Renovation of giant Kariba dam boost for SADC energy

Kariba dam

from PANDULENI KATJIUKUA / TIRIVANGANI MASAVI in Windhoek, Namibia WINDHOEK, (CAJ News) – AFRICA’S largest man-made inland lake, Kariba dam situation along the mighty Zambezi river between Zimbabwe and Zambia is again on the mend following realisation by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region of its importance following More...

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Diaz Wind Power
By On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

First wind project harnesses Namibia’s power potential

WINDHOEK, (CAJ News) – NAMIBIA’S first clean energy project, set to add an additional 44MW of to the national network, is anticipated to alleviate some of the pressure on the Southern African grid. Developed More...

Coal of Africa Limited
By On Monday, May 29th, 2017

Minister rescinds appeal against integrated water use

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) -Coal of Africa Limited (“CoAL”  has announced the suspension of the Integrated Water Use Licence (“IWUL”) for the Makhado Project has been lifted by the South African Minister More...

By On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Eskom, Huawei partnership to advance smart grid innovation

CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – LEADING global information and communications technology solutions provider, Huawei, has announced a smart grid joint innovation partnership with South African  utility, Eskom, to More...

Eskom Board Chairman, Baldwin Ngubane
By On Monday, May 15th, 2017

Eskom Academy upskills SME business owners

Eskom Board Chairman, Baldwin Ngubane JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MORE than 100 small business owners have graduated in Midrand after completing the eight-month Eskom Contractor Academy course. The graduation More...

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By On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Akon headlines African utility awards nominees

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – GLOBAL superstar, Akon, is among the nominees for the African Utility Week Industry Awards to be conferred in Cape Town South Africa later this month. The Senegalese-American singer, More...

By On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Energy firm renews resolve to eliminate malaria

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – EXXON Mobil, the international oil and gas company, has renewed its support for local and global organisations working to end malaria around the world. The company works with partners across More...

Shell Oil
By On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Shell returns as Africa Utility Week sponsor

Shell Oil CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – SHELL, the multinational oil and gas company, has been confirmed as a platinum sponsor for the African Utility Week set for Cape Town next month. Tendani Ndwamise, Lubes Direct More...

Anglo gold
By On Monday, April 10th, 2017

Anglo American sells Eskom thermal unit

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ANGLO American has announced the sale of its Eskom-tied domestic thermal coal operations in South Africa to a wholly owned subsidiary of Seriti Resources Holdings Proprietary Limited. The More...

Shell Nigeria
By On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Anger over reports of Shell ‘Armageddon’ in Nigeria

Shell Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN communities affected by pollution blamed on oil spills by global energy firm, Shell, are outraged at allegations the company concealed data on the level of pollution More...