Posts tagged as Renewable

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 […]

Energize Inbox, August 2016

Our winning letter re: Renewable energy is an uneconomical source of energy Sir I think the CEO of Eskom has accurately described the renewable situation. Certain renewables, primarily wind and solar  are in reality uneconomic as major baseload power suitable for industry and the all-important manufacturing and mining industries. In essence they are a failed […]

What’s the future for IPPs in South Africa?

  It is most unfair that Eskom now wants to ditch the coal-fired IPPs, when in fact they will be much more useful than the renewables. Moreover, it would be illuminating to see how much cheaper and faster IPP-owned coal-fired power stations can be commissioned than Eskom’s efforts. Coal IPPs should have been the first […]