ESKOM GROUP EXECUTIVE RESIGNED AFTER 26YEARS IN SOUTH AFRICA

ESKOM GROUP EXECUTIVE RESIGNED AFTER 26YEARS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Eskom Group Executive for Generation, Phillip Dukashe, has resigned from his position, following a 26-year association with the power utility.

The power utility announced Dukashe’s resignation on Monday – just more than a year after his permanent appointment in April 2021.

“A true, loyal asset to Eskom and the country,

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KenGen COMPLETE CONSTRUCTION OF 83MEGAWATT GEOTHERMAL PLANT

KenGen COMPLETE CONSTRUCTION OF 83MEGAWATT GEOTHERMAL PLANT

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has completed the construction of an 83-megawatt additional geothermal plant, setting in motion activities to add it to the national power grid by June 2022. This milestone follows a successful delivery of full steam to the Olkaria power plant.

KenGen Managing Director and CEO, Rebecca

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NIGERIA GOVT. TO RAMP POWER INFRASTRUCTURE WITH US$4BN FUNDING

NIGERIA GOVT. TO RAMP POWER INFRASTRUCTURE WITH US$4BN FUNDING

The Nigerian Federal Government has expressed optimism that the various funding arrangements amounting to about US$4 billion have been put in place to boost power transmission capacity and other power infrastructure in the country would lead to an improved power supply to Nigerians.

Nigeria’s electricity supply in the past two

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LIBERIAN SENATE REQUEST SOLUTION TO LIGHT PROBLEM FROM LEC & LERC

LIBERIAN SENATE REQUEST SOLUTION TO LIGHT PROBLEM FROM LEC & LERC

The Plenary of the Liberian Senate has given the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) and the Liberia Electricity Regulatory Commission (LERC) two weeks to submit a plan of action with specific timeline. This is part of its plans to resolve the nation electricity challeneges

They have also asked them to recommend

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RESIDENTS COMPLAIN ABOUT NAWEC INABILITY IN GAMBIA

RESIDENTS COMPLAIN ABOUT NAWEC INABILITY IN GAMBIA

Residents of the Greater Banjul Area and West Coast Region in The Gambia has complain to the government about National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) inability to service them.

The people of the area has been suffering from inadequate water and electricity supply for a very long time and has

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TOTAL ENERGIES TO HELP UGANDA TAP THE WINDPOWER GOLDMINE

TOTAL ENERGIES TO HELP UGANDA TAP THE WINDPOWER GOLDMINE

TotalEnergies is making plans to help Uganda utilized its Wind power. The country currently has one of the lowest per capita electricity consumptions in the world with 215 kWh per capita per year.

So far, the country has a total installed energy capacity of 882MW, according to Energypedia.

Meanwhile, according

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NIGERIAN STILL IN DARKNESS DESPITE NERC 2,000MW POWER PROJECT APPROVAL

NIGERIAN STILL IN DARKNESS DESPITE NERC 2,000MW POWER PROJECT APPROVAL

It is well over a year since Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) granted approval for a 2000mw power project but still Nigeria are having Electricity challanges.

According to NERC’s analysis of data released, it showed that between the four quarters spanning June 2020 to June 2021, the industry regulator granted

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THE ROOT CAUSE AND SOLUTION TO ELECTRICITY SHORTAGES IN SOUTH AFRICA

THE ROOT CAUSE AND SOLUTION TO ELECTRICITY SHORTAGES IN SOUTH AFRICA

President Cyril Ramaphosa writes a letter to his people explaining the root cause and his proposed solution being implemented to resolve the issue of electricity shortages in South Africa. 

