solar PV association

Want to improve the ROI on your next PV project?

Solar PV plants provide low-cost electricity generation with minimal carbon and water footprints, but the performance may not always live up to expectation.

Australian mining company integrates PV with gas to power its operations

EDL has switched on its 23MW power station that integrates renewable photovoltaic solar with gas and diesel generation to power Gold Fields’ Agnew Gold Mine.
solar power

Siemens embarks on energy and infrastructure solutions in Ethiopia

Contributing to improving Ethiopia’s energy infrastructure Siemens is collaborating with a small local company to implement a viable solution.
nuclear energy

Thyspunt nuclear project, a missed opportunity for water security

The establishment of the once planned nuclear project at Thyspunt would have ensured water security through desalination, writes Nuclear Physicist Gaopalelwe Santswere.

Swiss firm installs first PV rope mounted system

A Swiss-based clean energy provider, The meeco Group, has completed the structural installation of its first solar photovoltaic (PV) project using an innovative solar power mounting structure, the sun2rope.
energy future

Gas and renewables will power Africa’s energy future, but coal still...

Terje Osmundsen analyses Africa’s energy future. His argument is based on the IEA Africa Energy Outlook 2019 report and Future Energy Nigeria conference.
Pumped Storage Hydro

Pumped Storage Hydro proposed for Zimbabwe

Swedish owned Ngonyezi Projects has proposed to develop a combination of 2,000MWh Pumped Storage Hydro and 300MW solar PV in Zimbabwe.
Egypt

Refuted: Green light for Western Cape to source energy direct from...

South Africa’s Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources has approved the request of the Western Cape government to procure power directly from IPPs.
Investec Bank

Investec Bank backs a bridge facility funding renewables

Revego Africa Energy Limited has announced a R1.25 billion bridging facility with Investec Bank, aimed at bringing the vehicle to market.
Future Energy Central Africa

World Energy Outlook: Deep disparities in the global energy system

The World Energy Outlook 2019, the International Energy Agency’s flagship publication, has identified deep disparities in today’s energy world.

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