Govt hints at expediting renewables into energy mix
As power blackouts persist, minister Gwede Mantashe says government will allow IPPs to bring Window 4 capacity on stream earlier.
Renewables sector challenges Eskom over load-shedding
The industry believes clean energy can help to stop the latest bout of load-shedding introduced by Eskom.
Western Cape gets the nod from renewable energy sector
The province is set to play a major role as the country forges ahead with its renewable energy push.
Renewables sector lauds Treasury’s Eskom restructuring plans
The industry says plans for the troubled power utility will help to improve the operational and structural inefficiencies it has faced.
IPP Office boss axed for ‘operational instability’ issues
Government clarifies why it removed Karen Breytenbach as head of the Independent Power Producer Office, while the sector expresses shock at the move.
Renewables industry challenges Gordhan on contract re-negotiation
The sector is at odds with the minister's move to re-negotiate renewable energy contracts in order to alleviate pressure on Eskom.
Nuclear snub, renewables drive lauded in SA's energy mix
The industry supports SA's long-awaited Integrated Resource Plan, which shelved plans for nuclear and paves the way for renewables.