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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.

5:50

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.

4:20
Apr 30, 2020

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.

2:20
Feb 20, 2020

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.

3:00

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.

3:10

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.

2:50

Renewables sector lays into government over policy delays

CEO of SAWEA disappointed with government’s delays in asserting policy for the renewables energy sector.

2:10
Nov 5, 2018

Eskom pilots solar-powered microgrid

The clean energy facility provides electricity to 14 households in the Wilhelmina community in the Free State.

3:00
Oct 12, 2018

Blockchain-based solar start-up gets R7.2m

Sun Exchange receives a $500 000 seed investment from Alphabit, a multimillion-dollar hedge fund.

1:50
Apr 10, 2018

All Apple facilities now powered by clean energy

Apple's data centres, offices and retail stores in 43 countries are now all powered by renewable energy.

3:40
Feb 16, 2018

Africa shackled to fossil fuels until 2033

Renewable energy will emerge victorious in Africa only in 2033 or later, even though renewable economics are unquestionably already improving.

4:30
Jan 11, 2018

Solar steam powers homes, new jobs in SA

A Spanish renewable energy company opens three thermal solar plants in the Northern Cape, creating 125 permanent and 5 800 temporary jobs.

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