Wind Energy

A monumental challenge

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

Gas prospectors to explore three provinces

In the new Integrated Resource Plan, wind and solar will provide 25 000MW of capacity by 2030

Why South Africa’s power utility should boost its output of in-house renewables

South Africa's power utility would do well to consider swapping out expensive new coal-powered capability for renewables

Big boost in jobs in renewable energy sector worldwide with 10-million now employed

But in SA, despite an initial good start, the government has eroded the sector that could provide cheap electricity and thousands of jobs

Spin-offs from old wind farms are driving a revolution

Amazing new innovations are taking place parallel to the billowing growth in an energy sector that is now providing 20% of all electricity.

Green bonds take root in China

The growth of ethical investors feeds into the vast expansion of the country's renewable energy.

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.

Renewable energy investors struggle in former homelands

Difficulties in obtaining leases on communal land in the Eastern Cape are discouraging investors in renewable energy.

German energy giants pull plug on conventional power

German power company RWE is shutting six domestic plants as the sector tots up the cost of the government's energy policy turnaround.

SA set to profit from wind power

Strong government backing for renewable energy has given a much-needed boost to wind farms.

Chill wind blows clean away

Until input costs drop significantly, wind energy is unsustainable.

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UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

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Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.