renewable energy

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.

5 Nov

Eskom pilots solar-powered microgrid

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

29 Oct

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.

Sep 13, 2018

Study reaffirms renewables now cheaper than coal

Rising input costs and energy insecurity have made coal increasingly less competitive for electricity generation, a study reveals.

Aug 15, 2018

R2bn shot in the arm for SA's renewables sector

Vantage GreenX invests R2.05 billion in a combination of six solar and wind energy projects.

Aug 2, 2018

Enel signs R18bn deals to finance SA's wind energy

The Italian multinational energy company has signed financing agreements for five new wind projects worth €1.2 billion.

Jul 24, 2018

Loss-making Eskom pays R21.3bn for renewable energy

The utility posts a loss of R2.3 billion, with R20 billion in irregular expenditure, for the financial year ended 31 March.

Jul 23, 2018

UK firm eyes renewable energy assets in SA

Globeleq reaches an agreement with Brookfield to acquire majority stakes in South African-based projects with combined capacity of 178MW.


Solar Turtle's power plan for rural women

The start-up wishes to empower female entrepreneurs in remote or off-grid areas to run successful renewable-energy businesses.

Related topics