Innovative funding models alleviate project bankability

Innovative funding models provide customised renewable energy solutions for emerging markets and an example of this is a 33MW wind farm in Vietnam.
Switchgear

Technical experts galvanise switchgear development

ACTOM MV Switchgear, a division of ACTOM, has developed a new bolted and riveted design of housing assembly for its modernised SBV4E switchgear.
Wind turbines

At great heights: Optimising wind turbines

Understanding the scope of wind turbine blade damage is the first step to preventing it. In order to...
battery storage

Solar mini-grids to benefit over 20 localities in Sierra Leone

Winch Energy has signed a contract with the Ministry of Energy in Sierra Leone to provide electricity to 24 towns and villages through solar mini-grids.

Renewable energy under investigation for Prieska Zinc Copper Project

Cape Town-based juwi Renewable Energies, has entered into a collaboration agreement with a subsidiary of Orion Minerals Limited to investigate renewable energy...
UK

UK gov augment funding for African energy projects

The UK Minister for Africa, Harriett Baldwin, has announced new funding to give more people and companies across Africa access to affordable, clean energy.
hydropower

New guidelines to bolster hydropower growth in Africa

By Joao Costa, senior sustainability specialist at the International Hydropower Association (IHA) How can Africa use sustainability guidelines to...
Toshiba

Decentralised renewable energy producers can help relieve pressure on the grid

New report reveales that the role of Distributed Generation Renewable Energy (DG-RE) in the South African electricity market is currently undervalued.

IPPs will not collapse Eskom, says President Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphasised that independent power producers (IPPs) would not collapse Eskom.
Wind turbine towers

Special economic zone set to deliver wind turbine towers

Wind turbine tower sections for the 140MW Kangnas Wind Farm are being manufactured locally, on Cape Town’s West Coast, in Atlantis.

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