Reppie thermal plant. Photo: Cambridge Industries
Africa's bumpy road to sustainable energy

Sub-Saharan Africa produces approximately 62-million tonnes of waste per year, including plastic waste, according to the World Bank...

By Eleni Mourdoukoutas 2 days ago

#AOW2018: Driving growth through resources
#AOW2018: Driving growth through resources

Africa Oil Week held in Cape Town recently was a veritable who's who of oil and gas players on the continent. A ministerial panel gave insight into the aspirations of some of the countries...

By Nicci Botha 2 days ago

#AOW2018: Sudan poised for second boom

Years of civil war has seen Sudan's lucrative oil industry shrink to virtually nothing...

By Nicci Botha 9 Nov 2018

#AOW2018: SA "aggressively" pursuing a new refinery with Saudis, Radebe says

South Africa's much mooted seventh refinery is on the way...

By Nicci Botha 7 Nov 2018

#AOW2018: Africa's O&G industry on the up, says PwC report

The African oil & gas industry has been on a rocky road, with external factors placing pressure on companies to be more cost-effective and efficient...

6 Nov 2018

Report: Opportunities in Africa's oil & gas sector

The African continent continues to boast a vast array of potential opportunities, particularly in the oil and gas (O&G) sector, according to Deloitte's Africa Oil & Gas State of Play report...

5 Nov 2018

South Africa's energy future a pawn in a larger political game

Professor Anton Eberhard of UCT GSB argues that South Africa needs to embrace unprecedented global innovation in new low-cost energy technologies and competitive markets if it wants to support real economic transformation...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 1 Nov 2018

Home-owners to register their off-grid energy installations or face stiff penalties

The supply of electricity to the property may also be disconnected and only reconnected once the city is satisfied that the SSEG system is either disconnected, decommissioned or authorised...

31 Oct 2018

Women under-represented in the African power sector

Integrating gender in the power sector would create opportunities for women and strengthen the sector to support improved healthcare, education and entrepreneurial opportunities...

31 Oct 2018

Oranto Petroleum expands into Niger

Nigeria-based Oranto Petroleum has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry Petroleum of the Republic of Niger...

30 Oct 2018

Mpumalanga tops global air pollution list

Home to 12 of Eskom's coal-fired power plants with a total capacity of over 32GW, Mpumalanga tops the chart as the world's largest nitrogen dioxide (NO2) hotspot across six continents...

29 Oct 2018

Fitch affirms Eskom credit rating

Fitch Ratings' decision to affirm its BB- credit rating is a result of measures it has put in place to ensure sustainability...

26 Oct 2018

Why South Africa can't make a massive shift to renewables - yet

There's a lively debate raging in South Africa about the extent to which renewables should replace coal, particularly given the threat of climate change...

By Hartmut Winkler 25 Oct 2018

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