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The Courier
LETTERS TO THE EDITORand politics of the energy industry applaud South Australia's achievements in g
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
The Courier / Posted 27 minutes ago
and politics of the energy industry applaud South Australia's achievements in growing the wind industry to 42 per cent of electricity generation. However, they are concerned about failure of energy authorities to ensure continuity of electricity... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kaduna Lawmakers Make a Differencehave spent over $25 billion in the name of power reforms, but it has not solved
Kaduna Lawmakers Make a Difference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
have spent over $25 billion in the name of power reforms, but it has not solved the problem, even the privatisation of electricity generation and distribution has not solve the problem of poor electricity in our country. "For how long can our... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Western winds of change blowinglack of appetite of retailers while this is going on but that has now been rest
Western winds of change blowing
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 hours ago
lack of appetite of retailers while this is going on but that has now been restored. NSW has already got a diverse range of electricity generation sources and more stable loads so I think renewable energy as it gradually grows and forms a bigger... Read more
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Business Wire
Centrica plc UK Regulatory Announcement: Half-year Reportrisk and providing wholesale market access for the Group, adding value through
Centrica plc UK Regulatory Announcement: Half-year Report
Business Wire / Posted 4 hours ago
risk and providing wholesale market access for the Group, adding value through balancing customer gas and power demand and electricity generation. In April, we announced that we had agreed to acquire Danish-based Neas Energy, one of Europe’s... Read more
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This is West Country
Sedgemoor is 'Hinkley ready'cheaper than the agreed price for electricity generated by wind. “It is import
Sedgemoor is 'Hinkley ready'
This is West Country / Posted 5 hours ago
cheaper than the agreed price for electricity generated by wind. “It is important that the country has a broad mix of electricity generation, the base load provided by Hinkley C will allow for other non-carbon forms of generation to be... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Trustpower Limited v Commissioner of Inland Revenue$17.7m applying for and obtaining resource consents under the Resource Manageme
Trustpower Limited v Commissioner of Inland Revenue
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 hours ago
$17.7m applying for and obtaining resource consents under the Resource Management Act 1991 in relation to four proposed electricity generation projects. In issue is whether the expenditure incurred in obtaining the resource consents for the four... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Montreal homes greenest, Edmonton at bottomenergy-conscious. “I think it’s actually very hopeful,” Gulati said. “In Albe
Montreal homes greenest, Edmonton at bottom
Calgary Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
energy-conscious. “I think it’s actually very hopeful,” Gulati said. “In Alberta, we’re getting a new carbon tax and Alberta’s committed to reducing coal in its electricity generation.” — by Steve Lambert in WinnipegAs Advertised in the Calgary... Read more
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CTV News
Montreal homes greenest, Edmonton at bottom: new UBC emissions studyand utilities became more energy-conscious. "I think it's actually very hopefu
Montreal homes greenest, Edmonton at bottom: new UBC emissions study
CTV News / Posted 15 hours ago
and utilities became more energy-conscious. "I think it's actually very hopeful," Gulati said. "In Alberta, we're getting a new carbon tax and Alberta's committed to reducing coal in its electricity generation." -- by Steve Lambert in... Read more
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Business Wire
International Endesa UK Regulatory Announcement: Acquisitioninstalled capacity of 1.7 GW and a production of 3,900 GWh. The acquisition re
International Endesa UK Regulatory Announcement: Acquisition
Business Wire / Posted 18 hours ago
installed capacity of 1.7 GW and a production of 3,900 GWh. The acquisition reinforces Endesa's presence in the Iberian electricity generation market and adds an attractive portfolio of renewable assets to its production mix. It also reflects... Read more
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The Columbian
Hydropower: America’s overlooked renewable energy sourceareas, such as on the Penobscot River in Maine, to couple the removal of older
Hydropower: America’s overlooked renewable energy source
The Columbian / Posted 20 hours ago
areas, such as on the Penobscot River in Maine, to couple the removal of older dams with enhancements to increase total electricity generation at other dams in the same area. The Energy Department’s definition of hydropower includes not only... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Independent power producers need rescuing from Eskomjust because the stuttering economy has allowed it to play catch-up. By allowi
Independent power producers need rescuing from Eskom
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
just because the stuttering economy has allowed it to play catch-up. By allowing the private sector to participate in electricity generation, particularly from renewable energy sources, the government has raised close to R200-billion in direct... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Appeals court backs nuke plant water supply from Green Riversix or seven years, and the plant would employ about 1,000 people permanently.