For more than a week now, South Africans have had to endure the disruption and inconvenience of intermittent load shedding, as

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SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF WOOD POLES (MALAWI ELECTRICITY ACCESS PROJECT)

SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF WOOD POLES (MALAWI ELECTRICITY ACCESS PROJECT)

The Government of Malawi has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Malawi Electricity Access Project (MEAP) to be implemented by The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi Limited (ESCOM). ESCOM intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for Supply and Delivery

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MOROCCO AND DR CONGO SIGN AGREEMENT FOR COOPERATION IN ELECTRICITY REGULATION

MOROCCO AND DR CONGO SIGN AGREEMENT FOR COOPERATION IN ELECTRICITY REGULATION

The National Electricity Regulatory Authority of Morocco (ANRE) and the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ARE) of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) signed Friday in Rabat a cooperation agreement to promote the exchange and transfer of experience in electricity regulation.

Initialed by AER president, Abdellatif Bardach, and his DRC counterpart, Louis

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NIGERIA GOVT. PLANS TO CONNECT CHAD TO NATIONAL POWER GRID

NIGERIA GOVT. PLANS TO CONNECT CHAD TO NATIONAL POWER GRID

Despite the daily outcry from Nigerians in the country over lack of power supply, Nigeria government still wants to connect another nation to its power grid.

It is not a bad idea helping a nation that is struggling with any infrastructure development but knowing your citizens are suffering of such

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SOUTH AFRICA GOVT. MAKING PLANS TO PROCURE ANOTHER POWER GENERATION

SOUTH AFRICA GOVT. MAKING PLANS TO PROCURE ANOTHER POWER GENERATION

South Africa government is looking at the possibility of adding another power generating source to assist Eskom with the supply of electricity in the nation.

According to President Cyril Ramaphosa monday daily newsletter says government has gazetted ministerial determinations that will enable the development of more than 11.800 megawatts (MW)

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ESKOM STILL CONTINUING LOAD SHEDDING IN SA

ESKOM STILL CONTINUING LOAD SHEDDING IN SA

Due to the generation unit decrease in South Africa, Eskom is still using load shedding for its distribution as they continue to battles with power supply constraints.

In a press release by the utility company, Eskom said Stage 1 load shedding got underway at 8am on Monday and will continue

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COURT ORDERS ESKOM TO RESTORE ELECTRICITY IN SOUTH AFRICA

COURT ORDERS ESKOM TO RESTORE ELECTRICITY IN SOUTH AFRICA

The North Gauteng High Court Acting Judge Anthony has ordered Eskom, south Africa power distributor to restore full maximum electricity supply to several areas in the Free State and Mpumalanga provinces immediately.

Eskom was taking to court by the Applicants, the Vaal River Development Association, which represented communities in Parys

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SIX YEARS, US$5.2M SPENT AND STILL NO ELECTRICITY IN MAKHABELENI, SOUTH AFRICA

SIX YEARS, US$5.2M SPENT AND STILL NO ELECTRICITY IN MAKHABELENI, SOUTH AFRICA

The constant failure to deliver on it’s promise is one major factor affecting infrastructure development in Africa. Makhabeleni residents has endure so much over the past 6years just because of such failed promise.

Six years and US$5.2m spent so far but still no sign of any electricity infrastructure within the

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HOW ELECTRICITY IS VITAL FOR AFRICA’s HEALTHCARE SECTOR DURING COVID19

HOW ELECTRICITY IS VITAL FOR AFRICA’s HEALTHCARE SECTOR DURING COVID19

Electricity is one of the most important infrastructure needed at the moment as the world continue its fight against the novel virus. Modern health services require electricity everywhere in the world.

Yet today, health clinics and hospitals in sub-Saharan Africa and much of the developing world still remain underserved by

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ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION: WHAT ARE THE MATERIALS BEEN USED

ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION: WHAT ARE THE MATERIALS BEEN USED

Transmission is one of three important aspect of electricity generation. That is why we need to understand the materials that are needed before electricity is transmitted.

Transmission line is an important part of power system. The cost and life of transmission line primarily depend on the material used for making

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ELECTRICITY REGULATION ACT REVISED IN SOUTH AFRICA

ELECTRICITY REGULATION ACT REVISED IN SOUTH AFRICA

New revisions to power sector regulations could lead to upsurge in corporate PPAs

The South African Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe recently announced that Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act (ERA) was currently being revised. The revisions will accommodate “self-generation and facilitate municipal generation options”. While all

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