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New study: Solar power tower has less impact on bird populations than expected
New study: Solar power tower has less impact on bird populations than expectedArticle

After completing the first birdlife-focused study at South Africa's only concentrating solar power tower, HP van Heerden says that it is possible to reduce the impact...

16 Sep 2020

Post-Covid-19: Delivering sustainable energy across Africa
Post-Covid-19: Delivering sustainable energy across AfricaArticle

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the operating environment for both the public and private sectors as a result of the unprecedented lockdowns and restrictions put in place by countries to curb infections...

Siyabonga Mbanjwa 30 Jun 2020

Toyosi Craig
Concentrated solar power could ease SA's electricity woesArticle

South Africans were caught off guard recently when Eskom implemented load-shedding.

Alec Basson 12 Mar 2019

Energy moves to ensure compliance of IPP implementation agreements
Energy moves to ensure compliance of IPP implementation agreementsArticle

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

6 Sep 2018

Khi Solar One near Upington. Photo: Wikicommons
How sub-Saharan Africa can harness its big electricity opportunitiesArticle

Electricity lifts people out of poverty and improves their health and standards of living. Yet 1.3 billion of the world's people don't have access to it. And more than half of them are in sub-Saharan Africa...

Mercè Labordena 11 Jun 2018

Zim puts wind energy plans on hold
Zim puts wind energy plans on holdArticle

Zimbabwe has put on hold plans to undertake a wind resource measurement exercise on three sites with highest energy potential

Martin Kadzere 16 Apr 2018

Eskom's investment into renewable research
Eskom's investment into renewable researchArticle

Eskom puts money into renewable energy research by academic institutions, even though the utility is not moving forward with its renewable PPAs...

20 Apr 2017

Groundwater protection on solar projects
Groundwater protection on solar projectsArticle

Responsibly managing the groundwater impact of solar energy projects in South Africa is vital...

22 Aug 2016

MTN launches first-in-Africa cooling system
MTN launches first-in-Africa cooling systemArticle

MTN has revealed Africa's first Concentrating Solar Cooling System, which will power its energy-hungry data centres.

11 Jul 2014

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