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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.

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Dec 11, 2020

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.

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Oct 23, 2020

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.

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Oct 16, 2020

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.

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Sep 29, 2020

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Renewables sector lays into government over policy delays

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

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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.

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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.

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