Posts tagged as Solar

Ambassador celebrates company’s four decades in South Africa

EDF, a global low-carbon energy supplier, celebrated it 40th anniversary of operations in South Africa recently. The French ambassador to South Africa, Christophe Farnaud, said in his opening address that the economy must grow to provide much needed jobs, but not at the expense of the environment. Therefore, clean energy is the common denominator of […]

Solar-powered EV charging stations

According to Renewable Energy World (www.renewableenergyworld.com), two of California’s state parks have received new public charging infrastructure which offers electric vehicle owners the ability to charge up on solar power. Envision Solar International is quoted as saying that it has delivered its EV ARC solar-powered charging stations to two parks under the jurisdiction of the California Department […]

Addressing Africa’s energy deficit

With recent reports estimating that 600-million people are without access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, significant and sustained investment is required across Africa’s entire energy generation and supply value chain. While even a decade ago meeting Africa’s energy backlog was considered unaffordable, today, many largely technology-driven factors are creating new opportunities for investment in Africa’s […]

Solar, energy storage and UPS products orderable online

The Sinetech Online Store has been opened for business. The first 50 shoppers will get an additional 5% off their first purchase. The company’s range of solar products, energy storage solutions and UPS back-up systems can be browsed from a phone or computer. Orders can be be placed via the company’s secure EFT and credit card […]

Working hard to develop the industry

Davin Chown, the South African Photovoltaic Industry Association’s (SAPVIA’s) chairperson, says that while the recent signing of the 27 power-purchase agreements has ushered in many a sigh of relief, what happens next with the Expedited Round, the Small IPP Programme and the IRP (which will be up for another round of consultation before being made […]

World’s largest renewable energy-based storage system

HDF Energy will install a 140 MWh renewable energy storage system in French Western Guiana. Dubbed the CEOG project, this power plant will deliver 100% clean, affordable and reliable power continuously, day and night – with no fluctuations and at reduced costs – to an area of more than 10 000 households. The project is […]