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.
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.
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.
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.
Solar industry wants clarity on generation capacity
The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association says the draft regulations on generation capacity continue to fall short of addressing municipalities’ needs.
Standard Bank gets approval to acquire renewable energy projects
The competition watchdog gives a fund owned by the bank the green light to acquire Mulilo Prieska and De Aar projects in SA.
Uncertainties shroud renewable energy deals in short-term
The decline in power consumption is expected to impact existing power purchase agreements, says GlobalData.
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.