South Africa’s unemployed cry foul over Eskom tariff hike

Assembly of the Unemployed strongly opposes approval of 18.65% electricity tariff hike, effective April.
Christopher Tredger
Nov 24, 2021

It’s only a matter of time until everyone is forced to choose environmentally friendlier options

The need for back-up must be measured against environmental cost; the alternative is just burying heads in the sand says Lance Dickerson, MD at Revov.
Jun 14, 2021

Can second life batteries help address SA’s worsening energy crisis?

Economists and energy industry experts believe battery technology will be at the core of the modern energy system.
Jan 29, 2021

Eskom: the time has come for freedom from dependence

How can we, in our respective lives and businesses, achieve the freedom to give our economy a second life asks Lance Dickerson, MD: REVOV.
May 12, 2020

Energy needs new models in a post-lockdown South Africa

Being able to meet the need for more cost-effective and reliable energy in homes that are essentially distributed operating units of businesses will require zero cost, zero risk business models to support them, says Wessel Wessels, head of sales of NEC XON’s Alternative Energy division.
Jan 23, 2020

Africa's chance to shine at UK-Africa Summit 2020

Twenty-one heads of state from the continent are expected at the investment-focused event on 20 January 2020.
Dec 13, 2019

Africa devises electricity market masterplan

African Development Bank and AU collaborate to roll out blueprint for pan-continental electricity network and market.

Eskom deal gives Zim telcos some respite

Government officials confirm development amid continued impact on telecommunications.
Mar 20, 2019

South Africa: renewables debate rages as Eskom woes deepen

Energy experts are at odds over the costs associated with coal versus renewables, as Eskom struggles to keep the lights on.
Mar 9, 2018

Eskom to probe shady deals with SAP

The power utility commits to undertaking its own investigation following SAP's recent admission.
Mar 8, 2018

SAP admits misconduct in Gupta deals

The German software maker today said it found compliance breaches and "indications of misconduct" in public sector deals.

Cost optimisation in the cloud cannot be an afterthought

Ensuring costs do not spiral out of control is the number one priority within a cloud environment, according to experts at the ITWeb Cloud Summit.