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Tag: Renewable Energy

Eskom widens its funding search to sukuk market

South Africa’s indebted power utility Eskom Holdings plans to issue a R1 billion sukuk bond as it tries to diversify funding sources to reduce borrowing costs. Eskom has appointed a lead arranger...

Patrice Motsepe’s company gives renewable energy start-up a R50 million boost

South African blockchain-based renewable energy start-up SunExchange has raised $3 million (R50.28m) from a company backed by one of the country’s richest businessmen, the firm said on Tuesday. SunExchange, which allows people to...

Brewing beer using renewable energy

SAB and AB InBev Africa’s breweries across South Africa will have onsite solar facilities by the end of January 2020. This kicks off a multi-billion rand investment with the goal to...

Renewable energy for our cities and towns

The threat and reality of load shedding in South Africa has led to increased investment by the residential and industrial private sector into renewable energy (RE) generation.  In principle, metros and...

Solar power hotting up in SA

Cape Town - Not much happens in the small Karoo town of De Aar, but it’s harnessing what it has in abundance - sunshine. With summer temperatures soaring above 40º...


Roman Rock Lighthouse celebrates 159 years of service

The Roman Rock Lighthouse celebrated 159 years of service during Heritage Month. The lighthouse – the fifth oldest in South Africa, and the only...