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12 Nov 2013  |  Africa
Quick Wins where High Electricity Tariffs can Negatively Affect Profit Margins
The research service highlights energy efficiency in the South African commercial sector, with a focus on large commercial businesses. The research service discusses the major drivers as well as major restraints the commercial sector faces when implementing energy efficiency projects. The study also outlines potential energy savings as well as curr...
03 Jul 2013  |  Africa
Increased Investment in Power Networks to Boost Economic Growth Potential
This study highlights targets and projects that are being planned and implemented by key power utilities in five Sub-Saharan African countries, namely, Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya and Zambia. The research service also discusses the key challenges faced by the industry in each country with respect to increasing capacity and electricity tariffs, ...
13 Feb 2013  |  Africa
Will the Market Continue to be Uncertain?
The high voltage transmission and distribution market in Southern Africa is fraught with uncertainty. In order for the region to grow, a stable supply of electricity is required. Generation capacity can only be increased if there is stable transmission and distribution infrastructure in place. This research service offers a comprehensive analysis o...
11 Feb 2013  |  Africa
Mining and Anticipated Oil and Gas Discoveries could Catalyse Industry and Economic Development
The energy sector in Namibia is dominated by liquid fuel usage, imported electricity and local wood fuel supplies. Namibia's economic growth potential lies in the development of its mines and the discovery of oil and gas. This research service gives a comprehensive analysis of the current energy situation in Namibia as well as the country's future ...
31 Jan 2013  |  Africa
The Coal and Gas Rush in Mozambique Will Increase the Electricity Demand in the Country
The Mozambican electricity demand is set to grow rapidly. This is due to large natural gas finds and the exportation of coal in 2012. Mozambique's GDP is expected to grow at close to 8.0 percent till 2017. Transmission and distribution infrastructure is the greatest restraint in the electricity industry and a new 'Transmission Backbone' is needed t...
02 Oct 2012  |  Africa
New Entrants to Take Market Share
The South African high-voltage transformer market is established and dominated by a few major competitors. The demand side of the market is highly concentrated in the standardised transformer segment, but it is fragmented in the smaller, specialised segment. The market is set to change in 2015 with specification and product design playing a major r...
15 Oct 2007  |  Africa
The South African biofuels market is currently standing at the brink of exciting growth. Investors and government participants now have to decide what the correct level of subsidy will be as well as finding ways of avoiding food versus fuel conflict.
04 Sep 2007  |  Africa
The Sub-Saharan African biofuels market is standing at the door of an exciting growth period. Most countries have made commitments to the reduction of greenhouse gasses under Kyoto protocol and biofuels is seen as a solution to this commitment. However, there are many challenges facing an industry that is currently under developed and where funding...