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Power, Water, Utilities

Power, Water, Utilities

South Africa’s wind power province

With the signing off on four new wind projects in April 2018, the Eastern Cape reinforced its position as a prime destination for wind power.

2020 regional economic overview of the Western Cape

The Western Cape’s exports are expanding while the region’s reputation as a technology hub continues to grow.

De Rust WaterWise Ways project is showing the way

A pilot project in the small rural town of De Rust has shown that a constructed wetland system and wastewater reuse can improve the health of a catchment system and convert wastewater into a useful resource.

Energy storage high on the agenda for emerging economies

A new report commissioned by IFC and ESMAP finds that energy storage deployments in emerging markets are expected to grow by 40% annually over the coming decade.

Calling all energy companies who can provide a solution to manufacturers

The Africa Energy Indaba is launching an Energy Solutions Pavilion, providing companies who have an energy solution that can support manufacturers with the opportunity to showcase their products.

Call for papers: 4th African Smart Cities Summit

Industry experts are invited to submit an abstract by 17 January 2020 to be considered as a speaker during the African Smart Cities Summit 2020.

Continental free trade will galvanise African economies

Political will is a major component in the equation; an AfCFTA Business Forum has been established to allow for private sector engagement with the formulators of policy.

Funding needed for municipal infrastructure upgrades

Funding is sought for upgrading of the water and power reticulation systems and refurbishment of the water treatment plant.

Africa’s $2.6-trillion energy gap provides opportunities

The Africa Energy Outlook 2019 report states that cumulative investments of $2.6-trillion are required between 2019 and 2040 to meet the rising energy demand and provide more accessible energy facilities to African citizens.

Rethinking water usage and stormwater management

John Sibanyoni, Geohydrologist and Acting Water Use Manager for the Breede-Gouritz Catchment Management Agency, reflects on how South Africans have to start thinking differently about water.

Featured Investment Opportunities

Funding required for new railway lines within MAPSEZ

Funding for professional work for Front End Loading 3 required by Transnet.

Commercial investment opportunities in high-intensity mixed-use precincts

A number of strategic opportunities are available where these high-intensity, mixed use precincts are being developed in the vicinity of Durban

Bulk fuel storage and distribution facility invites investment partners

A new bulk fuel storage and distribution facility, to be located along the R385 road in a mining region of South Africa. The project entered feasibility stage in early 2019, currently approaching the completion phase of the EIA.

Featured Business Opportunities

Establish your business in Africa’s tech hub

Cape Town has established itself as a key technology hub in Africa with a number of major companies launching their head offices in the city.

Office and industrial space available in central South African province

There are opportunities to rent factory space at Free State Development Corporation properties in Botshabelo, Phuthaditjhaba and Industriqwa.

FDC offers affordable rental rates for businesses

The property management and development unit of the FDC has a diverse property portfolio.