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Gone with the wind Brenda Martin, CEO of the South African Wind Energy Association discusses renewable energy
With over fifteen years as a senior practitioner in the Southern African Development, Education and Energy policy sectors, Brenda Martin is the perfect leader to bring her
02 Oct 2017
Video interview Industrial Energy Efficiency Matters: Alf Hartzenberg interview
NCPC senior project manager Alf Hartzenberg, who is a leader of the successful IEE program in South Africa interview with Energy Forecast editor Gregory Simpson, talking all things energy.
17 Nov 2016
Windaba 2015 Growing Wind Industry Gathers To “Power The Winds Of Change”
In the year that wind power helped to keep South Africa’s lights on at a cost less than zero (see CSIR ref: below), approximately five hundred international and local delegates will gather in Cape Town’s CTICC.
02 Nov 2015
Wind Gearing up for the future
In his address to parliament in Cape Town on the 3 February 1960, British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan said that the winds of change were blowing through Africa.
01 Oct 2015
WIND POWER West Coast One has reached commercial operation.
The 94 megawatt (MW) wind project located 130km north of Cape Town is owned by Engie, together with partners Investec and Kagiso Tiso Holdings.
11 Jun 2015
INVESTMENT DBSA GM Lucy Chege talks renewable energy in Southern Africa
DBSA GM Lucy Chege interview with Energy Forecast editor Gregory Simpson.
18 May 2015
WIND POWER Eskom's Sere wind farm is up and running
Eskom's Sere Wind Farm near Vredendal in the Western Cape has achieved its full commercial operational capacity of 100 megawatts (MW).
28 Apr 2015
Renewable energy is cheaper The perception that fossil fuels are cheaper than renewables is out of date
Since fossil fuel resources are finite and the world’s hunger for energy is higher than ever before, there is only one direction in which prices for coal, oil and gas will go – and that is up
05 Mar 2013 - G. A.
A big deal US invests a large sum to SA's renewables sector
With substantial financial backing from the United States, South Africa will soon be able to reach its goals of diversifying power sources.
19 Dec 2012 - G. B.
Weighing costs of alternative grid connections Uncertain energy security drives exploration of alternative energy technologies
South Africa is currently caught in the middle of an energy balancing act, where reserve margins are low, compared to the global recommended level of 15%.
12 Dec 2012 - S. J.


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