Monthly Archives: May 2016

DELICIOUS ENERGY

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For people living in some remote villages in Indonesia, heating houses and fuelling stoves can be a real challenge. The resources required, like gas and wood, have to get shipped in and distributed to individual households, and not only does this process take a whole lot of time – some families wait weeks for new gas Continue Reading

NO LOAD SHEDDING THIS WINTER?

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Johannesburg – Electricity parastatal Eskom says it is well on its way to achieving its energy availability target and expects no need for load shedding this winter. “This week we achieved a significant milestone in relation to our target of 80:10:10 (ie, 80 percent energy availability factor (EAF), 10 percent planned maintenance, and 10 percent Continue Reading

WHY MODERN ENERGY FOR ALL IS SO IMPORTANT

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Energy is a critical enabler. Every advanced economy has required secure access to modern sources of energy to underpin its development and growing prosperity. In developing countries, access to affordable and reliable energy services is fundamental to reducing poverty and improving health, increasing productivity, enhancing competitiveness and promoting economic growth. This is because it is Continue Reading