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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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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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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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Gona reZhou goes ‘green’ to offset electricity challenges

Gona reZhou goes ‘green’ to offset electricity challenges

from PATRICK CHITONGO in Chikombedzi, Zimbabwe CHIKOMBEDZI - ONE of Zimbabwe’s leading tourist attractions, the Gonarezhou National Park, has embraced solar energy in the wake of ...

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Labour body resists splitting of Eskom

Labour body resists splitting of Eskom

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - THERE are differences within South Africa’s tripartite alliance following the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa of plans to privatise sta ...

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Mixed news for Africa in Trump’s pick at World Bank

Mixed news for Africa in Trump’s pick at World Bank

from TRACEY IRVING in Washington, USA WASHINGTON – A KEY player from Donald Trump’s 2016 election campaign is set to head the World Bank. Mr Trump has selected US treasury officia ...

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US, India, Australia combine to push clean fossil fuel

US, India, Australia combine to push clean fossil fuel

from ANDRZEJ KOWALCYK in Katowice, Poland  KATOWICE - FOR 10 minutes, yesterday, protestors chanted and danced a conga around the room where a White House team was hosting its key ...

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UN cops a blast ahead of climate talks

UN cops a blast ahead of climate talks

KATOWICE - A SHRINKING lake, a growing coal program, snowstorms in the US and dithering in Canberra are just a few of the headaches for a United Nations summit on climate change, ...

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Africa powers ahead of US on clean coal

Africa powers ahead of US on clean coal

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG - THIS week, experts in Washington praised a little-known laboratory in Johannesburg (South Africa) that has pioneered ways of burning coal with le ...

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Rise of smart power in Africa transforms energy sector

Rise of smart power in Africa transforms energy sector

JOHANNESBURG - EXPERTS believe Africa has the potential to revolutionise the energy sector through smart power innovation. Within developing economies, including Africa, there are ...

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