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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.

2:10
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.

5:20
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.

3:40

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.

5:50
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.

4:40
Sep 23, 2020

Surviving load-shedding and lockdown

There are several types of alternative energy solutions that businesses can consider for their backup energy requirements.

3:10
Sep 21, 2020

Living off the state-run power grid in SA

WiSolar's Popular Package should be able to energise most suburban homes in South Africa.

4:40
Sep 15, 2020

Green light for Eskom to buy renewable energy

The energy regulator concurs with a Section 34 ministerial determination which opens the way for the procurement of 6 800MW of wind and solar PV power.

6:00

FNB touts renewable energy as solution to Eskom woes

With SA’s ongoing electricity challenges, the long-term benefits of implementing alternatives such as solar certainly outweigh the costs, says the bank.

4:00

Cape Town vows to continue renewable energy fight

The city will keep standing up for residents and businesses whose livelihoods depend on a reliable energy supply, says mayor Dan Plato.

3:20

Blow for Cape Town’s bid to buy own renewable energy

Judge Leonie Windell finds the city failed to follow a formal intergovernmental dispute process before litigating and asks for an out of court settlement.

4:40
Jun 25, 2020

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.

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