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South Africa


South Africa Nuclear Regulator Furthers New Nuclear Build Process

South Africa’s longstanding ambitions to expand its nuclear power capacity gained some ground this July, after the nation’s nuclear regulator announced it would convene a public hearing relating to a…


Voith Hydro successfully completes modernization work on South Africa's second largest pumped storage facility

Modernization of three generators of the Drakensberg power station under pandemic conditions successfully completed. Voith concept solves temperature and vibration issues. Underground pumped storage power plant increases quality and reliability…


Small hydro project leads the way in South Africa on sustainable development

The Stortemelk hydropower project in South Africa has been recognised as an impressive example of sustainable small hydro development using an industry-leading assessment tool. The 4.3 MW run-of-river plant developed…


Gas-to-Power Emerging as Central to Africa’s Economic, Industrial Future

The energy industry in Africa is staging a comeback after the pandemic’s significant economic impact over 2020. In 2021 and beyond, according to the Africa Energy Chamber (AEC), the revival…


Companies Accelerate Shutdown of Chilean Coal Plants

Italy's Enel is decommissioning one of its coal-fired power plants in Chile two years sooner than originally planned, with the unit's closure coming two days after the Chile-based unit of…