Shared risk opens up Africa's solar energy opportunities
There is now a zero-risk, zero-cost way to establish renewable energy in Africa, says Wessel Wessels, head of sales, Alternative Energy at NEC XON.
Coal sector loses bid to halt renewable energy deals
The Supreme Court of Appeal dismisses a case brought by the Coal Transporters Forum to set aside power purchase agreements.
Ramaphosa sees renewables as answer to Eskom’s woes
The president indicates that renewable energy can be the answer to the country’s energy supply needs.
ANC lekgotla lauds renewables, 4IR as new growth areas
It is agreed to build new growth sectors as the ruling party takes a friendly approach towards renewable energy independent power producers.
WCape gains Mantashe’s approval to explore renewables
Energy minister Gwede Mantashe gives the province the green light to explore independent power producers for energy needs.
Renewables sector challenges Eskom over load-shedding
The industry believes clean energy can help to stop the latest bout of load-shedding introduced by Eskom.