Appeals court backs nuke plant water supply from Green River
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
six or seven years, and the plant would employ about 1,000 people permanently. The 2,200-megawatt plant would increase Utah electricity generation by about 30 percent, the company says. Gary Wockner, executive director of the group Save the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Why coal’s become a dirty wordchange and the need to follow global moves to cut carbon emissions. Mr Frydenb
Why coal’s become a dirty word
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
change and the need to follow global moves to cut carbon emissions. Mr Frydenberg believes reducing reliance on coal for electricity generation is “a good thing” – fighting words for some in the Liberal Party. No wonder “transition” is a word he... Read more
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Herald Sun
Why coal’s become a dirty wordchange and the need to follow global moves to cut carbon emissions. Mr Frydenb
Why coal’s become a dirty word
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
change and the need to follow global moves to cut carbon emissions. Mr Frydenberg believes reducing reliance on coal for electricity generation is “a good thing” – fighting words for some in the Liberal Party. No wonder “transition” is a word he... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Why coal’s become a dirty wordchange and the need to follow global moves to cut carbon emissions. Mr Frydenb
Why coal’s become a dirty word
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
change and the need to follow global moves to cut carbon emissions. Mr Frydenberg believes reducing reliance on coal for electricity generation is “a good thing” – fighting words for some in the Liberal Party. No wonder “transition” is a word he... Read more
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News.com.au
Coal is a dirty word now in the Coalition’s new world orderchange and the need to follow global moves to cut carbon emissions. Mr Frydenb
Coal is a dirty word now in the Coalition’s new world order
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
change and the need to follow global moves to cut carbon emissions. Mr Frydenberg believes reducing reliance on coal for electricity generation is “a good thing” – fighting words for some in the Liberal Party. No wonder “transition” is a word he... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
Energy Department Releases New Hydropower Vision Report and $9.8 Million in Funding to Support the Future of Hydropower in the United Statessustainability, hydropower in the United States (U.S.) could grow from 101 giga
Energy Department Releases New Hydropower Vision Report and $9.8 Million in Funding to Support the Future of Hydropower in the United States
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted yesterday
sustainability, hydropower in the United States (U.S.) could grow from 101 gigawatts (GW) to nearly 150 GW of combined electricity generation and storage capacity by 2050. Achieving this growth would help advance America’s low-carbon economy... Read more
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Quartz
The global environmental impact of air conditioning is big and will get even biggerthis mean for carbon dioxide emissions? It depends on the pace of technological
The global environmental impact of air conditioning is big and will get even bigger
Quartz / Posted yesterday
this mean for carbon dioxide emissions? It depends on the pace of technological change, both for cooling equipment and for electricity generation. Today’s air conditioners use only about half as much electricity now as in 1990, and continued... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Energy Officials Ignore Museveni on Karuma, Seek Shs18 Billion for Contractorattends to issues raised by the President and the contract administration power
Energy Officials Ignore Museveni on Karuma, Seek Shs18 Billion for Contractor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
attends to issues raised by the President and the contract administration powers transfer from the ministry to Uganda Electricity Generation Company Ltd (UECGL), technically putting the firm under the nose of the latter, officials are pushing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hwange Partner Commits $7 Million to New Power Plantthat supersede those of the rest of the world, Co-Ash Resources said. Gas and
Hwange Partner Commits $7 Million to New Power Plant
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
that supersede those of the rest of the world, Co-Ash Resources said. Gas and induction plasma technologies applied to electricity generation would enormously contribute to start this accelerated development and alleviate electricity supply... Read more
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The Washington Times
Democrats strike ‘all-of-the-above’ energy policy from platformMr. Obama said in 2012. Doing away with fossil fuels would raise costs and red
Democrats strike ‘all-of-the-above’ energy policy from platform
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
