Tag: Independent Power Producers

Botswana issues maiden power generation licences to private producers

GABORONE (Reuters) - Botswana issued its first licences allowing three private companies to generate their own power which will mostly be destined for export, the energy regulator said on Thursday.

PowerX CEO Bukula on the Eskom crisis, why we should fully embrace IPPs

According to a report from the commission on state-owned enterprises, The ANC is prepared to endorse a market friendly approach to South Africa’s energy crisis by opening up a way for the independent power producer programme which will include allowing municipalities and businesses to produce its own power, joining CNBC Africa for more is Thembani Bukula, CEO of PowerX.

Are renewables ready to fill up the energy gap in South Africa?

South Africa’s power crisis continues to be top of mind for businesses and society. The ruling ANC is hosting a special meeting today to discuss immediate remedies to the power problems.

Understanding trends in Ghana’s power sector

Ghana’s Power Distribution Services has paid 200 million cedis to the Electricity Company of Ghana as part payment of the owed to the Independent Power Producers (IPP). Paa Kwasi Anamua Sakyi, Executive Director of the Institute for Energy Securities (IES) joins CNBC Africa for more.

SA’s Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe argues the case for Independent Power Producers

He believes the process of awarding contracts has been fair and without corruption.

NUMSA interdicts signing of 27 IPP agreements

NUMSA interdicts signing of 27 IPP agreements

IPP power play & renegotiated tariffs

IPP power play & renegotiated the tariffs