Tag: grid

South Africa committed to nuclear power expansion, process to be open: Zuma

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa is committed to an "open, transparent" process to build new nuclear power plants and the government planned to go through with its plans for nuclear expansion,...

Botswana power utility invites bids to build 100 MW solar plant

Botswana's state-owned power utility has invited bids to build a 100 megawatt (MW) solar power plant.

Ivory Coast to build 25 MW solar power station

Ivory Coast plans to build a 25-megawatt solar power plant in the north of the country as it seeks to bolster a strained power grid with renewables, a government spokesman said on Wednesday.

S.Africa's Eskom to invite bidders for nuclear power fleet this week

Said on the sidelines of a court case in Cape Town.

Nigeria to add more than 500 megawatts to national grid

Africa's most populous nation produces less than 4,000 megawatts (MW) but requires around 10 times that.

Nuclear energy not for South Africa – report

the price tag of up to 1 trillion rand ($74 billion) for 9.6 gigawatts of nuclear power has raised concerns.

Uganda to spend $2 bn on power in next five years

Ugandan officials say they want to boost electricity supply rapidly to power an industrialisation drive.