Eskom funding may be muffling dissenting voices on nuclear

  The lure of millions in Eskom funding appears to have muzzled two research institutions previously highly critical of the state-owned utility’s plans to procure a fleet of nuclear power stations. In the case of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) amaBhungane understands that the CSIR’s Energy Centre has been effectively gagged since […]

Energy awards recognise high standards and innovation

Africa Energy Awards has become a highlight of the annual Power and Electricity World Africa conference and exhibition. Gareth Gregory, the event’s Master of Ceremonies, said that if ambition is the destination, tenacity is the path. Since 2007, these awards have recognised and rewarded industry innovation and outstanding performance, while honouring the top energy projects […]

Feedback from Cigré annual general meeting

  The South African national committee of the international council on large electrical systems, Cigré, held its annual general meeting at the premises of Aberdare Cables in Elandsfontein, Gauteng, recently. The chairman, Prince Moyo, who replaces Rob Stephen in this role, welcomed Stan Bridgens, the CEO of the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) […]

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