News : Eskom set for more clean energy research

South Africa's power utility Eskom said on Tuesday it will conduct more research in clean technology as it seeks a new World Bank loan to finance renewable energy power projects.

The power utility declined to disclose the amount it was seeking to borrow, but the Treasury has previously said Eskom may tap about 1 billion rand from the World Bank's Clean Technology Fund.



"We plan to increase our research and development efforts in solar wind, bio-mass, and hydro (power generation)," Eskom said in response to Reuters' questions.

South Africa relies heavily on coal-fired plants to generate power.

The World Bank in April approved a controversial $3.75 billion Eskom loan to develop a coal-fired power plant in South Africa despite the lack of support from the country's key Western allies.

Eskom said it was already in talks with the World Bank to access funds from the bank's Clean Technology Fund for renewable energy projects in a bid to boost power generation in Africa's largest economy.

Eskom has been struggling to find all the money it needs to pay for two new 4,800 MW coal-fired power plants, but it said there was no problem in sourcing funds for renewables.

Renewable energy already makes up 5 percent of Eskom's total generation capacity. It includes some hydro-power generated locally and imported from Mozambique and wind power. Source SAGOODNEWS

Rating: 0.00 (0 votes) - Rate this News -

Tags: Eskom  


Other articles
2018/12/10 10:36:03 - viagra soft bbsbxstophiepsyc
2018/12/8 4:37:29 - order viagra gaddluplekpmg
2018/12/7 11:57:10 - lowest price viagra RbsfArrikeyts
2018/12/6 15:29:41 - viagra sale bbsxstophiepdze
2018/12/6 10:28:08 - discount viagra online nsgssbstophiephvj
2018/12/2 8:37:27 - natural viagra alternative nikndzjpholdun
2018/11/28 22:55:18 - viagra prescription online bznisfjthoxyhespne
2018/11/21 10:06:31 - discount viagra nhiknMoispBtjexisyg
2018/11/20 1:13:02 - viagra online pharmacy bzbxfbsstophieptof
2018/11/19 18:22:50 - generic cialis online bnddbstophiepufe
2018/11/18 16:36:20 - purchase viagra nhsnzjpholdsb
2018/11/16 8:28:18 - generic cialis online bzbxbsstophiepsxl
2018/11/15 8:40:59 - cialis 10mg bbrbfjthoxyhespew
2018/11/13 14:36:12 - cialis daily ndrfzjjudgeuf
2018/11/12 6:34:02 - viagra alternatives nznvdMoispBtjexisyp



Bookmark this article at these sites

                   

