renewable energy


President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday convened the bi-monthly meeting with members of Cabinet and senior business leaders for an update on progress to address key...

Opening remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa for meeting with the Black Business Council

President of the Black Business Council, Mr Sandile Zungu, CEO of the Black Business Council, Mr Kganki Matabane, Leaders from business and Industry Ladies and Gentlemen,Allow me...

Opening Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Second South Africa Investment Conference

Opening Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Second South Africa Investment Conference6 November 2019, Sandton Convention Centre, JohannesburgProgramme Director, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,It is...

The 2019 Africa Energy Indaba embraces innovation

The 11th annual Africa Energy Indaba Conference took place at the Sandton Convention Centre last week under the theme Africa’s Energy Future.The two-day conference...

Women clean up at cleantech awards

Women took the lead at the annual Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs in South Africa, with four companies owned by women taking awards....

Infographic: BRICS Bank’s renewable energy boost

The 8th Annual BRICS Leaders Summit in India will look at how its New Development Bank is strengthening ties among its member states. The...

SAIREC: the importance of renewable energy

The first International Renewable Energy Conference was held on African soil in Cape Town from 4 to 7 October. It was agreed that Africa could make use of its abundant natural resources to create sustainable energy. South Africa's progress in the field was also highlighted. Delegates declared they would upscale and mainstream renewables to achieve a global energy transition.

South Africa benefits from renewables

The Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme has won international awards for its efficiency and impact. Over its four rounds, the cost of renewable power generation has fallen, and power and hope have been brought to forgotten communities.

Live Twitter chat with Dr Clinton Carter-Brown on renewable energy in South Africa

On Wednesday, 22 April, Brand South Africa will host a live Twitter chat on renewable energy with the technical director of energy at Aurecon, Dr Clinton Carter-Brown. 

South Africa names builders of Kathu Solar Park

Spanish companies Sener and Acciona have a strong presence in South Africa, and have been involved in several projects under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme. Now they have been signed up to build Kathu Solar Park, outside Upington.