South Africa

Component makers face long haul recovery from COVID-19

COVID-19 is expected to put incredible strain on the world’s economy, which will be effectively halted for three months or more.
Coal

Coal power generation is booming in China and Japan

Japan and China are becoming the drivers of new coal-fired capacity worldwide, according to a new report by various environmental advocacy groups.
Eskom MYPD4

Eskom offers its Academy of Learning centre as quarantine site

Eskom has handed its Academy of Learning centre in Johannesburg over to the government to be used as a quarantine site to fight the spread of COVID-19.
Financial Modeler

AfDB launches record breaking $3bn ‘Fight COVID-19’ Social Bond

The AfDB has raised an exceptional $3bn in a three-year bond to help alleviate the impact that Covid-19 pandemic will have on Africa’s economies and society,

Effective storage solutions are essential to the success of Eskom’s turnaround

Seydou Kane, MD at Eaton South Africa explains how storage solutions will help grow the energy mix in response to government’s recently released plans.
coal sector

6 Strategies to manage COVID-19 risk in South Africa’s coal sector

Providing energy to South Africa during the COVID-19 lockdown is essential, making suppliers, such as for coal, to Eskom vital to the energy sector.

Live webinar series – COVID-19: Utility Crisis Management

Join this live virtual discussion where we bring you the best insights from key utilities around the world who have dealt with or are dealing with the challenge of keeping services operational in an age of social distancing and isolation.
green finance

China develops green finance for the agriculture sector

The World Bank Directors have approved a loan of $300 million to support China in developing green finance for the agriculture sector.
Corruption

Corruption Watch: The ‘writing is on the wall’ for its 2019...

Non-profit organisation Corruption Watch will issue a report on the effects of corruption, particularly in key sectors such as health, policing, and mining.
video

Morning coffee with ESI Africa – Essential services during COVID-19 lockdown

Naturally, South Africans are worried about loadshedding and the provision of essential services such as waste removal and water during the COVID-19...

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