Energy Management News Volume 20 No 3

This issue comprises several articles and conference papers. The first and second articles both discuss energy saving initiatives. Article no.1 is entitled : Top energy ranking for Three Cities Bantry Bay Suite Hotel (page 1). The second article is entitled: Clicks using benchmarking to monitor energy saving initiatives (page 3). Philips’ breakthrough energy-efficient LED lighting solutions contribute to Kenya’s energy saving ambitions (page 4)discusses digital LED technology. Guidance on data quality for energy performance measurement and verification (page 5)discusses the Global Superior Energy Performance (GSEP) initiative. Then follows several short articles which shows web addresses for further reading. These articles are entitled as follows: Sector skills plan for the energy and water sector (page 5),
CIRCLE in Sub-Saharan African programme (page 6), Data on the impact of load shedding in South Africa (page 6), Innovative waste water treatment technologies focused on energy production and nutrient recovery(page 6, Map of solar in South Africa reveals key development trends (page 7), New WWF Studies(page 7), New renewable energy books(page 7). The next article entitled: Investment environment key to closing Africa’s energy gap, says Standard Bank(page 8) talks about Standard Bank’s innovative funding solutions to help close the energy gap on the African continent. Nuclear project benefits will accrue to harbours and shipping industry(page 9) talks about remarkable cargoes that was handled in SA ports. It also discusses the SA-Russia agreement to build nuclear power stations. Further articles included are as follows: Africa’s oil and gas sector continues to show substantial growth, despite regulatory uncertainty and corruption, according to PwC Review (page 10), African oil and energy sector fuelling global investor growth, says DHL (page 12), BDO Zimbabwe and meeco: new partnership for mutual benefits (page 13), Swala Oil and Gas (Tanzania) Plc Debut on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (page 14), Philips strengthens Nigeria’s ambition to improve energy efficiency (page 15), Renewable Energy Professional training going carbon neutral(page 16), Momentum gathering in Power Africa initiative across Africa (page 17), Site usage reports for the Journal of Energy in Southern Africa (page 18).