Southern Africa

  • Zimbabwe Power Utility Seeks USD128m for Hydropower Project 30/01/2019Zimbabwe Power Utility Seeks USD128m for Hydropower Project
    Zesa Holdings, Zimbabwe’s power utility is seeking to raise USD128 million to finance the construction of the 30 MW Gairezi hydropower station.
  • Two New South African Wind Farms Lay “Green” Turbine Foundations 29/01/2019Two New South African Wind Farms Lay “Green” Turbine Foundations
    Two new South African wind farms have announced the successful completion of the 28-day strength tests of their first foundations, with a significant improvement in the mix design that ensures a massive CO2 saving.
  • South Africa Metal and Mine Workers March on IPPs 20/11/2018South Africa Metal and Mine Workers March on IPPs
    The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) took to the streets on Saturday 17 November to protest against retrenchments at the national power utility, Eskom, the closure of coal mines, as well as government’s renewable energy program with Independent Power Producers (IPPs)
  • Wind Industry Commits to Impact Development in South Africa 14/11/2018Wind Industry Commits to Impact Development in South Africa
    Members of the South Africa Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) have adopted a wind industry Commitment Statement which sets out a vision for optimising the industry’s long-term investment in the physical, social, environmental and economic development of the country.
  • South Africa Minister Invites Investors in Wind Energy 09/11/2018South Africa Minister Invites Investors in Wind Energy
    In a speech read on his behalf at the recently concluded Windaba conference and exhibition event in Cape Town, South Africa energy minister Jeff Radebe invited potential investors in wind energy to consider the country.
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