Red Rocket on a mission to answer businesses’ call for more energy
More businesses are taking on solar projects, what does this mean?
These include retraining workers who face retrenchment and developing supply chains that give opportunities to small, micro and medium enterprises
Changes to the law and subsidies for solar, are steps in the right direction
The government should support independent power producers to come online faster
SA is in a state of emergency regarding power supply and must act accordingly with quick and decisive interventions
The bad news headlines may be true but the good news is often overlooked
The high-tech vehicle used the road trip to visit schools and raise awareness about renewable energy
New International Energy Agency report says policy changes will play pivotal role in reducing greenhouse emissions by 2050
Mineral resources and energy minister Gwede Mantashe said the transition to renewable energy cannot be an overnight accomplishment.
During a podcast discussion, the ailing power utility’s chief executive said there would be efforts to avoid further hurting distressed businesses
Southern African suppliers should consider entering into partnerships with financiers to offer off-grid, hybrid and prepaid solutions to customers
Africa’s favourable weather conditions means solar energy uptake could be accelerated with a few nudges in the right direction
The new documentary on the future of our planet, executive produced by Michael Moore, fails on a number of fronts. But believers in green growth could still learn from it.
When completed, the Upington solar power complex will provide clean energy for 120 000 households
South Africa can transition from coal to renewable energy – if it lays careful plans
In the new Integrated Resource Plan, wind and solar will provide 25 000MW of capacity by 2030
As the Sasol Solar Challenge races across the nation, questions arise about whether SA is any closer to a solar-powered future
Winner: Rammed Earth House
Government believes independent power producers need to be limited and controlled
Engineering Research Capacity Development Award by an individual
The region needs to overcome constraints on financing and infrastructure before it can take advantage of its potential
Enel Green Power believes that education is one of the fundamental elements for the socioeconomic development of any community
South Africa’s power utility would do well to consider swapping out expensive new coal-powered capability for renewables
Diatoms’ tricks may offer new insights that keep solar cell energy running efficiently and robustly throughout their processes
But in SA, despite an initial good start, the government has eroded the sector that could provide cheap electricity and thousands of jobs
A small group of experts constantly monitors the workings of the system and stays abreast of new developments.
Acsa Solar Power-Driven Airports —
Winner: Energy Efficiency And Carbon Management Award
Improvements in solar panel technology mean new plants are changing the renewables landscape.
Improvements in solar panel technology means new plants are changing the renewables landscape and providing electricity at a much lower price.
Heliostats use mirrors to harness power, but storing it is tricky – and the solution is a salty one.
Solar Impulse 2 took off from Abu Dhabi en route to Muscat at the start of a five-month journey organised to focus attention on sustainable energy.