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SA energy will still be two-thirds coal in 2030 – Radebe
SA energy will still be two-thirds coal in 2030 – Radebe
Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has told Parliament that the new draft Integrated Resource Plan's (IRP) prominent coal component is in line with the...
Big boost in jobs in renewable energy sector worldwide with 10-million now employed
Big boost in jobs in renewable energy sector worldwide with 10-million now employed
Nearly 10-million people worldwide were employed in the renewable energy sector in 2016, double the number of people working on building solar and...
4 negative myths about renewable energy debunked
4 negative myths about renewable energy debunked
You can’t manage the weatherObservations support this; the sun can hide behind clouds and wind tends to veer between...
​Trump can be tripped by sanctions
​Trump can be tripped by sanctions
COMMENTThe forces arrayed against Donald Trump’s presidency and neo-fascist movement range from the CIA to oppressed minorities, and will...
We've captured the power of the sun and the wind, but where on earth will we keep it?
We've captured the power of the sun and the wind, but where on earth will we keep it?
We are in the middle of the renewable energy revolution. Prices of solar and wind plants have plummeted in the past five years.
Spin-offs from old wind farms are driving a revolution
Spin-offs from old wind farms are driving a revolution
Wind energy provides 432 000 megawatts (MW) of energy capacity worldwide. That’s 20% of all electricity. A tenth of this was built last year....
Earth Day marks a significant climate change milestone
Earth Day marks a significant climate change milestone
“To my compatriots, I have no hesitation in saying that each one of us is as intimately attached to the soil of this beautiful country as are...
Wind leads the renewable energy charge
Wind leads the renewable energy charge
Five years ago there were just eight wind turbines spinning in South Africa. Today there are at least 495 on 13 wind farms and they supply energy...
Germany's renewable energy strategy pays off
Germany's renewable energy strategy pays off
As world leaders prepared to discuss a major climate change treaty in Paris, Germany had several especially windy days, which drove the share of...
Renewable energy investors struggle in former homelands
Renewable energy investors struggle in former homelands
The Eastern Cape is an ideal location for generating wind-driven power, but the former homelands are missing out on the government's renewable...
China and Africa harvest the wind for power
China and Africa harvest the wind for power
Emerging economies installed the most wind-generated power in 2014, giving them the lead in an area in which investment lagged in developed...

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