#EnergyIndaba: Radically different approach needed to power Africa
#EnergyIndaba: Radically different approach needed to power Africa

If the continent dealt with its access to electricity challenge with the same gusto it is applying to fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, the problem would already be solved...

By Nicci Botha 2 days ago

Government urged to delay procurement of new nuclear power generation until after 2030
Government urged to delay procurement of new nuclear power generation until after 2030

The debate around procuring new nuclear capacity for South Africa's unreliable power grid carries on...

26 Feb 2021

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South Africa can't afford hydropower from Inga 3

As finance minister Tito Mboweni prepares to deliver his budget in Parliament this week, it is imperative that he unshackles South Africans from the financial calamity that is the Inga 3 hydropower project..

By Siziwe Mota 23 Feb 2021

Interview with E&T Minerals CEO, Emmanuel Ngulube, in Impumelelo Top Empowerment Companies magazine

After recognition by Impumelelo Top Empowerment Companies in being awarded for our commitment to transformation in South Africa, the publication decided to find out more about Emmanuel Ngulube, CEO of E&T Minerals...

Issued by E&T Minerals 22 Feb 2021

Eskom's proposed tariff restructure is not all doom and gloom

While Eskom's recently tabled tariff restructure programme is drawing a fair amount of criticism, it may ultimately improve the landscape for renewable energy in South Africa...

By Tygue Theron 22 Feb 2021

SA's backbone industries and 12J investment

The country's economy contracted 6.1% in real terms in the third quarter of 2020 compared with the same period a year earlier, according to data from Statistics SA...

By Renier de Wit 19 Feb 2021

Global commodities' position as a bull sector within a bear market represents a unique opportunity for African mining

The world's mining sectors' performanc usually tracks the ups and downs of global GDP. However, this historic correlation has never really been tested against the backdrop of a truly global health and economic crisis...

By Nivaash Singh 16 Feb 2021

#SONA2021: Eskom warns of power shortfall over next 5 years

One day after the country suffered another bout of load shedding, President Cyril Ramaphosa once again reiterated the importance of a reliable power supply in growing South Africa's economy in his Sona...

12 Feb 2021

Mining production plummeted in November

Renewed lockdown regulations in key trading partner countries resulted in domestic mining production taking a nosedive in November as it dropped by an astounding 11.6% y/y...

By Geoff Nölting 20 Jan 2021

AfDB approves funding for mini-grid advancement in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) earlier this month approved a $7m grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) for technical assistance in setting up the Africa Mini-Grid Market Acceleration Programme...

31 Dec 2020

AfDB approves Desert-to-Power technical support programme

The African Development Bank (AfDB) recently approved a Desert-to-Power (D2P) technical support programme that aims to advance the rollout of solar generation in G5 Sahel countries...

28 Dec 2020

AfDB approves funding for medium-scale independent power producers in SSA

The African Development Bank last week approved $15m from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) and $10m from the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) to advance the African Renewable Energy Fund (AREF) II's projects...

21 Dec 2020

DiBiCoo project offering sustainable solutions for renewable energy in the biogas sector

Yaseen Salie, bio-energy analyst and DiBiCoo project lead at GreenCape, explains the latest innovations in the biogas sector as well as some of the goals and examples of the DiBiCoo project...

Issued by GreenCape 17 Dec 2020



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