Eskom ends Exxaro coal supply contract

Eskom headquarters JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ESKOM will not renew its decades-long contract with Exxaro when it expires at the end of the month. It is thus seeking coal bids for its 100 megawatt (MW) Arnot plant. This brings to an end a 40-year relationship. Eskom has a cost-plus contract with Exxaro for the supply of coal to the Arnot power More...

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Oil Rig
By On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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Mixed fortunes for indigenous oil firm

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SEVEN Energy, the indigenous Nigerian oil and integrated gas company, has released a mixed set of results for the nine months ended September 30. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, More...

COAL FIN
By On Thursday, September 10th, 2015
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CoAL narrows down yearly loss

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – COAL of Africa Ltd, the South African producer of the mineral, has reported a decline in losses for the year ended June 30. The company reported a US$6,7 million loss during the More...

South Sudan
By On Friday, August 7th, 2015
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S/Sudan to showcase energy potential in Kenya

NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Sudan Minister of Electricity, Dams, Irrigation and Water Resources, Hon. Jemma Nunu Kumba, will later this month deliver the keynote at the East African Power Industry in Kenya where More...

Executives from region 's utilities to be honoured
By On Monday, July 27th, 2015
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Awards to honour excellence in East Africa’s power industry

Executives from region ‘s power  utilities to be honoured NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE region’s leading projects, individuals and companies in the sector will be honoured at the inaugural East African Power More...

Oil shortage
By On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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BREAKING: UK Commission closes Ikeja visa application centre

Nigeria oil shortage LAGOS – THE British High Commission has announced the temporary closure of its Teleperformance Visa Application Centre in Ikeja because of ongoing fuel shortages. The Commission said shortages More...

Ackermans
By On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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Ackermans energy saving scheme a success

Left to right – UGU Engineering Solutions MD Wayne Walker, Jonathan Pratt, general manager for operational support at Ackermans, and UGU Engineering Solutions COO Dave Lesley at the award ceremony in Cape More...

Vandalism of power
By On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Vandalism, theft prevalent in African energy sector

Vandalism of power CAPE TOWN – STAKEHOLDERS in the power sector have called for a multi-sectoral approach to end the rampant theft and vandalism of infrastructure across the continent. At the just-ended African More...

Seven Energy CEO, Phillip Ihenacho
By On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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Nigeria energy firm rewarded at Ghana summit

Seven Energy CEO, Phillip Ihenacho LAGOS – SEVEN Energy International Limited, the indigenous Nigerian oil and gas development, production and gas distribution company, has won an accolade at the 2015 Sub-Sahara More...

Martin Ganda, Zimbabwe economist
By On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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Lag in leadership blamed for Africa’s energy woes

Martin Ganda, Zimbabwe economist CAPE TOWN – PROMINENT Zimbabwean economist, Martin Ganda, has called for “strong leadership” to ensure Africa overcame persistent energy problems and benefitted from its More...