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#Budget2017: SAREC welcomes finance minister's support

The South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) has welcomed confirmation from Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan during the 2017 Budget Speech that the continuation of South Africa's independent power producer programme is an imperative, given the need to boost investment in the short term...

4 hours ago

GE technology helps power Cameroon poultry hatchery

Poultry hatchery Agrocam, located in Douala, Cameroon has purchased one of GE's Jenbacher J316 gas engines to address the fundamental challenges related to long-term power outages...

1 day ago

J. Walter Thompson Cape Town and SunSteam join forces to bring energy to everyone under the sun

A highly contested business win in the rapidly expanding renewable energy sector has seen J. Walter Thompson Cape Town appointed to lead all marketing communication on the African continent for innovative solar technology enterprise SunStream Technology Inc...

Issued by JWT 1 day ago

Sub-Saharan Africa lags in sustainable energy policies

Sub-Saharan Africa trails the world in government policies that promote sustainable energy...

16 Feb 2017

SOSA Investments launches Project Light campaign

SOSA Investments recently launched its first Project Light campaign with the aim of donating 50,000 solar-powered lanterns to underprivileged grade three learners so as to replace their current use of kerosene lamps...

13 Feb 2017

Implats to take Impala Platinum Refinery off grid

Powering the Impala Platinum Refinery using fuel cell technology...

13 Feb 2017

Government committed to independent power producers programme

With the end of load shedding, government is now more committed to the Independent Power Producers Programme, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday, 9 February...

13 Feb 2017

New CEO for Cookhouse Windfarm, Umoya Wind Farm, REISA Solar PV

Ryan Hammond has been appointed CEO of Cookhouse Windfarm, Umoya Wind Farm and REISA Solar PV...

9 Feb 2017

Eskom sticks on price for renewables

The standoff between the Department of Energy and power utility Eskom looks set to continue for a while, with both sides digging in on their positions on price...

By Linda Ensor 6 Feb 2017

Report released on state of renewable energy, infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa

Financial risk consultancy JCRA have released a report in partnership with the Centre for Economic and Business Research (CEBR) that looks at the state of renewable energy and infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa...

2 Feb 2017

DRC hydro plant goes for the green light

A verified carbon standard (VCS) process is underway for Matebe hydropower plant in the DRC, opening the way for future carbon certification in that country...

30 Jan 2017

Virunga Foundation, Aera Group launch carbon certification process in DRC

Virunga National Park and finance group Aera have launched a VCS carbon certification process for Matebe hydropower plant in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

30 Jan 2017

Solar power and investing in social entrepreneurship

One third of the world's population has no electricity, and the same applies for South Africa, where the majority of these people live in rural, remote areas...

26 Jan 2017

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