Renewable Energy

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

When completed, the Upington solar power complex will provide clean energy for 120 000 households

Energy sector is the new colonial project

Renewable energy funding from the North must take local ownership and participation seriously

Be bold, Cyril, even if it’s politically risky

He must end the Mantashe problem and execute his strategy rather than keep the ANC onside

Renewables not a silver bullet for inequality

COMMENT We talk as if building wind, solar and other sources of limitless, clean energy will redistribute wealth...

Eskom: South Africa can learn from Australia’s mistakes before it too burns

The current restructuring plan for the state-owned entity won’t solve its problems, but there is a way to make the power utility work successfully

Move to renewables already here

The electricity crisis has spurred the government on to use independent power producers to boost the grid

Coal is destroying South Africa. Renewables are the future        

Why are we dithering when independent power producers hold the answer? Ideology, it seems

Carrots work better than sticks

Can the right incentives close the gap between idea and execution in sustainability policy?

And the award goes to …

At the awards ceremony the billboard idea wins a grand prix prize, which is the most important prize to win.

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

DPA trial on Tesla Powerwall a huge success

Distributed Power Africa chooses tesla powerwall for telecommunication towers trial of Tesla Powerwall in Africa a huge success

Elemental power is fuelling a new world order

Germany and China lead the way, and now South Africa is starting to see that renewable energy could be its ‘saviour’

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