 
The comments are owned by the poster. We aren't responsible for their content.
2010 Abuse ANC and Anni Apple avatar Bafana Barack Britain Cape China crime Cup Dewani Eskom facebook FIFA Gaga Google Haiti HIV Internet Jackson Jub Malema Manchester Mandela MaNtuli matric Michael Nelson New Obama of Oprah Prince Shrien SWC The tickets Tiger Transnet twitter United Winfrey Woods World Zapiro Zuma
Powered by Sevafrica
None All Errors (1) Deprecated (0) Queries (37) Blocks (10) Extra (2) Timers(6)
Errors
Warning: XoopsEditorHandler::getList() should not be called statically. in file /class/xoopseditor/xoopseditor.php line 171
Deprecated
Queries
0.000407 - SET NAMES 'utf8'
0.000251 - SET SQL_BIG_SELECTS = 1
0.000253 - SELECT * FROM config WHERE (conf_modid = '0' AND conf_catid = '1') ORDER BY conf_order ASC
0.000678 - SELECT sess_data, sess_ip FROM session WHERE sess_id = 'q9b2btoce59oea45mchb0rsvl6'
0.000249 - SELECT * FROM modules WHERE dirname = 'news'
0.000243 - SELECT COUNT(*) FROM group_permission WHERE (gperm_modid = '1' AND (gperm_groupid = '3') AND gperm_name = 'module_read' AND gperm_itemid = '32')
0.000259 - SELECT * FROM config WHERE (conf_modid = '32') ORDER BY conf_order ASC
0.000288 - SELECT * FROM modules WHERE dirname = 'protector'
0.000544 - DELETE FROM protector_access WHERE expire < UNIX_TIMESTAMP()
0.001511 - SELECT COUNT(*) FROM protector_access WHERE ip='3.80.85.76' AND request_uri='/modules/news/article.php?storyid=1545'
0.000844 - SELECT COUNT(*) FROM protector_access WHERE ip='3.80.85.76'
0.000439 - INSERT INTO protector_access SET ip='3.80.85.76',request_uri='/modules/news/article.php?storyid=1545',expire=UNIX_TIMESTAMP()+'60'
0.000838 - SELECT s.*, t.* FROM stories s, topics t WHERE (storyid=1545) AND (s.topicid=t.topic_id)
0.000329 - SELECT COUNT(*) FROM group_permission WHERE (gperm_modid = '32' AND (gperm_groupid = '3') AND gperm_name = 'news_view' AND gperm_itemid = '1')
0.000831 - UPDATE stories SET counter = counter+1 WHERE storyid = 1545
0.000607 - SELECT COUNT(*) FROM banner
0.000441 - SELECT * FROM banner LIMIT 2, 1
0.000505 - UPDATE banner SET impmade = impmade+1 WHERE bid = 3
0.000202 - SELECT * FROM config WHERE (conf_modid = '0' AND conf_catid = '3') ORDER BY conf_order ASC
0.000340 - SELECT DISTINCT gperm_itemid FROM group_permission WHERE gperm_name = 'block_read' AND gperm_modid = 1 AND gperm_groupid IN (3)
0.000294 - SELECT b.* FROM newblocks b, block_module_link m WHERE m.block_id=b.bid AND b.isactive=1 AND b.visible=1 AND m.module_id IN (0,32) AND b.bid IN (415,414,413,396,395,394,380,379,378,377,376,375,374,373,372,371,370,369,368,367,366,365,364,360,362,361,480,481,363,356,477,355,354,353,357,358,359,352,351,350,349,348,347,346,344,343,345,339,340,341,342,338,337,463,335,334,333,332,330,329,328,327,326,331,325,324,323,320,319,318,321,322,317,316,313,312,311,314,315,306,305,304,307,308,309,310,202,201,200,199,198,197,195,194,193,192,191,190,189,188,187,186,185,181,182,183,184,168,154,153,157,169,171,172,173,178,158,170,167,155,156,166,161,160,159,196,134,133,132,131,130,129,128,127,126,125,124,123,122,121,120,119,118,117,116,109,110,111,476,482,478,479,485,483,77,52,51,53,54,15,14,13,12,11,10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1,411,410,409,408,407,406,405,403,402,563,404,401,399,398,393,391,390,389,388,387,386,385,384,412,383,382,381,294,293,292,291,290,289,288,210,207,206,205,204,203,179,135,112,208,209,562,115,136,180,68,67,39,303,17,16,416,417,418,421,422,423,426,427,428,429,434,435,436,437,438,439,440,441,442,443,444,518,446,447,448,449,450,451,454,455,456,457,458,459,460,461,462,464,465,466,467,468,469,470,471,472,473,474,475,513,487,488,489,490,491,492,493,494,512,511,496,497,498,499,500,501,502,503,504,505,506,507,508,515,510,516,520,521,522,523,524,525,526,527,528,529,530,531,532,533,534,535,536,537,550,539,540,541,542,543,544,545,546,548,549,551,552,553,554,555,556,557,558,559,560,561,564) ORDER BY b.weight, m.block_id
0.000369 - SELECT * FROM modules WHERE dirname = 'tag'
0.000164 - SELECT * FROM config WHERE (conf_modid = '63') ORDER BY conf_order ASC
0.000209 - SELECT DISTINCT(o.tag_id), o.tag_term, o.tag_status, SUM(l.tag_count) AS count, l.tag_modid FROM tag_tag AS o LEFT JOIN tag_stats AS l ON l.tag_id = o.tag_id WHERE (o.tag_status = '0') GROUP BY o.tag_id ORDER BY count DESC LIMIT 0, 50
0.000274 - SELECT * FROM smiles
0.000649 - SELECT * FROM stories_files WHERE storyid=1545
0.000845 - SELECT s.*, t.* FROM stories s, topics t WHERE (s.published > 0 AND s.published <= 1544562449) AND (s.expired = 0 OR s.expired > 1544562449) AND (s.topicid=t.topic_id) AND s.ihome=0 ORDER BY s.published DESC LIMIT 0, 15
0.000669 - SELECT storyid, title FROM stories WHERE (published > 0 AND published <= 1544562449) AND (expired = 0 OR expired > 1544562449) AND storyid > 1545 ORDER BY storyid ASC LIMIT 0, 1
0.000530 - SELECT storyid, title FROM stories WHERE (published > 0 AND published <= 1544562449) AND (expired = 0 OR expired > 1544562449) AND storyid < 1545 ORDER BY storyid DESC LIMIT 0, 1
0.000209 - SELECT * FROM topics ORDER BY topic_title
0.000279 - SELECT * FROM config WHERE (conf_modid = '0' AND conf_catid = '5') ORDER BY conf_order ASC
0.000243 - SELECT * FROM config WHERE (conf_modid = '0' AND conf_catid = '3') ORDER BY conf_order ASC
0.001100 - SELECT o.tag_id, o.tag_term FROM tag_link AS l LEFT JOIN tag_tag AS o ON o.tag_id = l.tag_id WHERE l.tag_itemid = 1545 AND l.tag_modid = 32 ORDER BY o.tag_count DESC
0.000190 - SELECT COUNT(*) FROM group_permission WHERE (gperm_modid = '1' AND (gperm_groupid = '3') AND gperm_name = 'system_admin' AND gperm_itemid = '14')
0.000235 - SELECT COUNT(*) FROM group_permission WHERE (gperm_modid = '32' AND (gperm_groupid = '3') AND gperm_name = 'news_submit')
0.000171 - SELECT COUNT(*) as cpt FROM topics WHERE menu=1
0.000735 - SELECT * FROM xoopscomments WHERE (com_modid = '32' AND com_itemid = '1545' AND com_pid = '0') ORDER BY com_id ASC
Total: 37
Blocks
User Menu: Not cached
Search: Not cached
Custom Block (HTML): Not cached
Custom Block (HTML): Not cached
Custom Block (HTML): Not cached
Custom Block (HTML): Not cached
Cumulus Tag Cloud: Not cached
Custom Block (HTML): Not cached
Custom Block (HTML): Not cached
Custom Block (HTML): Not cached
Total: 10
Extra
Included files: 118 files
Memory usage: 8963320 bytes
Timers
XOOPS took 0.168 seconds to load.
XOOPS Boot took 0.049 seconds to load.
Module init took 0.028 seconds to load.
XOOPS output init took 0.042 seconds to load.
Module display took 0.038 seconds to load.
Page rendering took 0.009 seconds to load.