Top 10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 announced

The top 10 nominees in the African Innovation Foundation's (AIF) Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2018 have been announced...

14 Sep 2018

Thinking sustainability - Energy, Food, Water Nexus for South Africa

The South African National Energy Association (SANEA) will be hosting a two-day conference as a platform to share knowledge and information about the Energy, Food, Water Nexus for South Africa...

Issued by The Digital Deli 13 Sep 2018

Lithium demand to soar in the next five years

The demand for lithium, needed for the batteries to power electric vehicles (EV), will more than double from 26.7kt in 2018 to 58.3kt in 2022...

13 Sep 2018

Renewables will fuel the 4th Industrial Revolution

The two great disruptions happening in the world economy are the rise of China and renewable energy (RE)...

By Nicci Botha 10 Sep 2018

Energy moves to ensure compliance of IPP implementation agreements

Government needs to urgently ensure the compliance of implementation agreements (IAs) related to Independent Power Producers (IPPs), Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe said...

7 Sep 2018

CUT Solar Project gets an upgrade

In 2013, Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) embarked on its first project to harness the power of the sun. This year, they decided to upscale the project with the installation of a Solar Plant...

6 Sep 2018

How solar kits and battery lamps are replacing kerosene across Africa

For decades, people in rural Africa have been using sooty kerosene lamps to dimly light their homes...

By Jörg Peters 6 Sep 2018

Energy Portfolio Committee welcomes draft IRP

The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Energy says the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) policy certainty to the country...

5 Sep 2018

Coal is still king and nuclear takes a backseat in draft IRP

Coal will remain top of the heap, with gas and wind being the next most important contributors in the long-awaited Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which details the country's energy mix in 2030...

28 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth: Local is lekker for windfarm project manager

Gaylene Koopman has taken on the key role of local project officer for what will become the Western Cape's newest wind farm...

27 Aug 2018

Namibia launches two solar energy plants

Namibia has added an estimated 25.8GWh per annum to its grid with the opening of two solar power plants in Gobabis, the regional capital of the Omaheke region...

24 Aug 2018

Smaller grids may be better to power Africa

Research by the World Bank indicates an estimated $100bn in infrastructure investment is needed to close the electrification gap in Africa...

By Karel Cornelissen 23 Aug 2018

South Africa's new energy plan is imminent. What to look out for

The South African Ministry of Energy is to release an updated electricity plan this month...

By Hartmut Winkler 20 Aug 2018

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