Posts tagged as Renewable

Wind/solar sectors mull Eskom court bid while new energy plan delayed

  The Department of Energy (DoE) has delayed the deadline of the public consultation process regarding its draft energy plans, while the renewable sector is considering going to court to force Eskom’s hand amid the sector’s new build woes. In November 2016, the DoE published the draft Integrated Energy Plan (IEP) and the Integrated Resource […]

Telling the public the benefits of renewable energy

  Global and local experts and leaders within the renewable energy industry say tangible action needs to be taken to drive general awareness and understanding about the benefits of renewable energy in South Africa as the country’s energy mix is currently being decided. This was the message communicated at the recent Energy21 exchange hub, a workshop hosted […]

Donation helps non-profit organisation go green

  SolarWorld, by way of its distribution partner and project implementer Solek, supplied a solar electricity system to the Grootbos Foundation, a non-profit organisation in the Western Cape. The project forms part of the foundation’s aim to reduce its carbon footprint and costs, as well as to conserve the environment. PV manufacturer, SolarWorld, donated the […]