Posts tagged as investment

Investment advances modular construction

Autodesk is investing in Factory_OS, a company that is improving the way to design and build housing that is more affordable. Factory_OS is constructing multi-family housing through an industrialised construction model. The company is bringing the construction job site to the manufacturing shop floor, delivering housing units that are constructed 40% faster, 20% less expensive […]

Extending the investment in renewable energy in SA

Reatile Renewables has taken up a 20% shareholding in Juwi Renewable Energies’ EPC company, which is currently building three projects for Round 4 of South Africa’s renewable energy independent power producers procurement programme (REIPPPP), totalling 250 MW of grid-connected solar PV. Reatile formally entered into the agreement, with the signing of the papers by Simphiwe […]

Global energy spending stabilised last year, says IEA

The International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) annual benchmark for tracking energy investment, World Energy Investment 2019 reports that in 2018, global energy investment stabilised at over US$1,8-trillion after three years of decline. The report provides a full picture of today’s capital flows and what they might mean for tomorrow’s energy sector. It assesses whether the frameworks […]

Minister invites Nordic companies to invest in SA’s energy sector

Speaking to representatives from the governments of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden at a breakfast prior to the opening of the 2019 African Utility Week conference and exhibition in Cape Town, Jeff Radebe, the minister of energy, said that South Africa has a distinguished relationship with the Nordic countries which supported the country during its […]

An invitation to invest in South Africa’s energy sector

The minister of energy invites all investors in the energy sector to consider South Africa as a developing nation with huge potential to grow in a politically stable environment. The country is open for business and welcomes foreign direct investments. Addressing ministers, senior government officials, company CEOs and other dignitaries from Kenya, Togo, Benin, Sao […]

Connecting developers and investors to grow startups

Esri South Africa has in recent months started involving itself more with local technology startups. The geospatial company held its first StartTech Meetup in collaboration with Thmbprnt on 14 September 2017, connecting developers and start-ups with business development experts. Keynoting the event was Abu Bakr Cassim, co-founder of the investment platform Jozi Angels, and Michael […]