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Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) to be concluded Wednesday

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, October 10, 2019/ — Delivering a keynote address at the Africa Oil & Power ( event in Cape Town today, South Africa’s Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe announced that [...]

Sandton Gate achieves 4-Star Sustainable Precincts certification

Sandton Gate achieves 4-Star Sustainable Precincts certification Sandton Gate, located in South Africa’s economic powerhouse, has been awarded a 4-star certification under the Green Star SA Sustainable Precincts v1.1 tool, following the project’s second-round submission in [...]

Southern Africa to become a global wind energy powerhouse

Windaba 2019 kicked off with a welcome address by His Honourable Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Mr Gwede Mantashe, acknowledging the role of the wind sector in South Africa’s economic growth. Southern Africa is moving [...]

Another delay in the energy IRP – wind sector reacts

Wind energy sector serves the countries development agenda but requires the 2019 IRP As the Energy Sector once again hear of yet another delay in the release of the 2019 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) update, the [...]

Ntombifuthi Ntuli takes charge of the wind industry

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has announced the appointment of Ntombifuthi Ntuli as CEO, who is tasked with steering the R200 billion wind industry, by drawing on her deep knowledge and talents gained during [...]

SAWEA calls for urgent finalisation of the Integrated Resource Plan

The wind energy industry, represented by the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) is calling for the release of the finalised Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) in order to create the certainty required to attract foreign investment. [...]

SAWEA supports small scale embedded generation to open energy supply industry

The wind industry believes that it’s time to relook at how energy is supplied in South Africa and to evolve and adapt the country’s outdated system. To shift away from a centralised monopoly to a more [...]

Energy Systems and meeco complete 4 solar rooftop projects in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabian renewable energy company Energy Systems and The meeco Group partnered in 2018 in order to support the country’s clean energy approach and equip private as well as commercial customers with sustainable energy solutions. Taking into [...]

ENGIE starts operations of Kathu

ENGIE starts operations of Kathu and is pleased to announce  that commercial operation was achieved on 30 January 2019 for the 100 MW Kathu Solar Park in South Africa. This state of the art plant is a greenfield [...]

Treasury tables Carbon Tax Bill

Tabling of the Carbon Tax Bill The Minister of Finance tabled the Carbon Tax Bill in Parliament on 20 November 2018, giving effect to the announcements made in the 2017 and 2018 Budget and by the [...]