Posts tagged as Botswana

Power developments in Africa, May 2014

  Botswana develops coalfired generation African Energy Resources, in partnership with ACWA Power International, is developing power generation projects in Botswana. The companies have an agreement to build a 300 MW power station and integrated coal mine at African Energy’s Sese coal deposit. This project will use coal from a 50-million ton block within the […]

Power developments in Africa, Jan/Feb 2014

  Botswana explores more thermal The Botswana government has invited bids to develop a new 300 MW coal-fired power station. Australian mining company, African Energy, wants to win the deal, using its Sese coal project, 50 km south of Francistown, Botswana’s second biggest city in the northeast. The Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources […]

Lighting for Gaborone’s Prime Plaza

Modelled after Johannesburg’s Melrose Arch, Prime Plaza’s office blocks in Gaborone, Botswana, are interspersed with coffee shops, restaurants and breakout areas. A total of 19 Perla Public Square luminaires on Beka GRP poles were installed to illuminate the pedestrian walkways within the plaza. The LEDs permit low-height installations (4 m) under foliage without generating intrusive […]