• By Kholwani Simelane 27 Jun 2022 original article here  Kholwani Simelane is Advocacy Officer at The Green Connection. One of my biggest concerns as a young person in South Africa is that we may be running out of time to address the climate crisis and curb global heating. Are we not squandering our chance for a […]

  • 21ST JUNE 2022 BY: TERENCE CREAMER original article here Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel reports that government is working to find a “pragmatic solution” to the problem where local-content requirements contained in government’s electricity procurement programmes are delaying the construction of utility scale renewable-energy projects. “I’ve asked the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) team to meet with […]

  • 4 April 2022 By Chrissy Sexton original article here In a new study published by the American Institute of Physics, researchers from Stanford University have developed a photovoltaic cell that can harvest energy from the surrounding environment after dark. The solar device is powered at night by heat that is leaking back into space. It could potentially provide […]

  • DMRE should stop allowing fossil fuel interests to derail its legal obligations to ensure reliable, continuous electricity 06 APRIL 2022 by HLLTON TROLLIP original article here A Karpowership vessel. Picture: SUPPLIED A year ago, Karpowership was named one of the preferred bidders in the department of mineral resources & energy’s Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producer […]

  • 16TH FEBRUARY 2022 BY: NEWS24WIRE original article here   The City of Cape Town has launched new tenders to procure as much as 300 MW of renewable energy, mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis said on Wednesday The mayor was speaking at the Solar Power Africa conference hosted at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Two weeks ago, when the country was gripped by Stage […]