Eskom enhances app, intros Alfred the chatbot
The state-owned company says it has embarked on a digital journey to increase its availability and accessibility to customers.
Deadline looms for renewable sector bid submissions
Local businesses look for strategies to enter the renewable energy manufacturing value chain.
Nedbank raises R910m to finance green projects in SA
The new capital raise brings the total green or climate-related funding secured by the bank between 2019 and 2021 to approximately R8.6 billion.
ICT tenders: SOEs lead the way
This week sees a handful of state-owned entities dominating with multiple requests.
Italian firm invests R17m to boost SA solar PV manufacturing
Enertronica Santerno will invest millions to enhance the capability of manufacturing inverters for solar photovoltaic applications in South Africa.
Telco base stations under siege amid latest load-shedding
As power blackouts persist, mobile operators see a spike in incidents of theft and vandalism of their infrastructure, leaving communities without connectivity.
Wind sector is ready and eager to blast load-shedding
The industry calls for the immediate release of available additional capacity from operational wind farms into the national grid, as load-shedding infuriates citizens.
ICT tenders: Eskom goes shopping
Despite its financial and service delivery woes, the state-owned entity is on a technology spending spree.
Norway’s Scatec to invest R1bn in SA’s solar project
The company announces the awarding of its bids to supply SA with 150 megawatts of dispatchable power through the use of renewable energy.
Govt looks to renewables to save SA from Eskom woes
As the power utility continues to struggle to keep the lights on, government undertakes to rapidly increase energy generation capacity outside of the state-owned company.
Eskom’s internal IT team ‘holds fort’ amid Oracle dispute
The state-owned company embarks on an emergency procurement process after the US enterprise software giant pulls the plug on IT support services.