Posts tagged as CSIR

A “just” transition to a lower-carbon economy

Despite knowing that both coal mines and coal-fires power stations have a finite life, it speaks to poor planning and the poor implementation of policy in South Africa that nothing has been done to address what comes after or to deal with the need to transition to a lower-carbon economy. Misinformation in statements published by […]

Rooftop solar PV finance and insurance issues highlighted

The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association’s (SAPVIA’s) network evening, which took place in July 2017, had an impressive turnout for its three main speakers. The topics focused on financing and insurance risks associated with solar PV installations and projects, as well as an update from SAPVIA about the recently-launched PV Green Card. Duncan Abel, from […]

Stop endless consultation and get on with the job: Minister warns SITA

  “Endless consultations are not a substitute for a strategy that should guide a new mandate and functioning of the State Information Technology Agency (SITA) if this agency wants to be relevant”, Minister of Telecommunication and Postal Services, Siyabonga Cwele told delegates at the 2017 SITA e-government industry day. Last year, at the 2016 SITA […]