Renewable industry bodies partner to develop local skills
The organisations join hands to launch a programme to drive change, enhance the local skills base and ensure SA reaps the full benefits of a decarbonised economy.
FNB touts renewable energy as solution to Eskom woes
With SA’s ongoing electricity challenges, the long-term benefits of implementing alternatives such as solar certainly outweigh the costs, says the bank.
R58bn new renewable energy projects to create 6 000 jobs
Three projects have been gazetted, with a total investment value of R58 billion and the potential for direct job creation for 6 000 people.
Solar industry wants clarity on generation capacity
The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association says the draft regulations on generation capacity continue to fall short of addressing municipalities’ needs.
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.