African Utility Week


Experts mull over Eskom’s future as South Africa awaits IRP

Experts at the recent African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in Cape Town agreed the future of energy in South Africa will be very different.

Expenditure on research not reflecting water reality

Concerens have been raised over decreased expenditure on water security research amidst serious drought problems across Southern Africa.
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The future of coal in South Africa’s energy mix

According to Eskom the environment in which Eskom operates is highly regulated; however, the utilities primary energy resource, coal, is not.

Juwi integrates hybrid renewable energy solutions into a mine

Mines operate 24/7 and the integration of power supply between various power sources and a mine is a significant factor in the implementation of hybrid renewable energy solutions. 

ZIMEC 2018: Get Involved with the Top Mining & Energy Houses...

Lusaka, Zambia – 17 May, 2018: The 8th Annual Zambia International Mining and Energy conference and exhibition (ZIMEC 2018), taking place on 21-22 June...

Sustainable energy mix for Africa is essential

In Africa, access to affordable power remains a major issue for the economic well-being of the continent. The question of how this power will be supplied is one all countries are grappling with.
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Solar hybrid energy curbs costs for Shanta Gold

With electricity accounting for about 60% of the processing costs of AIM-listed gold producer Shanta Gold’s New Luika mine in Tanzania, greater emphasis has been placed on creating a leaner cost structure, not only at the mine but throughout the company.

About African Utility Week

Date: 12 - 14 May 2020 Location: CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa Website Over the last 20 years, African Utility Week has grown to be Africa’s premier...

Eskom’s Acting CEO Brian Molefe to open African Utility Week

Eskom’s Acting CEO Brian Molefe to open African Utility Week as Cape Town becomes Africa’s energy capital this week “The industry has welcomed the appointment” The...

Eskom partners with African Utility Week for next five years

“An annual pilgrimage on the calendar of African electricity and water utilities” Eskom will be the official host utility for the annual African Utility Week...

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