net-zero

For net-zero to happen, the whole world must change

Transforming solely the power sector only gets the world one-third of the way to net-zero emissions says a new International Energy Agency report, emphasising the need for greater efforts in other key sectors.
Bokpoort CSP set new winter production.

Bokpoort CSP project achieves 21.7GWh production record in winter

The South African-based Bokpoort CSP project, now in its fifth year of production, celebrated yet another huge production record.
wind farm

Creecy upholds appeal against West Coast wind farm

It is back to the drawing board for a giant new wind farm project on the West Coast, following an appeal decision by environment minister Barbara Creecy, writes environmental reporter John Yeld for GroundUp
energy storage

Energy storage: South Africa’s new ‘gold rush’

To understand where the energy storage market opportunities will present themselves, we must first explore how it will change the value chain.
Venture funding

Venture funding: €1.15m raised for decentralised renewables company

AMMP Technologies has secured €1.15 million in venture funding from leading B2B SaaS investors to scale up the deployment of renewable energy.
hydrogen

Exploring hydrogen resources in Africa gains momentum

Germany and Nigeria have agreed to establish a hydrogen exploration partnership that will benefit West Africa.
Sustainability

South Africa: Green SMME recovery backed by the solidarity of EU

An online dialogue on the theme of green SMME recovery, hosted by the GreenCape engaged an EU delegation in South Africa.
climate change COVID-19

Redesigning the world’s response to climate change

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called on governments to incorporate meaningful climate action into all aspects of recovery from COVID-19.
hydrogen model

South African fuel cell technology company to be developed

The DBSA and the IDC have committed project development funding to create a South African stationary fuel cell technology business.
electricity costs

Electricity costs: South Africa’s double-edged energy sword

South Africans can expect as much as a 15% increase in their electricity costs from mid-2021 but large-scale grid defection is not ideal.

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