power generation

Why mines are increasingly adopting renewable power

Mining sector’s adoption of renewables driven by growing demand, reliability, lower costs and emissions.
Eskom CEO at Digital African Utility Week

Eskom CEO answers tough questions at Digital #AUW

"André de Ruyter conversing with CNBC Africa journalist Fifi Peters is a highlight on our agenda for this year’s digital programme."
cummins power

TECH NEWS: Boosting the gas-power generation sector

NYSE-listed Cummins has introduced its latest gas product innovation, the C25G gas generator series, to the global power generation market.

TED BLOM: 30%+ of SA mines could be terminated due to...

The whole electricity supply industry (ESI) needs revamping, not just tinkering on the peripheral says South African energy expert Ted Blom.

Webinar Recording: How to reduce reliance on grid power in Africa?

Powering new and existing mining operations in Africa can be one of the biggest constraints to delivering and maintaining sustainable operations in such remote regions.

AfDB power expert to explore power alternatives

Mining operations in Africa are being discovered in the most remote and isolated regions on the continent where grid power is unavailable.
eskom

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.
policy

Op-ed: Mining & energy sectors need solid policy

In response to combining Mineral Resources and Energy in one ministry in South Africa, Ted Blom writes that weak policies will ultimately lead to energy poverty and mining disinvestment.
video

The future of energy in Africa

DLA Piper Africa and Managing Partner of IKM Advocates, James Kamau, shares his opinions and insight into the future of energy infrastructure in Africa.
coal Somkhele Tendele Mining

US senators oppose Kenya’s Lamu coal power plant

In a letter addressed to the African Development Bank, US senators are calling for the bank not to fund the Lamu Coal Power Plant, arguing it would tarnish Kenya's reputation as a leader in clean energy and worsen environmental quality.

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