Encouraging renewables in Zambia

Encouraging renewables in Zambia Joining the assortment of African countries in an electricity supply crisis is Zambia. In June 2019, there were discussions around Zambia needing to import electricity from South Africa, which as a country was struggling to provide its citizens with ample power. South Africa is supplying Zambia with electricity in this time […]

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Zimbabwe feels the heat

Zimbabwe feels the heat 

Zimbabwe feels the heat  With Zimbabwe no longer receiving electricity from South Africa due to its inability to meet funding requirements, the country is in darkness during the peak hours of 5 am to 10 am and 5 pm to 10 pm. These scheduled blackouts are known as periods of “load shedding”. The lack of […]

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Load Shedding

Solar power: an end to load shedding in South Africa?

For residents and businesses in South Africa, Eskom has long been a source of frustration. Generating approximately 95% of the country’s electricity, the company holds a state-supported monopoly on the energy supply in South Africa – where rolling blackouts are a daily occurrence as the national grid falters. Load shedding has been a part of […]

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