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Zuma show of support lifts South Africa’s renewable energy industry

Posted on February 11th, 2017 · Posted in News

South Africa’s main renewable energy industry body said on Friday it was confident the country’s renewable power programme would soon be back up to speed, after President Jacob Zuma showed.. read more

More Opportunities For Women In The Energy Sector

Posted on February 11th, 2017 · Posted in News

It is an unfortunate reality that women are vastly underrepresented in the energy sector on the African continent. It is therefore vital to support the efforts of African women in.. read more

Eskom ‘back in business’ for large power users

Eskom says large power users can now launch their growth plans with confidence, thanks to the utility’s turnaround strategy delivering an operational surplus capacity. Speaking at the POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH.. read more


Posted on January 26th, 2017 · Posted in News

THE CLEAN ENERGY PLAYER IS ON TRACK TO RAISE $250M IN FUND II In a clear signal that the renewable energy industry is maturing, clean energy and resource efficiency specialised.. read more

New Partnership Aims to Protect World’s $2.5 Trillion Ocean Economy

Posted on January 20th, 2017 · Posted in News

Partnership between the World Economic Forum and University of California Santa Barbara’s Marine Science Institute aims to boost multistakeholder cooperation to help achieve goal 14 of the UN Sustainable Development.. read more

Africa Could Become Fertile Ground For New Energy Investment

Posted on November 30th, 2016 · Posted in News

Africa wants to become fertile ground for new energy investment — investments that would help electrify parts of the continent and make it ripe for new businesses and new jobs… read more

Global Citizens Climate Pledge

Posted on November 24th, 2016 · Posted in News

Citizens around the world can show their concern about the serious risk that climate change poses for present and future generations, and commit to take personal action.The initiative was launched.. read more

Northern Nigeria to get N183bn solar power plants

Posted on November 16th, 2016 · Posted in News

A consortium of German renewable energy companies led by Nigus has concluded plans with the Federal Government to build five solar power plants worth N183bn ($600m) in some North-Eastern states… read more

What does the transformation of global power markets mean for SA’s renewables industry?

Posted on November 16th, 2016 · Posted in News

According to a recently released report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), the surge in renewables energy projects globally has changed power markets for good. Over the next five years,.. read more

Sarec too raises IPP delay concerns

Posted on November 12th, 2016 · Posted in News

South African Renewable EnergyCouncil (Sarec) has become the latest organisation to raise concerns over State-owned power utility Eskom’s repeated delays in signing off on new power purchase agreements (PPAs) with.. read more

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