Eskom’s COVID-19 power curtailment bid stuns wind sector
The industry seeks legal counsel over Eskom’s plan to curtail operational wind farms, with the utility citing reduced demand in relation to COVID-19.
No penalties for renewable energy delays during lockdown
Twelve wind farms currently under construction are not classified as essential services and will be part of the national lockdown, says SAWEA.
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.
Eskom’s IT systems still slow after data centre ‘incident’
While a significant number of the most critical functions have been recovered, restoration of some systems has been delayed, says Eskom.
Regulator approves 75 firms to generate their own power
SA’s energy regulator green-lights 75 applications from private companies wanting to generate energy for self-use.
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.