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Posted By Admin on 8th Jun 2017   

The World Bank’s new report, released today, is calling for increased private sector investment in Africa’s under-developed electricity transmission infrastructure. The report titled, Linking up: Public-Private Partnerships in Power Transmission in Africa, notes electricity transmission infrastructure as a vital ingredient for…

Posted By Admin on 8th Jun 2017   

South African state-owned utility, Eskom, is proposing that its consumers pay 19.9% more for their power from 1 April 2018. In addition, the proposal seeks 27.3% more from municipalities for bulk electricity purchases from July 1 2018. Having set sights…

Posted By Admin on 6th Jun 2017   

Residents in Abebi, Ilo Awela, Anglican, Navy quarters, Toll gate, Osi quarters, Amadia, Gbenga Daniel estate, Afobaje and Olosun communities and environs can breathe a sigh of relief as IBEDC has invested over N120 million to replace a faulty 15…

Posted By Admin on 6th Jun 2017   

The Rockefeller Foundation plans to create a Smart Power Africa initiative on the continent starting with Uganda and Kenya, according to its President Rajiv J. Shah. Shah, who was in Uganda on May 23, revealed this after discussions with President…

Posted By Admin on 2nd Jun 2017   

In the US, California has been planned to obtain more than 30% of all energy from renewable sources up to 2020. Therefore, in the state built the world’s largest solar thermal power plant called Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System (ISEGS),…

Posted By Admin on 2nd Jun 2017   

Major PV inverter manufacturer Sungrow Power Supply Co is building a 150MW floating solar plant in China in close proximity to its recently completed 40MW floating PV project - currently the world’s largest. Cao Renxian, chairman and president at Sungrow, spoke…

Posted By Admin on 1st Jun 2017   

When you’re trying to generate a lot more solar power, you’re limited by the size and heft of those big solar panels. Where can you put them? The answer so far has been the desert, or on rooftops. There have…