renewable energy

 
Carrots work better than sticks
Carrots work better than sticks
"We need to promote simple actions on a large scale,” reads South Africa’s National Framework for Sustainable Development. Taking resource use...
And the award goes to ...
And the award goes to ...
The award has a weight to it, which tells you it’s an important award to win. Of all the awards it’s the most important one.
Carbon tax in South Africa – No longer just hot air
Carbon tax in South Africa – No longer just hot air
Since 2010, the debate concerning the net effect of pricing carbon in the South African economy has been contentious, with concerns ranging from...
DPA trial on Tesla Powerwall a huge success
DPA trial on Tesla Powerwall a huge success
Distributed Power Africa (DPA), a subsidiary of Econet Global, will be installing Tesla Powerwalls to power Econet Wireless’ local operations of...
Carlos Lopes: ‘Africa needs its own green new deal’
Carlos Lopes: ‘Africa needs its own green new deal’
A new book by a leading economist challenges current negative perceptions about the continent.
Elemental power is fuelling a new world order
Elemental power is fuelling a new world order
Wars are fought over resources, and there are few resources as important as coal and oil. Burning both of these fossil fuels to generate power has...
Why the fight against this weed could pay off handsomely for an energy-strapped SA
Why the fight against this weed could pay off handsomely for an energy-strapped SA
It is 9am on the shores of Lake Victoria’s Winam Gulf in Kenya’s Kisumu County. Tourists are arriving on the beach in droves, preparing to...
Powering Africa up: A low-carbon energy future is needed
Powering Africa up: A low-carbon energy future is needed
There have been many articles written on the dearth of electrification on the African continent, and the desperate need for many countries to...
Sona 2019: Ramaphosa’s renewed urgency welcomed
Sona 2019: Ramaphosa’s renewed urgency welcomed
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s second State of the Nation address on Thursday had, at its heart, efforts to reboot South Africa’s economy,...
The electrification of transport could transform our future
The electrification of transport could transform our future
Electric vehicles (EVs) are set to change everything about how energy is consumed and supplied. As a report from the World Economic Forum, Electric...
Costa Rica shows us how
Costa Rica shows us how
The country’s successful reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is an example that needs to be followed — because no one will be spared...
Storm warning for the fossil-fuel industry
Storm warning for the fossil-fuel industry
London — This has been a year of extreme weather events, from the “Beast from the East” that froze much of the United...

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