Renewable energy

New best practice guidelines to improve O&M of solar PV plants in South Africa

SAPVIA and SolarPower Europe have launched the Operation & Maintenance Best Practice Guidelines – The South African Edition, which adapts key recommendations.


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South African beer brand to be brewed using renewable energy

Castle Lite, a beer brand within the South African Breweries (SAB) stable, is switching to renewable energy. This comes as a response to global calls to grow renewable energy and mitigate climate change.
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Why the MENA region is sorely lagging behind in RE growth

A new study addresses the reason why only 1% of global renewable energy (solar and wind) growth occurred in the MENA region over the last decade.
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JinkoSolar obtains product carbon footprint verification

As the world’s first solar company joining RE100 and EP100, JinkoSolar will launch more carbon-neutral products in the future and continue to optimise its energy management systems.

Power market in Nigeria draw attention to renewables under-investment

The team lead for SUNREF Nigeria, Javier Betancourt, explained that the renewable sector has so far remained forgotten by financiers but becoming a more important subject matter, saying that this is why banks are becoming more involved in the sector.
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Why battery energy storage systems should not be overlooked

In this article, Absa looks into some of the more typical applications of battery energy storage systems for businesses including self-consumption, peak shaving and arbitrage.

Ghana, first in line to drive solar adoption in Africa

Ghana, a medium-sized country, has attracted pan-African institutions and multinational corporations alike and is poised to drive the clean energy revolution.