ARTICLES RELATING TO POWER

Africa has no energy vision, conference hears

2014-03-17 15:17

There is a desperate need for a shared vision and comprehensive long-term planning under wise leaders if Africa is to realise its energy potential.

SA must make tough choices on energy needs

2014-03-17 10:39

The government is unlikely to prevent potentially crippling future power crunches unless a decision is made soon on when and how to add capacity to the grid.

Athletes' victory displays indicate dominance

2014-01-13 13:16

A study finds that your body language when you win at sports is an instinctive reaction meant to indicate dominance over your opponent.

People new to power more vengeful

2013-11-19 10:24

Researchers claim that people unaccustomed to being in charge may be more unforgiving when given the chance.

Women in power! What power?

2013-09-10 14:45

No matter how successful a woman may be, the highly chauvinistic society we live in will always find a way of reminding her that she is just in fact a woman.

Honda's race-bred CBR600RR in SA

2013-05-16 13:47

Improved performance, new styling and tech... Honda's race-bred CBR600RR is now available in South Africa for track-tuned performance with great city-riding manners.

Honda's race-bred CBR600RR in SA

2013-05-13 14:13

Improved performance, new styling and tech... Honda's race-bred CBR600RR is now available in South Africa for track-tuned performance with great city-riding manners.

What universal access to energy will cost

2013-05-03 08:40

Universal access to modern energy could be achieved with an investment of between $65bn and $86bn a year up until 2030, says research.

SA auto dealer goes fully solar

2013-01-31 12:07

Kia, as part of a plan to become more environmentally conscious, is about to open the first solar-powered auto dealer in South Africa.

Aston debuts new Rapide S

2013-01-24 11:02

Aston Martin's new Rapide S, which replaces the outgoing Rapide, makes its global debut in 2013 offering drivers more luxury and power.

More power price hikes loom

2012-07-13 15:26

Eskom has applied to raise electricity rates by 14.6% per year over five years, according to a confidential document.

Green Scorpions eye Eskom

2011-01-17 17:12

Inspectors from the Environmental Management Inspectorate are investigating some Eskom power stations to ensure they comply with environmental requirements.

Govt warns SA to save power

2011-01-12 21:20

It will be increasingly difficult to meet SA's electricity demands, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has warned.

Eskom under massive power pressure

2011-01-07 07:07

Eskom CEO Brian Dames says the lack of new power stations may finally catch up with South Africa in 2011.

World Bank to fund Africa power plan

2010-11-29 14:01

The World Bank says it plans to coordinate funding for 30 gigawatts of power by 2016.

 

Cooperation key to unlocking Africa's energy

2014-03-17 13:57

Africa's huge power potential highlights the need for pan-African cooperation to capitalise on the opportunities on offer.

Africa's energy potential in the spotlight

2014-03-17 09:57

The possibilities and problems of the continent's vast power needs will feature over the three-day Power-Gen Africa conference under way in Cape Town.

People new to power more vengeful

2013-11-19 14:30

Researchers claim that people unaccustomed to being in charge may be more unforgiving when given the chance.

SA to lend Tanzania $314m for power plants

2013-11-07 12:43

The Development Bank of Southern Africa is lending Tanzania $314m for two power plants, the Treasury says.

Women in power! What power?

2013-09-09 00:00

No matter how successful a woman may be, the highly chauvinistic society we live in will always find a way of reminding her that she is just in fact a woman.

Battery fears slow EV charge

2013-05-14 08:01

A former Volvo CEO believes that fear of being stranded is one of the biggest deterrents to owning an electric car.

Nuke power need for electric cars

2013-05-13 13:38

Bankruptcy, job cuts, few buyers - even if electric cars take off one analyst believes "a multitude" of nuclear power stations would be needed for recharging.

Honda power for McLaren?

2013-03-05 08:05

McLaren has yet to sign an engine deal for the new turbo V6 era beginning in 2014 though the team is in talks with Japanese automaker Honda.

TESTED: Kawa's ZX-6R superbike

2013-01-28 08:27

Hot off the heels of its race track successes, Kawasaki has introduced the latest version of its ZX-6R in South Africa. DRIES VAN DER WALT gets to grips with the 636 superbike.

Car chaos as Sandy storms off

2012-11-02 16:16

The fuel supply crisis gripping New York and the US' eastern seaboard has deepened as the city's iconic taxis started turning away business, drivers searched hours for a tank of petrol and thousands were mourning the loss of their wheels. GALLERY

Light bulbs boost energy savings

2011-01-17 11:01

Power utility Eskom says SA has saved 1 800 megawatts in electricity by replacing incandescent light bulbs with energy saving ones.

Business warned of power tariff spike

2011-01-12 12:54

An energy services company says businesses should expect a series of steep electricity tariff hikes which will be used to fund infrastructure projects.

Power supply still in crisis

2010-11-30 21:16

The whole of sub-Saharan Africa is still only generating as much electricity as Spain and reforms are urgently needed, an expert says.

Eskom details World Cup plans

2010-05-19 12:53

Eskom has guaranteed a consistent electricity supply during the 2010 FIFA World Cup, despite the usual high demand for power during the winter season.

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