Africa powers ahead of US on clean coal

In the clean coal lab

JOHANNESBURG – THIS week, experts in Washington praised a little-known laboratory in Johannesburg (South Africa) that has pioneered ways of burning coal with less emission. Professor Rosemary Falcon heads the Clean Coal Research Group at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits. There, she leads a team of chemists, engineers and other scientists More...

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By On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
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Africa needs billions to attain SDGs

JOHANNESBURG  – AFRICA needs investments of US$621 billion to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for universal access to clean water, sanitation and electricity. This is according More...

African-Utility-Week
By On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Africa Utility Week awards winners announced

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African Professor, Roland Schulze, has received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his prominent role in hydrological and applied climate change research over the past 50 years. The More...

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By On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Expert forecasts collapse of South Africa’s energy grid

CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – WHILE the beleaguered South African power utility, Eskom, projects playing a bigger role in the continent, an energy expert has painted a dire picture for the company and the possible More...

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By On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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Diamond boost for African Utility Week 2018

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – PREPARATIONS for next week’s African Utility Week (AUW) have received a major boost after Lucy Electric confirmed its longstanding partnership for the event. The company will More...

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By On Friday, March 2nd, 2018
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Kids mostly killed in deadly SA power theft

THABA NCHU, (CAJ News) – AT least three people have been killed and four others injured over the past year as a result of illegal and unsafe electricity connections in the Free State Province. The statistics More...

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By On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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Eskom counts the cost of illegal Khutsong power connections

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – KHUTSONG, the restive township west of Johannesburg, synonymous with widespread unrest over service delivery, has emerged as the epicentre of electricity theft that costs the South More...

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By On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Deaths from Eastern Cape illegal connections rise

COFIMVABA, (CAJ News) – FOUR people have died and 20 others injured in incidents linked to illegal and unsafe electricity connections in the Eastern Cape Province this year. The statistics indicate an escalating More...

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By On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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BLSA announcement on suspension of Eskom and Transnet

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BELEAGURED state-owned enterprises Eskom and Transnet have suffered a fresh blow after Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) suspended their membership. BLSA said the suspension More...

Company representatives of category winners at the Eskom Business Foundation 2017 Business Investment Competition IMAGE PROVIDED
By On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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SMEs big winners at Eskom business investment competition

Company representatives of category winners at the Eskom Business Foundation 2017 Business Investment Competition IMAGE PROVIDED JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – REBA Chemicals, the Johannesburg-based company, has More...