Green Energy

A monumental challenge

South Africa can transition from coal to renewable energy – if it lays careful plans

Carbon tax in South Africa – No longer just hot air

Symbolically, the carbon tax is an important step for the SA economy, to decouple growth from carbon intensity

What is social innovation, and why does it matter?

Thinking about how to approach challenges as opportunities is as crucial to social causes as it is to startups and big business

Low carbon energy economy with socioeconomic benefits

Special Annual Theme Award: Sustainable Energy for All in recognition of the United Nations ‘International Decade of Sustainable Energy for All’

Youth participation in the green economy

The green economy has great potential to create employment

Are municipalities ready to flip the switch?

Three-day summit worked towards practical solutions to energy crisis

Eskom’s Ingula, Africa’s largest water-pumped power scheme, reaches completion

Ingula is more than just an electricity generating facility, it serves as an example of how eco-friendly principles can be married with development.

Editorial: It should be eco, not ego, for Eskom

The only thing Eskom has to do now is connect the greenpower projects to the national grid – but even this is proving to be a hard ask.

Eskom gridlocks renewable energy

The utility is fumbling plans for South Africa to produce more energy, more cheaply, from green sources than from its proposed nuclear build.

A green economy grows jobs

There is no trade-off between a lower carbon economy and unemployment and poverty.

Danish-South African link shifts from aid to green trade

Danish companies have a lot to offer South Africa. They can provide experience, know-how and innovative solutions.

Wind of change on the cards

Denmark's surplus production of wind generated energy shows that a world powered 100% by renewable energy is no fantasy, say energy trade specialists.

Latest

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world