Research platform could solve BRICS energy problems

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JOHANNESBURG – THE Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) Think Tanks Council (BTTC) has proposed a new platform to help solve renewable energy challenges. BCCT said harmful banking regulations are restricting funding desperately needed for renewable energy projects hence its belief on an Energy Research Platform is the first More...

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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 Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Potential ‘Marikana’ feared in renewable energy sector

CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – FAILURE to include and inform local communities about multibillion-rand renewable energy projects could result in deadly protests, experts have warned the continent. The warning came as 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, November 17th, 2017
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Cameroon solar scheme with Huawei globally lauded

YAOUNDE, (CAJ News) – A micro-grid solar plant helping Cameroon improve the livelihoods of locals and boost economic development is among projects recognised at the just-ended Smart City Expo World Congress More...

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By On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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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...

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By On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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French funding aids Eskom’s investments in power grid

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ESKOM and the French Agency for Development have signed a R6 billion (€400 million) multi-tranche framework agreement to support Eskom investments in the extension and reinforcement More...

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By On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Huawei offers African Utility Week platinum boost

CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – GLOBAL information and telecommunications giant, Huawei, has signed a platinum sponsorship with African Utility Week, the leading conference and trade exhibition for power, energy More...

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By On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Energy, technology added to industry awards

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THIS year’s African Utility Week Industry Awards will be bigger than ever following the addition of five more categories. These are Small-Scale Sustainable Energy Project, Innovative More...

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By On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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World Bank rates SA as suistanable energy leader

Solar panels JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AN increasing number of developing countries, including South Africa, are emerging as leaders in sustainable energy with robust policies to support energy access, renewables More...