Op-Ed: Closing Africa’s infrastructure gap

It is important for investors to understand the different categories of infrastructure assets, as well as the different life-stages of their development.

Ed’s Note: The electricity grid…going, going, gone

The reappearance of planned rotational loadshedding in March raised the question of how South Africans can go completely off the electricity grid.

Poll Results: Can renewables support the job market?

Poll results: does the renewable energy job market hold sufficient opportunities to support the need for jobs to reduce the unemployment rate? 

Op-Ed: Crowdfunding, an untapped funding resource for renewables

Crowdfunding initiatives is proving to be a new for small and innovative renewable energy projects that are battling to raise funds through formal channels.
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Poll: Is Eskom’s winter plan to keep the lights on workable?

Eskom's winter plan has been publicised, but are you convinced that these measures will see you through the winter months?
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Op-Ed: Revised carbon tax Bill introduced to Parliament

The Minister of Finance introduced the revised carbon tax Bill to Parliament, which takes into account feedback received in December 2017.

Ed’s Note: A market opportunity for mining and hydropower

Ironically growth in renewable energy development is providing mining with renewed vigour to keep its ranking as a prime economic driver in Africa.

ESI Insights #22: The story behind jobs

South Africa’s unemployment rate is skyrocketing and with calls to move away from fossil fuel generated power, the stakes for jobs are high.
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Op-Ed: Is enough being done to preserve water?

Research by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned that limiting global warming to 1.5°C will require fast, far-reaching and extraordinary changes. 
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Built environment consumes 33% of global energy

The built environment globally is responsible for 33% of energy consumption and has an impact on the environment requiring a construction mind-shift.

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