renewable energy

 
Gordhan: Eskom should be allowed to compete in the renewable space
Gordhan: Eskom should be allowed to compete in the renewable space
Amid massive changes in the fields of electricity and technology, Eskom is repositioning itself as a business — and should get the...
South Africa has a new energy plan
South Africa has a new energy plan
It’s five years late, but we now have a blueprint for energy. It calls for a mix, with wind and gas challenging coal for dominance.
How sub-Saharan Africa can harness its big electricity opportunities
How sub-Saharan Africa can harness its big electricity opportunities
Electricity lifts people out of poverty and improves their health and standards of living. Yet 1.3 billion of the world’s people don’t have...
Energy department cuts budget allocation for clean energy
Energy department cuts budget allocation for clean energy
Government’s plan to achieve 30% clean energy by 2025 is questionable, given that the department of energy (DoE) only allocates 5% of its budget...
Eskom should boost its output of in-house renewables
Eskom should boost its output of in-house renewables
South Africa has exceptionally favourable conditions for solar and wind power generation. But these sources currently only contribute
Five facts that prove South Africa’s nuclear power plan should die
Five facts that prove South Africa’s nuclear power plan should die
Under the presidency of Jacob Zuma, South Africa has been trying to implement a massive new nuclear...
Cape Verde's goal is 100% renewable energy by 2025. Why it may just do it
Cape Verde's goal is 100% renewable energy by 2025. Why it may just do it
Cape Verde, the small island archipelago nation off Africa’s northwest coast, has set itself a very bold renewable energy...
SA green energy hit by doubt
SA green energy hit by doubt
South Africa’s renewable energy programme is a victim of its own success.
Where to begin: Trump, the Paris Agreement and Africa's poverty
Where to begin: Trump, the Paris Agreement and Africa's poverty
Where do you start in understanding both the poverty of Africa, and Donald Trump pulling out of the Paris accord on climate change.
Big boost in jobs in renewable energy sector worldwide with 10-million now employed
Big boost in jobs in renewable energy sector worldwide with 10-million now employed
Nearly 10-million people worldwide were employed in the renewable energy sector in 2016, double the number of people working on building solar and...
Nuclear turn-off tumbles giants
Nuclear turn-off tumbles giants
Once a pioneering nuclear energy giant, the Westinghouse Electric Company now finds itself filing for bankruptcy. This follows uncomfortably close on...
4 negative myths about renewable energy debunked
4 negative myths about renewable energy debunked
You can’t manage the weatherObservations support this; the sun can hide behind clouds and wind tends to veer between...

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