Energy project roll-outs are evolving from large-scale power generation to smaller renewable plants to increase access to electricity in Africa
Eskom has terminated its contract with a major coal supplier at its Tutuka power station for consistently delivering poor-quality coal
Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the largest beer group in the world, has committed itself to secure 100% of its purchased electricity
The emerging trend in the African energy sector is a shift away from utility-scale developments to community-sized generation projects
The first of Khobab Wind Farm's 61 wind turbine generators has been lifted, ahead of schedule, on 22 March 2017.
A solar power system was considered the logical way in which to provide electricity to power the irrigation pumps on a new macadamia farm on the outskirts of Hazyview, Mpumalanga
There has been steady decrease in accidents on mines over the past few years, but will the elusive zero harm ever be achieved?..
Eskom and NamPower, have signed a five-year firm electricity sales agreement
If you consider yourself an entrepreneur or an inventor designing products that require a motor, one of the simplest ways to make your product energy efficient is to use a brushless motor
Coal of Africa's COO, who was fined R350,000 by the FSB for insider trading, has resigned, the company said
Eskom is attempting to flog excess power to Zimbabwe, despite the fact that its northern neighbour owes more than $40m in unpaid electricty bills
The Water Research Commission (WRC), in partnership with consulting firm Golder Associates, has launched the South African Mine Water Atlas
A platform aimed at boosting private sector investment into on- and off-grid renewable energy production in Africa was launched in Geneva recently
In 2014, in the midst of loadshedding, poor leadership and serious delays in the construction of two of its new-build power stations, a coal silo collapse at the Majuba power station simply added to Eskom's woes
A renewable energy project on degraded land is aimed at creating economic opportunities for communities after the life of a mine
Coal of Africa's COO has been fined R350,000 for insider trading by the FSB) and was subsequently suspended by the company pending an internal investigation
A 706-carat diamond, possibly the 10th largest ever found, was unearthed by a pastor working the artisanal mines in Sierra Leone
In a modern-day version of claim jumping a Mauritius-registered private resources investment firm is seeking legal redress against an Australian-listed junior resources company over contested mining rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Gahcho Kué mine, the Canadian joint venture between De Beers Group (51%) and Mountain Province Diamonds (49%), which is expected to produce approximately 54m carats of rough diamonds over its lifetime, officially began commercial production on 2 March.
Regional power events in Africa, including EAPIC and WAPIC, have been renamed to Future Energy, in order to reflect the optimism and potential of the energy and power sectors on the continent.