Posts tagged as Renewable energy

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 […]

Energy minister calls on City of Cape Town to engage

  In an interview on Friday 4 August 2017 with EE Publishers investigative editor Chris Yelland, Energy Minister Mmamobolo Kubayi confirmed that the Department of Energy (DoE) and the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) has been served with court papers by the City of Cape Town demanding the right of the City to […]

High efficiency solar panels ordered

  SunPower, a majority-owned subsidiary of Total, and Tenergie, an independent renewable power producer, has announced that SunPower is supplying 29,9 MW of its high efficiency E-Series solar panels for several rooftop and ground-mount solar projects which Tenergie is developing in France. The panels are being installed on 157 rooftop projects totaling 26,8 MW and […]

South Africa’s first Bio-atlas launched

  South Africa’s first Bioenergy Atlas, launched by the Department of Science and Technology, has been welcomed by stakeholders as a critical resource in moving the country towards a low-carbon economy. Aimed at assisting government in its efforts to increase the national energy resources, the Bioenergy Atlas indicates the potential of biomass as sources of […]