SA data centres must pull the plug on non-renewable energy
Local data centre companies are increasingly shifting their focus to renewable energy, to improve overall efficiency and lower operational costs.
Deadline looms for renewable sector bid submissions
Local businesses look for strategies to enter the renewable energy manufacturing value chain.
Nedbank raises R910m to finance green projects in SA
The new capital raise brings the total green or climate-related funding secured by the bank between 2019 and 2021 to approximately R8.6 billion.
Thumbs up for Ramaphosa's move to end load-shedding
The renewables sector welcomes the decision to amend the Electricity Regulation Act to increase the licensing threshold for embedded generation projects.
Wind sector is ready and eager to blast load-shedding
The industry calls for the immediate release of available additional capacity from operational wind farms into the national grid, as load-shedding infuriates citizens.
Norway’s Scatec to invest R1bn in SA’s solar project
The company announces the awarding of its bids to supply SA with 150 megawatts of dispatchable power through the use of renewable energy.
Govt looks to renewables to save SA from Eskom woes
As the power utility continues to struggle to keep the lights on, government undertakes to rapidly increase energy generation capacity outside of the state-owned company.
Construction starts at SA's biggest renewable energy project
At R11.6 billion total investment, the Redstone project will deliver clean and reliable electricity to nearly 200 000 households round the clock.
African YouTube comedy shot entirely on Zoom
The series hopes to draw more attention to renewable energy usage on the continent.
Mega wind energy facility switched on in ECape
The 123MW Golden Valley Wind Energy Facility reached commercial operations on 1 May, and is expected to generate over 477GWh of renewable power each year.
SA remodels ageing coal plants with solar technology
Minister Barbara Creecy says climate change and global warming are real, and SA is aware of the risks and knows coal contributes to this effect.