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2030: A Future Roadmap for Renewables?

Posted on April 25th, 2013 · Posted in Renewable, small renewables projects

A recent European Commission Green Paper seeking views on the development of intermediate renewable energy and climate targets for 2030 has prompted calls from the industry to adopt a three.. read more

Malawi gives thumbs up to ethanol

Posted on December 15th, 2012 · Posted in Malawi, Renewable, Sugarcane

The Malawi government has approved the use of ethanol as an alternative fuel to power vehicles following research conducted by the country’s National Commission for Science and Technology (NCST). Ministry.. read more

Parabolic troughs as opposed to other CSP technologies

Posted on August 18th, 2012 · Posted in Parabolic trough, Renewable, solar energy

Hittite Solar, an Istanbul based company, has developed a parabolic trough design with the first proven system capable of Direct Steam Generation (DSG). CSP Today speaks to Serhan Suzer, CEO.. read more

Spanish Invitation for South African RE Collaboration

Posted on March 5th, 2012 · Posted in Renewable, renewable energy, solar energy, wind power

We are looking for South African Companies (with the BBEE Certificate) that are consulting or civil engineering firms. And we are offering those companies the specialization in solar (photovoltaic) and.. read more

Pico PV: a real solution for rural electrification?

Posted on February 13th, 2012 · Posted in Kerosene lamp, Renewable, Rural electrification, solar power

Pico PV has emerged as a new keyword in rural electrification. Also called Solar Pico Systems (SPS), Pico PV are the younger brothers of Solar Home Systems (SHS) and could.. read more

Southern African Solar Energy Conference

Posted on February 2nd, 2012 · Posted in Renewable, solar, solar energy, Solar thermal energy, Stellenbosch

The First Southern African Solar Energy Conference will be held from the 21 st to the 23 rd of May 2012 at the Protea Hotel in the Technopark, Stellenbosch. This.. read more

South African Schools benefit from SWHs installation

Posted on February 1st, 2012 · Posted in Renewable, solar, solar energy, swh, Water heating

  Solar water heater (SWH) solutions firm Selected Energy has installed solar energy systems at two schools, which will ensure students have access to hot water regardless of unreliable power.. read more

Trusted experts in ground mounted solar systems

Posted on January 19th, 2012 · Posted in ground mounted solar system, Photovoltaic array, Renewable, solar energy

. A proven track record of fast mobilisation and even faster build times for the construction of ground mounted solar PV and the installation of the PV modules: 4.1MWp for.. read more

SAAEA welcomes GL Garrad Hassan in South Africa

Posted on January 7th, 2012 · Posted in Rainbow Nation, Renewable, south africa

To support the developers and financiers of South Africa’s burgeoning wind power industry GL Garrad Hassan opened its first office in the Rainbow Nation, in Cape Town on 1 January.. read more

Financing for wind farms

Posted on January 6th, 2012 · Posted in Renewable, south africa, wind, Wind farm, wind power

Image via Wikipedia When it comes to financing a wind farm there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Tailoring the right funding structure for a wind development depends on where in the.. read more

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