Cape Town seeks urgent permission to buy renewable energy
The city intends seeking permission from the courts for an expedited hearing on its energy case to allow it to buy energy from IPPs.
Govt hints at expediting renewables into energy mix
As power blackouts persist, minister Gwede Mantashe says government will allow IPPs to bring Window 4 capacity on stream earlier.
#Loadshedding tops Google’s search trends of the decade
Load-shedding was not only one of the top local trending Google searches of 2019, but also of the decade.
MNOs deploy additional resources as load-shedding bites
Mobile operators are investing hundreds of millions of rands to mitigate the effects of Eskom’s rolling blackouts.
WCape gains Mantashe’s approval to explore renewables
Energy minister Gwede Mantashe gives the province the green light to explore independent power producers for energy needs.
Renewables sector challenges Eskom over load-shedding
The industry believes clean energy can help to stop the latest bout of load-shedding introduced by Eskom.
Western Cape gets the nod from renewable energy sector
The province is set to play a major role as the country forges ahead with its renewable energy push.
African Development Bank plots R300bn renewables investments
“We’re getting out of coal and switching to renewable energy,” says Akinwumi Adesina, the bank’s president.
Renewables sector lays into government over policy delays
CEO of SAWEA disappointed with government’s delays in asserting policy for the renewables energy sector.