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Renewable industry bodies partner to develop local skills

The organisations join hands to launch a programme to drive change, enhance the local skills base and ensure SA reaps the full benefits of a decarbonised economy.

2:40
Thursday

Tesla offers renewable energy kits as load-shedding solution

Tesla introduces its Powerwall and Megapack rechargeable, renewable energy-powered battery systems for homes and businesses in SA.

4:40
15 Sep

Green light for Eskom to buy renewable energy

The energy regulator concurs with a Section 34 ministerial determination which opens the way for the procurement of 6 800MW of wind and solar PV power.

2:40

Solarise Africa gets $10m renewable energy boost

The investment will be used to fund renewable energy project deployments on the African continent.

6:00

FNB touts renewable energy as solution to Eskom woes

With SA’s ongoing electricity challenges, the long-term benefits of implementing alternatives such as solar certainly outweigh the costs, says the bank.

4:00

Cape Town vows to continue renewable energy fight

The city will keep standing up for residents and businesses whose livelihoods depend on a reliable energy supply, says mayor Dan Plato.

3:20

Blow for Cape Town’s bid to buy own renewable energy

Judge Leonie Windell finds the city failed to follow a formal intergovernmental dispute process before litigating and asks for an out of court settlement.

5:20
Jul 28, 2020

R58bn new renewable energy projects to create 6 000 jobs

Three projects have been gazetted, with a total investment value of R58 billion and the potential for direct job creation for 6 000 people.

4:40
Jun 25, 2020

Wind sector targets R400bn post-COVID-19 economic recovery

The sector estimates the wind sector alone will invest between R300 billion and R400 billion and create 25 000 jobs in South Africa by 2030.

2:00
Jun 19, 2020

WiSolar offers SA homeowners solar power financing

The company says it has a monthly payment plan up to 72 months available across its solar electricity packages.

4:20
Jun 15, 2020

Govt sets sights on nuclear amid environmental opposition

The energy department publishes the request for information in respect of the commencement of a nuclear build programme to the extent of 2 500MW.

4:00
Jun 9, 2020

Patrice Motsepe-backed fund invests R50.5m in solar start-up

ARCH’s Africa Renewable Power Fund has invested $3 million in SA’s blockchain-based solar start-up Sun Exchange.

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