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Global pact to drive renewable energy adoption

The International Renewable Energy Agency and Global Wind Energy Council join hands to increase the adoption of wind and renewable energy worldwide.


Blockchain to play crucial role in switch to renewables

The emerging technology will play a pivotal role in the global transition to renewable energy, the Solar Power Africa conference hears.


GreenCape facilitates R41bn investment in 10 years

The organisation leverages its funding partnerships to facilitate about R41 billion worth of investment into SA’s green economy, helping to create 19 000 direct jobs.


SA’s Bokpoort CSP plant breaks African continuous ops record

The Bokpoort concentrated solar power plant is the first renewable facility in Africa to complete a full week of continuous round-the-clock operation.

Oct 27, 2020

SA’s wind sector looks to power 9.3m homes by 2030

The Windaba Virtual Conference hears the sector is set to transform SA’s energy landscape by delivering 14.4GW of energy over the next decade.

Oct 21, 2020

Businesses, homeowners turn to solar as renewables demand surges

The cost of renewable energy production is declining, driven by better technology, which is making it attractive to homeowners and business.

Oct 19, 2020

Municipalities to bypass Eskom to buy own renewable energy

Energy minister Gwede Mantashe has gazetted amendments to Electricity Regulations on New Generation Capacity, to enable municipal power generation.

Oct 16, 2020

Local solar body joins forces with SolarPower Europe

The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association partners with SolarPower Europe to unlock the potential of solar power.


Two Northern Cape solar plants connect to national grid

Aggeneys Solar and Konkoonsies II Solar plants commence commercial operations, adding a collective 132MW to the country’s generation capacity.

Sep 29, 2020

Ramaphosa backs renewables as answer to load-shedding

The country looks to initiate various procurement bidding windows, including in the renewable energy independent power producer programme.

Sep 22, 2020

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.

Sep 17, 2020

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.

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