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  • SA power woes slow smart cities realisation

    SA power woes slow smart cities realisation

    from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN - SMART cities are a reality in South Africa but the power supplies needs to be stable, an energy expert said. Barry Bredenkamp, General Ma ...

  • MTN worst hit by rising battery theft

    MTN worst hit by rising battery theft

    by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - MTN has lost 125 batteries last week amid a surge in theft and vandalism at cell phone towers across the country. This is an increase from 74 batteri ...

  • Over R2 billion investments secured in Eastern Cape

    Over R2 billion investments secured in Eastern Cape

    from NJABULO MKHIZE in Port Elizabeth PORT ELIZABETH – SOUTH Africa’s foremost investment hotspot for exporting companies has signed funding worth R2,6 billion (US$187,27 million) ...

  • Digital skills scarcity deters SA smart grids uptake

    Digital skills scarcity deters SA smart grids uptake

    by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa is missing out on the benefits of smart grid investments amid lack of digital skills. This is the view of an energy industry execut ...

SA power woes slow smart cities realisation

SA power woes slow smart cities realisation

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN - SMART cities are a reality in South Africa but the power supplies needs to be stable, an energy expert said. Barry Bredenkamp, General M ...

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MTN worst hit by rising battery theft

MTN worst hit by rising battery theft

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG - MTN has lost 125 batteries last week amid a surge in theft and vandalism at cell phone towers across the country. This is an increase from 74 batter ...

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Over R2 billion investments secured in Eastern Cape

Over R2 billion investments secured in Eastern Cape

from NJABULO MKHIZE in Port Elizabeth PORT ELIZABETH – SOUTH Africa’s foremost investment hotspot for exporting companies has signed funding worth R2,6 billion (US$187,27 million) ...

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Digital skills scarcity deters SA smart grids uptake

Digital skills scarcity deters SA smart grids uptake

by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa is missing out on the benefits of smart grid investments amid lack of digital skills. This is the view of an energy industry execu ...

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Zimbabwe approaches SA for more power supplies

Zimbabwe approaches SA for more power supplies

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE - ZIMBABWE, which is experiencing massive load-shedding, is making frantic efforts to secure power supplies from neighbouring count ...

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Consortium finances access to solar energy

Consortium finances access to solar energy

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG - EFFORTS to promote access to renewable energy in the African continent have received an investment boost of U$18 million from a consortium of lende ...

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Budding SA female scientists compete in global science stage

Budding SA female scientists compete in global science stage

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - TWO South Africa’s finest young female scientists will compete against learners from around the world in Turkey’s most prestigious science fair f ...

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Revamp exercise enhances power access in Zimbabwe

Revamp exercise enhances power access in Zimbabwe

from DANAI MWARUMBA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE - A GRANT of US$35 million secured by the government from the Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund (Zim-Fund) is anticipated to address t ...

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Defiant communities hinder smart energy provision

Defiant communities hinder smart energy provision

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN - A DEEPLY culture of non-payment, mistrust and general negative public perceptions have been identified as some factors hindering compani ...

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New solar heat systems save millions in SADC

New solar heat systems save millions in SADC

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG - MILLIONS of people are set to be saved in energy costs following the launch of two of the largest sub-Saharan solar systems in Johannesburg, Sou ...

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