renewable energy
5:20
10 hours ago

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.

3:40

R12bn Kathu Solar Park goes commercial

With an installed capacity of 100MW, the facility will allow clean energy to be supplied to 179 000 homes in the Northern Cape.

2:50
21 Jan

Renewable energy costs to keep escalating, says Eskom

Commitments from the earlier bid windows mean costs associated with renewables will continue to increase, the power utility says.

3:40
Dec 5, 2018

Sener pumps R800m in SA's solar energy push

The Spanish company has invested millions in direct long-term investment in renewable energy infrastructure in SA.

3:10
Nov 30, 2018

R12bn Kathu Solar Park synchronised to the grid

The 100MW plant in the Northern Cape has accomplished its first synchronisation to the national grid.

4:20
Nov 27, 2018

Renewables sector rubbishes union's job loss claims

With Eskom planning coal-fired power station retirements, pinning job losses on the renewables sector is inaccurate, the industry says.

3:40
Nov 9, 2018

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
Nov 5, 2018

Eskom pilots solar-powered microgrid

The clean energy facility provides electricity to 14 households in the Wilhelmina community in the Free State.

3:40
Oct 29, 2018

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.

4:20

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.

4:00

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.

3:30
Sep 20, 2018

Blockchain, AI, 3D printing reduce renewables prices

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

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