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SANEDI

SANEDI deploys large-scale home cooling initiative in South Africa

SANEDI is currently rolling out solar-reflective roof coatings to communities across South Africa, aided by a $100,000 grant that the institute won in 2019.
energy dark ages

Op-Ed: Is SA’s energy dark ages set to end after SONA...

Dr Sam Duby, TFE Consulting's Africa Director, asks whether the 2020 SONA is the first shaft of light heralding the end of South Africa’s energy dark ages.
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Embedded generation standards mark progress for South Africa’s ESI

In this video, our editor shares with you one of the latest trending stories on ESI Africa, which covers a code for embedded generation installation.
Off-grid Solar

SAPVIA supports Ramaphosa’s direction for the energy sector

SAPVIA Chief Operating Officer, Niveshen Govender, supports the sentiments of the President of South Africa’s 2020 State of the Nation Address.
Bid window 5

#SONA2020: Renewable energy sector celebrates pledge to bid window 5

The South African Wind Energy Association, along with the broader renewable energy sector have welcomed the announcement that bid window 5 will open soon.
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Highlights from #SONA2020: In case you missed it

Watch the video as our editor, Nicolette Pombo-Van Zyl, gives you a quick update on #SONA2020 in her Morning Coffee With ESI Africa chat.

Ramaphosa speaks openly about South Africa’s limited energy supply

While delivering the 2020 State of the Nation Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa spoke openly about South Africa’s limited energy supply.
SONA 2020 OUTA

SONA 2020: Big plans that require tough action according to OUTA

Unless the promises made in SONA 2020 are followed by concrete, faster implementation South Africa will remain in a precarious state says OUTA.
Eskom MYPD4

Eskom offers voluntary separation packages to senior employees

Eskom says the process of voluntary seperation packages will be implemented during March and April 2020. "There will be no forced retrenchments."
Eskom

Trade union oppose plans to finance Eskom with pension fund

South African trade union Solidarity says it has started a legal process to stop plans to financing Eskom from the Government Employees Pension Fund.

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