Mr. Obama said in 2012. Doing away with fossil fuels would raise costs and reduce reliability, say supporters, given that electricity generation from coal and natural gas is still far less expensive than that generated by wind and solar, even with... Read more
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The Morning Call
J. Winston Porter: Using gas from fracking lowers carbon emissionsto either retire older coal plants or retrofit them to use natural gas. When na
J. Winston Porter: Using gas from fracking lowers carbon emissions
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
to either retire older coal plants or retrofit them to use natural gas. When natural gas is used in place of coal for electricity generation, it produces just half the carbon emissions. Thus, the nation's carbon emissions have fallen... Read more
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Business Standard India
Nationwide powermen strike on Sept 2 against Electricity (Amendment) Billdomination in the power sector in the name of independent power producers (IPP)
Nationwide powermen strike on Sept 2 against Electricity (Amendment) Bill
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
domination in the power sector in the name of independent power producers (IPP), traders, franchisees and contractors for electricity generation, transmission and distribution. The outsourcing of jobs in power sector not only leads to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Molefe Is Pulling a Fast Onegiven to them rather than shutting the door on their faces. Technology is indee
Molefe Is Pulling a Fast One
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
given to them rather than shutting the door on their faces. Technology is indeed pursuing the holy grail of solar and wind electricity generation meeting base load demands. They must be encouraged to do so. Ever since the Independent Power... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
The truth about the Indian Point nuclear plant documentaryplants are just one fourth of the U. S. average. Last year, nuclear provided ne
The truth about the Indian Point nuclear plant documentary
Crain's New York Business / Posted 3 days ago
plants are just one fourth of the U. S. average. Last year, nuclear provided nearly one-third of the state’s total electricity generation and nearly 60% its zero-emissions generation. Without nuclear power, New York would lose its enviable... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Who and what are alternative energy supply companies?regional wholesale markets. The markets are the Midcontinent Independent Syste
Who and what are alternative energy supply companies?
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 3 days ago
regional wholesale markets. The markets are the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, which manages and coordinates electricity generation and sales for Michigan and 12 other states, and PJM Interconnection LLC, which also serves the lower... Read more
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USA Today
Rooftop solar poses credit risk for utilitiesat the fully loaded retail rate will become problematic over time.” All told,
Rooftop solar poses credit risk for utilities
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
at the fully loaded retail rate will become problematic over time.” All told, solar energy accounted for just 1% of U.S. electricity generation in 2015, and most of that involved utility-scale projects. That figure is inching up, however, as the... Read more
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Salon.com
Addicted to fossil fuels: Renewable energy sources are becoming mainstream, but that doesn’t mean fossil fuels don’t ruleeventually making it — not the United States — the world’s second largest consu
Addicted to fossil fuels: Renewable energy sources are becoming mainstream, but that doesn’t mean fossil fuels don’t rule
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
eventually making it — not the United States — the world’s second largest consumer. Most of that extra coal will go for electricity generation, once again to satisfy an “expanding middle class using more electricity-consuming appliances.” And... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad at 'BB+'; Outlook Negativeplan considers investments by approximately USD2.3 billion during 2016-2020 ove
Fitch Affirms Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad at 'BB+'; Outlook Negative
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
plan considers investments by approximately USD2.3 billion during 2016-2020 over the next five years to increase renewable electricity generation capacity and maintain its leadership position in telecommunications, if all the planned projects are... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
FirstEnergy to close parts of 2 coal-fired power plants in OhioClub's Beyond Coal Campaign, in a statement. "We should be embracing the opport
FirstEnergy to close parts of 2 coal-fired power plants in Ohio
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Club's Beyond Coal Campaign, in a statement. "We should be embracing the opportunities in front of us to diversify our electricity generation portfolio, reduce our electricity demand, and put policies in place to protect these workers and their... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Vattenfall delivers £300m investment for Scotland's largest offshore wind farmsaid. “The UK Government believes that wind power should continue to provide a
