renewable energy

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.


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.


GreenCape hands over Atlantis green tech zone

The Special Economic Zone for Green Technologies has been handed over from non-profit organisation GreenCape to Wesgro.

27 Sep

Renewable energy fund buys Makro carport solar systems

Nesa Investment Holdings acquires the portfolio of Makro’s carport solar photovoltaic systems.


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.


Renewables sector lays into government over policy delays

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

Sep 16, 2019

Calls for tech energy rethink as SA’s coal exports dry up

Faced with declining coal exports, SA must prepare for the ongoing technology-driven transition away from fossil fuels, says a research institute.

Sep 10, 2019

Roadblocks ahead in SA’s solar push

The stagnation experienced by the South African renewable energy market results in growth being overshadowed by the likes of Egypt.


Renewables allure increases in SA

Rising electricity prices, power outages and gas emissions are some of the factors driving the increased interest in renewables, say experts.

Sep 2, 2019

Solar leasing platform launches R7m crowdfunding campaign

Sun Exchange unveils a R7 million Uprise.Africa campaign for approximately 5.2% equity stake in the company.

Aug 28, 2019

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.

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