renewable energy
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Wind industry commits to transformation, indigenisation

A commitment statement drafted by members of the wind energy industry has been adopted at an AGM of the South African Wind Energy Association.

2:00
5 Nov

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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29 Oct

Wind body questions SA's energy investment choices

The organisation queries the basis for investment choices made in SA's Integrated Resource Plan update of 2018.

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SA's renewable energy stance riles nuclear industry

Government's stance on nuclear energy may see SA lose its permanent seat on the International Atomic Energy Agency board of governors.

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Nuclear body slams SA's energy plans for renewables bias

Rather than being technology neutral, the IRP 2018 has been developed with certain policy outcomes in mind, says NIASA.

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Sep 20, 2018

Blockchain, AI, 3D printing reduce renewables prices

New technologies are accelerating the deployment of renewable energy, according to Deloitte.

3:10
Sep 13, 2018

Study reaffirms renewables now cheaper than coal

Rising input costs and energy insecurity have made coal increasingly less competitive for electricity generation, a study reveals.

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Aug 15, 2018

R2bn shot in the arm for SA's renewables sector

Vantage GreenX invests R2.05 billion in a combination of six solar and wind energy projects.

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Aug 2, 2018

Enel signs R18bn deals to finance SA's wind energy

The Italian multinational energy company has signed financing agreements for five new wind projects worth €1.2 billion.

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Jul 24, 2018

Loss-making Eskom pays R21.3bn for renewable energy

The utility posts a loss of R2.3 billion, with R20 billion in irregular expenditure, for the financial year ended 31 March.

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Jul 23, 2018

UK firm eyes renewable energy assets in SA

Globeleq reaches an agreement with Brookfield to acquire majority stakes in South African-based projects with combined capacity of 178MW.

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Solar Turtle's power plan for rural women

The start-up wishes to empower female entrepreneurs in remote or off-grid areas to run successful renewable-energy businesses.

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