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Tag: Renewable Energy

Renewable energy brings power and jobs to Clanwilliam

A new shopping centre in the Clanwilliam town has been fitted with a solar photovoltaic system providing the additional power. The Western Cape town of Clanwilliam’s first retail shopping centre...

New renewable energy round may rake in R50bn in investment

The renewable energy industry on Friday got a shot in the arm when Energy Minister Jeff Radebe announced a new bid round of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement programme. ...

25MW biomass power project achieves financial close

South Africa’s first biomass project under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) has reached financial close. The 25MW Ngodwana Energy Biomass Project, was one of the 27...

“Energy Expert” Blom’s crusade against 27 renewable energy contracts

Blom “is highly critical of the South African government’s recent signing of 27 renewable energy independent power producer projects." The real cost of coal-fired power in South Africa is at...

Solar’s time has come – and not a moment too soon

Reports of a shortage of coal supply at six of Eskom’s power stations have sparked concern that load shedding could once again become a reality in South Africa. It’s a stark...


Engen brings drought and fire relief to farmers

Engen, South Africa’s favourite petrol station*, has stepped up to assist drought-stricken farming communities in Sutherland in the Eastern Cape as well as areas in the...