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Energy

What’s the difference between solar energy and solar panels?

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

What’s the difference between solar energy and solar panels?

With the solar industry taking South Africa by storm, the urge to be a part of the change and switch to a more sustainable source of energy grows bigger every day. The number one advantage of solar energy is cheaper energy bills coupled with creating a sustainable environment for generations to come. Assuming everyone is

BRICS Think Tanks Council proposes new platform to solve renewable energy challenges

Monday, June 18th, 2018

BRICS Think Tanks Council proposes new platform to solve renewable energy challenges

Though renewable energy solutions have become less costly than coal, electricity generation in developing countries like South Africa remains coal-based. This was one of the critical talking points which arose during the panel on Energy Research at...

Winch Energy, iWayAfrica partner to launch The Winch Hub

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Winch Energy, iWayAfrica partner to launch The Winch Hub

Winch Energy is a global off-grid renewable energy operator and technology integrator, providing remote power and communication solutions for rural communities. iWayAfrica is an African ISP, offering pan-regional connectivity solutions over satellite, fibre and wireless access networks....

Eskom to use lessons from Medupi and Kusile to drive nuclear

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Eskom to use lessons from Medupi and Kusile to drive nuclear

The power utility Eskom wants to use lessons learnt from the construction of the two mega power stations, Medupi and Kusile, to drive the country’s nuclear build programme. The continent’s nuclear future and specifically the South African...

How to address energy paradox in Africa

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

How to address energy paradox in Africa

Almost 20 years ago, approximately 400 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa had no access to electricity. Today, the number of people without access has increased, as the population growth has outpaced infrastructure development. As a result, there are over 600...

South African Energy Minister signs ZAR56 billion IPPs contract

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

South African Energy Minister signs ZAR56 billion IPPs contract

Jeff Radebe, South African Energy Minister says the signing of the 27 renewable energy projects, worth ZAR56 million, is expected to result in a reduction of the carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted by 8.1 million per year. “The...

South African Energy Minister signs 27 renewable energy projects

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

South African Energy Minister signs 27 renewable energy projects

Jeff Radebe, South African Energy Minister has officially signed 27 renewable energy projects, setting the path for diversified sources of energy to enter the energy mix. “It is with great pleasure that I announce the signing of...

How to finance Africa’s green energy revolution

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

How to finance Africa’s green energy revolution

Africa relies on traditional biomass and waste fuels for almost half of its primary energy supply. An estimated 600 million people still lack access to electricity, and household air pollution resulting from the combustion of wood, dung,...

Gas can be South Africa’s energy gamechanger

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Gas can be South Africa’s energy gamechanger

The first electric power stations were not an instant success. In fact, several failed quite dismally and the affected societies of the late 1800s quickly shifted back to older and more trusted forms of energy. It was...

Top solar power investment trends

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Top solar power investment trends

The recent strengthening of the Rand against the US dollar and the Euro has reduced the cost of solar installations for businesses substantially, making the business case for solar energy an even more attractive proposition to reduce...

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