South Africa's Renewable Energy Projects at Risk
Delays by the Department of Energy and power utility Eskom have failed to provide any certainty for investors keen to capitalise on renewables. Eskom's failure to sign power purchase agreements with independent power producers means that construction on energy projects cannot begin.
News24Wire, 21 June 2017
South Africa's successful renewable energy programme is in peril, the renewable industry warned on Tuesday. Read more »
Toward renewable energy: Not enough progress yet.
South Africa: Eskom Establishes Energy Storage Facility
SAnews.gov.za, 8 June 2017
Eskom has established a first of its kind battery test and demonstration facility at its Research and Innovation Centre in Rosherville, Johannesburg. Read more »
South Africa: National Green Fund Creates 6 000 Direct Jobs
SAnews.gov.za, 26 May 2017
Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says investments into the National Green Fund has led to a creation of over 6 000 direct jobs. Read more »
South Africa: Renewables Remain Part of SA's Energy Mix
SAnews.gov.za, 19 May 2017
Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi says renewable energy is still part of government's energy mix. Read more »