Renewables sector expects imminent signing of R58bn deals

Jan 22, 2018

The industry anticipates the conclusion of the 26 outstanding power purchase agreements in the first quarter of 2018.

Africa's renewable energy set to soar by 2022

Nov 16, 2017

Millions of Africans get access to electricity for the first time as the continent turns to solar, wind and hydropower projects.

Eskom, energy regulator blasted over lack of transparency

Sep 15, 2017

The South African Wind Energy Association has appealed to the energy regulator to do the right thing.

Relief as govt confirms imminent signing of renewables deals

Sep 1, 2017

Energy minister Mmamoloko Kubayi says outstanding power purchase agreements will be signed by the end of next month.

Initiative to promote transformation in wind energy sector

Aug 2, 2017

A new initiative aims to develop youth who are interested in pursuing careers in the energy sector.

SA joins Global Wind Day celebrations

Jun 15, 2017

In only three years, SA has become the largest wind power producer on the African continent.

IPPs drag Eskom to Nersa over contract delays

Oct 18, 2016

The independent power producers request the regulator to impose a maximum penalty on the power utility should it be found guilty.

SA boasts of fastest growing green economy

Sep 26, 2016

SA had the world's fastest growing green economy in 2015, says ratings agency Moody's.

Renewables industry blasts Eskom

Jul 22, 2016

The power utility decides not to sign any power purchase agreements with private producers after the current round is finalised.

Eskom slammed for renewable energy jibe

Jun 1, 2016

Greenpeace and SAWEA challenge the power utility's assertion that green energy is not living up to its billing in SA.

Milestone for SA's wind energy production

Feb 29, 2016

The renewable energy source is now feeding over one gigawatt of power to the country's electricity grid.

SA in renewable energy drive

Apr 17, 2015

The government intends making a ministerial determination for an additional 6?300MW of renewable energy.