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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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.


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.

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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