Vattenfall delivers £300m investment for Scotland's largest offshore wind farm
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 5 days ago
said. “The UK Government believes that wind power should continue to provide an essential part of the UK’s low carbon electricity generation mix and so we remain committed to expanding our UK operations. In particular, we are confident that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Experts Advocate Diversification of Energy Sourcesfor the full realisation of adequate, reliable and sustainable energy configura
Experts Advocate Diversification of Energy Sources
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
for the full realisation of adequate, reliable and sustainable energy configuration to enhance economic growth, employment generation and wealth creation along with a robust framework for sustainable energy infrastructure development," he pointed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Understanding the Cost of Electricity From Medupi, Kusile and Ippscosts. Mt = operation and maintenance expenditures in the year t n = expected
Understanding the Cost of Electricity From Medupi, Kusile and Ipps
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
costs. Mt = operation and maintenance expenditures in the year t n = expected economic lifetime of the power plant (years) Too often, LCOE figures for different power plants or electricity generation technologies are discussed, present... Read more
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iol.co.za
Concern over Eskom’s position on IPPsthat Eskom was a “referee and a player” in the local energy sector. At the mome
Concern over Eskom’s position on IPPs
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
that Eskom was a “referee and a player” in the local energy sector. At the moment, Eskom has significant presence in electricity generation, transmission and distribution. Eskom spokesman Khulu Phasiwe said yesterday that Ngubane’s letter to... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
RAW DATA: Stephen Jennings New Zealand Initiative Dinner Lecture: ‘The Market Path To Prosperity’with access to power has more than doubled, to 50 per cent. Kenya has also pio
RAW DATA: Stephen Jennings New Zealand Initiative Dinner Lecture: ‘The Market Path To Prosperity’
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 6 days ago
with access to power has more than doubled, to 50 per cent. Kenya has also pioneered the fusion of mobile money and new electricity generation. For as little as 45 cents a day paid via their mobile a Kenyan living in a remote village can pay for... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Understanding the cost of electricity from Medupi, Kusile and IPPsand maintenance costs. Mathematically this can be expressed as: Too often, LC
Understanding the cost of electricity from Medupi, Kusile and IPPs
Daily Maverick / Posted 6 days ago
and maintenance costs. Mathematically this can be expressed as: Too often, LCOE figures for different power plants or electricity generation technologies are discussed, presented or compared without a clear statement of the parameters and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eight Power Plants Idle As Output Drops to 2,984.3MWcountry is recording a severe shortfall of 4,627.03 mega watts due to gas const
Eight Power Plants Idle As Output Drops to 2,984.3MW
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
country is recording a severe shortfall of 4,627.03 mega watts due to gas constraints which has brought down the country's electricity generation from the highest peak output ever attained to 2,984.3mw as at yesterday. This is far less than the... Read more
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The Economic Times
N-power generation capacity to be hiked 3 times in 10 yearsHour in Rajya Sabha, the Minister of State in the PMO said while earlier five-y
N-power generation capacity to be hiked 3 times in 10 years
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
Hour in Rajya Sabha, the Minister of State in the PMO said while earlier five-year plan targets were set with regard to electricity generation from nuclear power plants, "with the establishment of Niti Aayog, the concept of five-year plans has... Read more
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Scotsman
Vattenfall to pump £300m into Aberdeen wind projectin the UK. The UK government believes that wind power should continue to provid
Vattenfall to pump £300m into Aberdeen wind project
Scotsman / Posted 7 days ago
in the UK. The UK government believes that wind power should continue to provide an essential part of the UK’s low carbon electricity generation mix and so we remain committed to expanding our UK operations. In particular, we are confident that... Read more
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Business Wire
Vattenfall’s First Half 2016: Stable Operations – Impairments Due to Tough Market Situationof SEK -28,644 million (-28,812) for the second quarter and SEK -22,042 million
