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The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has responded to a media report stating that the ANC endorses a market-friendly approach to South Africa’s constrained energy supply, which includes allowing municipalities to procure their own energy, [...]

Thor Chemicals to remove its deadly mercury waste

The department of environmental affairs says it wants more than 3,000 tons of mercury waste stockpiles at the old Thor Chemicals factory in KwaZulu-Natal to be removed by the end of next year. The department says [...]

Africa Energy Indaba 2020 Discussions

Prevalent topics with particular reference to Africa’s energy sphere, are set to form the core of discussions at the 12th Africa Energy Indaba. Interactive dialogues and key outcomes emanating from these themes will provide business growth opportunities for [...]

Microsoft will be carbon negative by 2030

By   Brad Smith – President Microsoft President Brad Smith, Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood and CEO Satya Nadella preparing to announce Microsoft’s plan to be carbon negative by 2030. (Jan. 15, 2020/Photo by Brian Smale) The [...]

Looking to improve your recycling efforts? Consider these tips

This December holidays, whether you are buying refreshments to take to the beach or on a hike, stocking up on your monthly groceries or on a shopping spree for the ingredients for a lavish and traditional [...]

Wind sector responds to renewed load shedding and IRP

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has responded to the recent load-shedding that the country is experiencing once again. The Association sees the current energy constraints as a clear symptom of Eskom fleet’s reduced energy [...]

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 [...]