Southern Africa

  • Zimbabwe Lithium Production Gets Huge Boost February 13, 2018 Zimbabwe Lithium Production Gets Huge BoostLithium production in Zimbabwe recently got a huge boost with the government sealing a deal with an as yet unnamed listed company for a project estimated to generate revenue of $1.4bn over a period of about eight years.
  • Green Light for Eskom and IPPs Deals February 10, 2018 Green Light for Eskom and IPPs DealsThe South African Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown, recently gave an approval for national power utility, Eskom, to sign outstanding power purchase agreements (PPAs) with independent power producers (IPPs).
  • 5-Point Plan for Solar Industrialisation Proposed at Energy Indaba January 18, 2018 5-Point Plan for Solar Industrialisation Proposed at Energy IndabaThe South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) recently announced a bold 5- Point Plan for the solar PV industry to drive industrialisation, create jobs, and contribute to economic growth in South Africa.
  • South African Public Sector Makes Strides in Green Building December 15, 2017 South African Public Sector Makes Strides in Green BuildingThe public sector in South Africa continues to show a commitment to sustainability as evidenced by the 4 Star Green Star SA Office Design v1.1 certification of a building belonging to the country’s Department of Education.
  • Old Mutual Zimbabwe to Build Solar Power Plants December 9, 2017 Old Mutual Zimbabwe to Build Solar Power PlantsOld Mutual Zimbabwe recently revealed its intention to construct solar power plants with a capacity to generate at least 50 megawatts of electricity.