Renewable Energy
Power of renewable energy for South African communities Robben Island solar microgrid demonstrates power of renewable energy for South African communities
Cape Town, South Africa: SOLA Future Energy has succeeded in designing and constructing a solar energy microgrid for Robben Island.  The system, situated on the World
20 Oct 2017
In Focus: South Africa’s pioneering REIPPPP developments First movers for adopting renewable energy generally experienced higher costs and prior to 2010 projects were often made feasible through a range of subsidies and incentives. As markets for renewable energy have matured, deployment is increasingly occurring due to favourable economics compared to conventional generation options.
These favourable economics are clearly quantifiable by looking at the cost of externalities, short run marginal costs, and levelised cost of electricity of the various generation
28 Aug 2017
Solar, Gas or Heat Pumps? SOLAR, GAS OR HEAT PUMPS?
We’re all trying to do our bit for the environment by saving water and electricity. And since hot water costs can comprise up to 60% of our electricity bill, it makes sense
27 Jun 2017
Windaba Wind energy good for business
The 2016 Windaba conference and exhibition will tackle these and other hugely relevant subjects at the Annual SAWEA conference, which will take place from 2-4 November at the Cape Town International Convention
15 Jun 2016
SolarEdge Technologies SolarEdge Announces Fiscal Third Quarter Financial Results
SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SEDG) today announced its financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended March 31, 2016. Fiscal Third Quarter 2016
10 May 2016
Renewable energy SolarEdge Announces Fiscal Third Quarter Financial Results
SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SEDG) today announced its financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended March 31, 2016.
10 May 2016
Wind power Taking the leader for a better future
ACCIONA Energy's activities in South Africa, together with a consortium in which the company has a majority stake installed a photovoltaic plant with a rated nominal capacity of 74 MW in the Western Cape...
09 May 2016
Energy alternatives Trina Solar Awarded a Silver Rating in EcoVadis CSR Survey
Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services today announced that the Company has been granted a Silver Recognition..
09 May 2016
Local news First locally developed residential solar storage launched
Energy Partners Home Solutions, a division PSG subsidiary Energy Partners, has announced the launch of South Africa’s first-of-its-kind residential energy solution - the Icon Home Energy Hub.
09 May 2016
Technology Optimize your PV business with SolarEdge DC Optimized Inverters
With the increasing number of PV systems being installed in South Africa, it is important to establish a skilled installation work force to be competitive. As the cost per watt of PV hardware drops...
09 May 2016
Solar solutions MTN to Include World Panel SunStream™ in New Bundle
World Panel SunStream™ Will Keep MTN Customers Charged in Energy-Strapped Region
11 Apr 2016
Sustainability MD of BMW South Africa, Tim Abbott, talks i3 development and more
Tim Abbott, Managing Director of BMW South Africa talks i3, sustainability and more with editor Gregory Simpson.
23 Mar 2016
Green building African cities adopting the Smart City concept
Africa is moving toward Smart City Technology in order to enhance the performance and quality of urban services. This transformation aims to achieve tangible benefits at municipal, provincial and...
15 Feb 2016
The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry Two-capital system to end in order to save money?
The announcement by the State President that urgent attention will be given to ending the two-capital system in order to save money could have a negative effect on the Cape Town economy if Pretoria...
15 Feb 2016
Biogas Planting the energy gap
I am back here at my desk writing about a topic which is way bigger that I am, while marvelling at how over-complicated we as the human race, are. In the race and plight to be hyper intelligent we sometimes sho
23 Nov 2015
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