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Energy resilience is becoming a business incentive for the City of Cape Town

By Larry Claasen And lower tariffs could also be on the cards. THE City of Cape Town's efforts to reduce its dependence on troubled power utility Eskom by increasing its own electricity generation...

City wheeling toward energy secure future

On Thursday 4 April 2024, the Mayoral Committee Member for Energy, Councillor Beverley van Reenen, delivered a keynote address at the 3rd Annual Electricity Wheeling Conference and discussed the City’s progress,...

Understanding standby, prime and continuous gensets

South African businesses are increasingly using generator sets to combat power disruptions, but often struggle with selecting the right genset for their needs. Craig Bouwer from WEG Africa highlights the importance...

Cape Town businesses take back power amid electricity crunch

Cape Town’s most successful inner-city business owners are heeding the call to conserve power for the continued prosperity of the city’s vital central business district (CBD). Leading property developers, world-renowned restaurateurs and...

Port inefficiency threatens to overtake loadshedding as single biggest threat to national wellbeing

John Lawson - CEO of the Cape Chamber of Commerce & Industry  Another year, another blast of hot air about the state of the nation. But when the sound bites are all cleared...

Art town becomes smart town as community manages own electricity demand

The arts town of Clarens in the Eastern Free State has become the first town in the country where residents are now equipped to manage their own load shedding through a...

Where is the gas coming from?

Robin Hayes questions the economics of gas to power proposals of the new IRP. THE 2023 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) released by the Department of Minerals Resources and Energy (DMRE) in December...

World Bank regional head visits City’s Steenbras power plant with the view to deepening...

City Mayoral Committee Member for Energy, Councillor Beverley van Reenen, hosted a World Bank delegation to the City’s unique Steenbras Hydro Pumped Storage Scheme as the City and the World Bank...

Eskom needs R72 billion to expand its grid by almost 3 000 km 

By Larry Claasen Power group says it  actually needs to be expanded by 14 200 km. POWER utility Eskom needs R72 billion to expand its grid capacity by almost 3 000 km over...

Cape Chamber welcomes Western Cape inter-governmental dispute amidst investor uncertainty

Mr Jacques Moolman, President of the Cape Chamber of Commerce & Industry. The private sector is facing a new epidemic of uncertainty prompted by Government fiscal mismanagement. Unprecedented in-year budget cuts announced by...

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By Chetan Mistry, Strategy and Marketing Manager at Xylem Africa. THE borehole is a South African staple, accessing water from underground aquifers.  This is called groundwater,...

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