City of Cape Town

Status and possibilities for micro-hydro generation in South Africa

Micro hydropower generation has a history in South Africa and could potentially make a significant difference in the provision of electricity – especially in rural areas.
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Job opening at CoCT Sustainable Energy Markets’ department

The City of Cape Town invites eligible candidates to apply for the position of assistant professional officer.
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Tariff hikes could be on the cards for major SA cities

Tariff hikes are front and centre in the proposed budgets for both the City of Cape Town and the City of Johannesburg for 2021/2022 financial year.

Diversifying water sources to ensure reliability and sustainability

A rundown of the City of Cape Town’s New Water Programme, which explores desalination, water reuse and groundwater as viable water sources.

Op-ed: Tips to manage water resources in times of scarcity

For South Africa, the challenge of water scarcity is all the more acute with research predicting that we will have a 17% shortfall in water supply by 2040.

South African municipalities to launch R69m energy security project

South Africa's Western Cape government announced that six municipalities will participate n the first phase of Municipal Energy Resilience Project.

Capacity Development Workshop to empower South African SMMEs

The South African Renewable Energy Business Incubator (Sarebi) has launched the Capacity Development Workshop to support green SMMEs.
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Cape Town’s digital tools to curb illegal power connections

Spying on illegal connection thieves via drones, geo-location apps to call out meter-tampering, and viable EVs are in Cape Town's digital toolbox.

Tender notice: Municipal energy resilience project

The Western Cape Provincial government is looking for expertise for the implementation of the Municipal Energy Resilience Project.
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Upcycling invasive wood to address climate change

The largest charcoal production facility in the southern hemisphere has been launched near Wellington in the Western Cape to address climate change.

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