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 and energy efficiency. However, there is huge room for improvement across every region in the world and particularly in Sub-Saharan More...

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By On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Market keenly awaits CBN policies on economy

Central Bank of Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is seen as placed between a rock and a hard place ahead of key decisions on its monetary policy to be announced on Tuesday afternoon. However, More...

By On Friday, January 20th, 2017

Groundbreaking on solar field in Burundi

Solar panels BUJUMBURA, (CAJ News) – THE largest private international investment in the power sector in Burundi in nearly three decades has been launched amid pomp and fanfare in the capital Bujumbura. The 7,5 More...

By On Monday, December 12th, 2016

East Africa’s biggest solar project starts operations

KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – EAST Africa’s largest solar plant, the US$19 million Soroti Solar project, has begun operations. Made up of 32 680 photovoltaic panels, the new 10 megawatt facility is the country’s first More...

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By On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Spotlight on geothermal at East Africa power summit

NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – MORE than 2 000 visitors from over 30 countries are set to gather in Nairobi, Kenya later this year to discuss prevailing issues in the power industry. They will meet under the aegis of the More...

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By On Monday, May 16th, 2016

Bigger African Utility Week set for Cape Town

CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – MORE than 6 000 power and water professionals from more than 70 countries are set to converge in Cape Town for the 16th African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa conference and trade More...

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By On Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

German firm enters SA solar market

CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE German photovoltaic (PV) mounting systems manufacturer, Renusol, has expanded its products to South Africa. The company supplies its solutions for mounting PV modules on roofs to More...

By On Friday, August 28th, 2015

Ken Gen wins double at EAPIC

NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen)  scored a double at the inaugural East African Power Industry(EAPIC) Awards in Nairobi . The awards honour the outstanding power professionals More...

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By On Friday, August 7th, 2015

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...

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By On Monday, July 27th, 2015

Major partnership enhances power provision in Kenya

Major wind power energy to be constructed in Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – GENERAL Electric has announced a partnership with Kipeto Energy Limited to build a new wind farm in Kenya’s Kajiado County. The local More...