Vattenfall’s First Half 2016: Stable Operations – Impairments Due to Tough Market Situation
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
of SEK -28,644 million (-28,812) for the second quarter and SEK -22,042 million (-23,825) for the first half of the year · Electricity generation of 39.9 TWh (39.7) for the second quarter and 88.7 TWh (86.1) for the first half of the year CEO’s... Read more
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Business Wire
Vattenfall to Build a Wind Farm off AberdeenBritain. The British government wants wind power to continue making up a signif
Vattenfall to Build a Wind Farm off Aberdeen
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
Britain. The British government wants wind power to continue making up a significant part of the country’s climate-neutral electricity generation. We aim to be a part of this development and grow in Great Britain.” Vattenfall discloses this... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Elfin Cove continues pursuit of hydroelectricitythe hydropower potential of these streams ... will displace approximately 22,10
Elfin Cove continues pursuit of hydroelectricity
Juneau Empire / Posted 7 days ago
the hydropower potential of these streams ... will displace approximately 22,100 gallons of diesel fuel used annually for electricity generation,” the initial filing states. “This will reduce the risk of marine spills from barging this fuel to the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Call for council to tighten rules on wind farmsare not burning millions of tonnes of fossil fuel to generate electricity here,
Call for council to tighten rules on wind farms
Otago Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
are not burning millions of tonnes of fossil fuel to generate electricity here,'' Dr Ryan said. In the South Island electricity generation was 98% sustainable, being powered by hydro or wind, with less than 1% oil and 1% coal. He said he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria National Council On Power Adopts the Sustainable Energy for All Action Agendato follow steps to implement. He further highlighted Nigeria's commitment to a
Nigeria National Council On Power Adopts the Sustainable Energy for All Action Agenda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
to follow steps to implement. He further highlighted Nigeria's commitment to a 30% target of renewable energy in terms of electricity generation by 2030. Daniel-Alexander Schroth, the SE4All Africa Hub Coordinator, highlighted the importance of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Eskom is emerging from the darknessKagiso on the West Rand, Katlehong in Ekurhuleni, Mamelodi in Tshwane and Bophe
Eskom is emerging from the darkness
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Kagiso on the West Rand, Katlehong in Ekurhuleni, Mamelodi in Tshwane and Bophelong in the Vaal, were no longer linked to electricity generation, but rather distribution. He acknowledged the distribution problems brought about by poor maintenance... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
The demise of DECC: What next for the UK's green business prospects?a figure already in tune with environmental concerns. Indeed, she has already
The demise of DECC: What next for the UK's green business prospects?
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 8 days ago
a figure already in tune with environmental concerns. Indeed, she has already spoken of a “shift in direction” for future electricity generation and storage and re-iterated that there will be no deviation from long-term targets regardless of the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Eskom eyes distribution network nextMolefe told the country during Eskom’s state-of-the­system briefing in Johannes
Eskom eyes distribution network next
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Molefe told the country during Eskom’s state-of-the­system briefing in Johannesburg yesterday that after addressing the electricity generation capacity, the utility was now facing problems of a different nature. He said Eskom would deal with the new... Read more
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iol.co.za
Eskom finally emerging from the darknessKagiso on the West Rand, Katlehong in Ekurhuleni, Mamelodi in Tshwane and Bophe
Eskom finally emerging from the darkness
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Kagiso on the West Rand, Katlehong in Ekurhuleni, Mamelodi in Tshwane and Bophelong in the Vaal, were no longer linked to electricity generation, but rather distribution. He acknowledged the distribution problems brought about by poor maintenance... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Expert urges new way to appreciate Hutt Riverwith a New Zealand-based global coastal and marine consulting firm. His researc
Expert urges new way to appreciate Hutt River
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
with a New Zealand-based global coastal and marine consulting firm. His research has included the environmental impact of electricity generation and he has trained professionals in the New Zealand and Australian hydro-electric sector.Hutt River –... Read more
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