Green light for two renewable energy mergers in SA
The Competition Tribunal has given the go-ahead for two mergers of companies that supply renewable energy to power utility Eskom.
Amazon to tap into Eskom’s grid in renewable energy project
The local project will see 28GWh of solar energy wheeled via Eskom’s grid from a solar farm in the Northern Cape to Amazon’s facilities each year.
This solar company is adding over 100 new work-from-home jobs in SA
WiSolar, a supplier and distributor of solar energy systems, is creating work-from-home opportunities in a thriving and essential industry.
Local solar body joins forces with SolarPower Europe
The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association partners with SolarPower Europe to unlock the potential of solar power.
Ramaphosa backs renewables as answer to load-shedding
The country looks to initiate various procurement bidding windows, including in the renewable energy independent power producer programme.
COVID-19 leaves SA’s renewable sector in limbo
The coronavirus pandemic will put to the test the local industry’s skills, resilience and depth of pockets.
Patrice Motsepe firm commits R249m to solar projects
The fresh funding will enable the ongoing expansion of CrossBoundary Energy’s commercial and industrial solar services.
SADC is top investment destination for renewable energy
The region is favoured by investors in the renewable energy sector, according to the South African Wind Energy Association.
African Development Bank plots R300bn renewables investments
“We’re getting out of coal and switching to renewable energy,” says Akinwumi Adesina, the bank’s president.
Renewables sector lays into government over policy delays
CEO of SAWEA disappointed with government’s delays in asserting policy for the renewables energy sector.
Eskom pilots solar-powered microgrid
The clean energy facility provides electricity to 14 households in the Wilhelmina community in the Free State.