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29 Sep

ZTE, China Mobile, NR Electric jointly release industry's first end-to-end 5G TSN deterministic network to empower green grids

ZTE, China Mobile and NR Electric jointly release what they say is the industry's first end-to-end 5G TSN deterministic network.

Sep 10, 2021

All set for govt to announce bidder for renewables procurement

The preferred bidder for the procurement of 2 600MW of renewable energy under Bid Window 5 will be announced next month, says minister Gwede Mantashe.


Wind energy body CEO Ntombifuthi Ntuli dies

The South African Wind Energy Association and the sector at large mourns the loss of Princess Ntombifuthi Ntuli.

Aug 13, 2021

Renewables sector embraces 100MW self-generation threshold

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy publishes the gazette on the lifting of the self-generation threshold to 100MW, without licensing.

Jul 22, 2021

Deadline looms for renewable sector bid submissions

Local businesses look for strategies to enter the renewable energy manufacturing value chain.

Jun 10, 2021

Wind sector is ready and eager to blast load-shedding

The industry calls for the immediate release of available additional capacity from operational wind farms into the national grid, as load-shedding infuriates citizens.

May 18, 2021

R80.5bn pumped into SA’s wind energy sector in last decade

To date, 27 wind farms have successfully been connected to the national grid, increasing installed wind power capacity to almost 2 500MW.

Feb 15, 2021

Renewables industry stands ready for action on energy crisis

The country’s wind and solar energy industries welcome president Cyril Ramaphosa’s drive to boost the renewable energy sector.


Green light for two renewable energy mergers in SA

The Competition Tribunal has given the go-ahead for two mergers of companies that supply renewable energy to power utility Eskom.


New wind facility connects to national grid

Golden Valley Wind Energy Facility is South Africa’s latest wind farm to connect to the country’s national grid.

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.

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.

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