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No power to the pupils – Soweto schools forced to connect illegally
No power to the pupils – Soweto schools forced to connect illegally
A number of schools in the south of Johannesburg have been operating without electricity or running water for years. A ...
Where to begin: Trump, the Paris Agreement and Africa's poverty
Where to begin: Trump, the Paris Agreement and Africa's poverty
Where do you start in understanding both the poverty of Africa, and Donald Trump pulling out of the Paris accord on climate change.
Stuck between solar and theft, municipalities founder on electricity
Stuck between solar and theft, municipalities founder on electricity
This year the City of Cape Town expects to sell less electricity than it has since 2006, even though both its economy and population have grown. In...
​‘Eskom is not the Vatican so pay up or get cut off’
​‘Eskom is not the Vatican so pay up or get cut off’
Eskom has instituted scheduled power cuts in five municipalities that have not settled their electricity debt and declared that it cannot favour...
South Africa has a new energy plan. But will it break the bank?
South Africa has a new energy plan. But will it break the bank?
The release of South Africa’s long-awaited update to the Integrated Resource Plan is...
Power price hikes return to bite Eskom
Power price hikes return to bite Eskom
Eskom is facing a pricing reckoning – something experts and economists have been warning of for as long as the power utility has aggressively...
Eskom blackouts were good for SA
Eskom blackouts were good for SA
The brightest sparks of innovation are often fired under the blanket of the most maddening darkness. In 2008, Eskom inadvertently initiated rolling...
Red tape and power struggles: SA is losing mining investment
Red tape and power struggles: SA is losing mining investment
Strikes, unreliable power supply, a mining code that’s been under review for six years, and disputes over compulsory holdings by local black...
Pique over Coega's peak power plant
Pique over Coega's peak power plant
After a decade of stop-start development, the independent Dedisa peaking power plant in the Coega industrial development zone in Port Elizabeth,...
BLAST FROMT THE PAST: General Electric to double Africa Revenue to $10bn
BLAST FROMT THE PAST: General Electric to double Africa Revenue to $10bn
JUNE 4, 2015: General Electric Co. (GE) is seeking to more than double revenue from Africa to as much as $10-billion over the next five years...

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