SA to turbo-charge renewables to end load-shedding
President Cyril Ramaphosa announces a raft of measures that he believes will see the country beat the economy-draining power crisis.
New report calls for urgent energy transformation in SA
SA can solve its energy crisis and realise a competitive, net-zero economy if it can unlock value in renewables.
Norway’s Scatec unveils R16bn solar project in SA
The project in the Northern Cape will have total solar capacity of 540MW and further battery storage capacity.
Huawei sees boom in renewables business amid load-shedding
The company sees uptick in its clean energy unit in SA, as the country continues to grapple with power outages.
Leasing of Eskom land for renewables 'yields positive results'
The power utility pushes to open more of its land to independent power producers to boost generation capacity.
SAWEA calls for expedited renewables uptake
SA is urgently in need of accelerated uptake in new generation capacity, says the SA Wind Energy Association.
Govt asked for clear timelines to resolve energy crisis
A renewables industry body calls on government to lead the development of a comprehensive strategic plan to resolve the crippling energy crisis.
Local wind energy team receives global skills
Nordex Energy sends its specialists overseas for upskilling in preparation for the growth of SA’s wind sector.
Chanda Nxumalo makes history as she leads SAPVIA
The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association elects Chanda Nxumalo as chairperson.
Renewable energy delays in 2016 haunt SA today
SA could have solved load-shedding if government hadn’t stalled critical renewable energy projects, analysis finds.
Energy reforms get thumbs up from renewables sector
The SA Wind Energy Association applauds the president’s “unequivocal support” of energy sector transformation.