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Africa

Energy Dept: IPPs could provide emergency electricity supply within year

The department said the eight preferred bidders would inject a total private sector investment amount of R45 billion into the…

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USA

CBS News poll – Eye on Earth: What drives views on electric cars?

Americans’ collective thinking on electric cars is a bit … middle of the road. A third of people say they’d…

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Africa

R1.5bn energy fund set up to help women-owned companies produce electricity

The fund, announced on Wednesday, seeks to invest in businesses and energy projects. FILE: The aim is to change the…

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Africa

Cope: Govt should review Eskom’s ‘exclusionary’ electricity tariff increase

As of Thursday, customers receiving power directly from Eskom will be charged over 15.6% more after the North Gauteng High…

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Africa

Eskom: Municipalities owe us R35bn and we want that money

FILE: Eskom CEO André de Ruyter at a briefing at Megawatt Park on 31 January 2020. Picture: Eyewitness News. JOHANNESBURG…

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USA

Texas power grid operator overcharged companies $16B during winter freeze

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas made a massive error that resulted in $16 billion in overcharges last month when…

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USA

Texas customer sues over $9,000 power bill during blackout

A Texas woman who received a more than $9,000 power bill this month is suing her electricity provider for price…

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Africa

Benoni, Brakpan, Vosloorus residents wake up to no power due to load reduction

Eskom has cut power from 5 am and the outages will last until 9 am. JOHANNESBURG – Thousands of households…

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Movies

Texas furniture store shelters residents without power during historic storm

Enlarge Image People select shirts and sweatshirts being given away at a Gallery Furniture store after the owner opened his…

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Science

Stretchy bands generate electricity from body heat to power gadgets

By Priti Parikh A ring version of a thermoelectric generator Xiao Lab Self-healing and eco-friendly devices that generate electricity from…

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