Category: June 2008

June update

Welcome to the June edition of Focus. Since the last edition, we have closed the financing of an innovative (and innovatively structured) aquaculture project to be based in Mauritius, Madagascar and South Africa. The transaction will result not only in numerous “farms” (initially farming eel) but also the development of an entire freshwater aquaculture industry… Read more »

Renewable and clean energy in africa the present reality and the future potential

By Rory TaitHead of UK Energy BackgroundRenewable and Clean Energy is flavour of the month the world over. It is impossible to move without another Clean Energy Fund being set up to invest in clean technology or renewable developments. What is driving this frenetic activity in this sector? Is it sustainable or a flash in… Read more »

Legalese – Electricity Industry Glossary of terms

Act Electricity Act 1989 (amended by the Utilities Act 2000); Authorised In relation to any business or activity means authorised by licence or treated as granted under section 6 or by exemption granted under section 5 of the Act; Authority Gas and Electricity Markets Authority; BETTA British Electricity Trading and Transmission Arrangements; BM Unit Balancing… Read more »