularity is still being honed.

Lesedi Nuclear Services : Powering & Empowering South Africa

Restructuring and diversification at Lesedi Nuclear Services over 14-years culminates in the globally-significant market position.

South Africa’s Green Sector Gains Critical Momentum

Amanda Dinan breaks down what many perceive to be South Africa's "challenge of our generation" in its green sector.

Rainmaker Energy : Cost-Competitive Renewable Solutions

As a specialist in innovative renewable solutions, Rainmaker Energy is a privately owned company with broad expertise as an originator, developer and owner-operator of renewable energy assets in South Africa.

Umoya Energy (RF) (Pty) Ltd : Setting an Example in South Africa

Umoya Energy is an IPP (Independent Power Producer) created as a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to develop and own Hopefield Wind Farm, South Africa’s first wind farm to reach commercial operation date (COD) on 1 February, 2014.

Aurora Wind Power (RF) (Pty) : Celebrating Commercial Operations

Aurora Wind Power proudly celebrates the commercial operation of its 94MW West Coast 1 wind farm, beginning to generate full output of electricity on schedule.

Scatec Solar to Build Largest Solar Plant in West Africa

An historic agreement to build, own and operate West Africa’s first utility-scale solar power plant has been signed by Norwegian company, Scatec Solar and its partners.

Eranove Signs Hydro-Electric Power Project in Mali

Hydro-electric power is one renewable energy source that is in abundant supply in Africa, and Eranove is looking to capitalise on this through its new hydro-electric power project in Mali

ecosur afrique : Carbon Credits Transaction is First in West Africa

ecosur afrique secures the first carbon credits transaction, allowing customers to offset the CO2 emissions of vehicles leased in West Africa