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COVID-19 lessons for the future: Data and cooperation are key

"Rather than the vanity projects that some development banks and private financiers have encouraged we need to focus on universal access to basic services."
power generation

S.Africa: Power generation system will meet low lockdown demand

Eskom does not expect to implement loadshedding for the duration of the COVID-19 national lockdown as demand for power generation has dropped.
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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.

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.

Can you trust that your UPS will operate without interruption during...

Don't leave your carefully planned uninterrupted power supply (UPS) installation to chance; to keep things running the UPS must be properly maintained.
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.
amendment schedule 2

S.Africa: Amendment to S2 gives effect to 2020 SONA commitments

Mineral resources & energy minister Gwede Mantashe has gazetted an amendment to Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act (ERA) in South Africa.
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.
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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...
directives

SA in 21-day lockdown: Directives for energy and mining from the...

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has issued directives on how to deal with the spread of Covid-19 following consultation with key stakeholders.

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