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    Econet Plans To Expand Its Use Of Tesla Batteries

    By June 19, 2020

    Econet Wireless Zimbabwe said it has plans to expand its use of batteries from Tesla for...

  • Energy

    DPA & EDF To Rollout Hybrid Solar Solutions To Large Industrial Clients

    By February 13, 2020

    Distributed Power Africa (DPA) is partnering with leading global electricity supplier the EDF  (Électricité De France) Group, to deploy hybrid energy solutions to Industrial and Commercial clients to  increase energy security and improve industry productivity     DPA and EDF have developed a comprehensive solution for heavy users such as mines,  manufacturing companies and other large industry players to accelerate deployment of solar  hybrid solutions (Solar, grid, lithium batteries & generator) on a Power Purchase Agreement  (PPA) to encourage industry to sign 10-20 year agreements for uninterrupted power supply.     The current energy crisis sub-Sahara Africa has increased demand for reliable energy solutions.   The collaboration with EDF is targeted at developing renewable energy solutions between 5MW  to 20MW.  DPA has activated a significant pipeline in Zimbabwe, Kenya, South Africa, Zambia,  Ivory Coast and Togo while EDF currently has 111 MW in operation in South Africa.     Norman Moyo, Group CEO of DPA, had this to say: “There...

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    Africa Is Still In The Dark As Electrification Plans Stall

    By January 8, 2020

    Three years ago, the African Development Bank launched an initiative to speed up the supply of...

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    Eskom Now At Stage 6 Load Shedding

    By December 10, 2019

    Eskom, South Africa’s electricity supply company on Friday says that it will escalate rotational power cuts...

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