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, … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
The Nigerian government is brightening it’s chances of drawing from the World Bank’s intervention support of $750 million support on mass metering and network improvement for its ailing power sector, as it has maintained a steady track in pushing for a credible market reforms in the power sector with some … Read More
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 … Read More
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) … Read More
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 … Read More
The price of commodities are rising across Nigeria. In less than 24 hours of Nigeria’s government announcing the increase in ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol), some filling stations are selling the product at between N150 and N162 per litre (from N 138.62 per litre to N 147.67).
Also … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More