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Driving SMME technology in transport forward at Datathon

A prelude to the launch of October Transport month was the annual event Smarter Mobility Africa which took place 5-7 October.
Investments in renewables need to triple in order to scale capacity

Webinar 7 July: Embedded generation in future electricity systems of the global south

This discussion covers the various perspectives – geographic, policy, economic and technological while exploring whether embedded generation would provide a much-needed solution to environmentally sustainable electricity systems.
Siemens collaborates with CSIR to advance 4IR skills in South Africa

Siemens collaborates with CSIR to advance 4IR skills in South Africa

South Africa’s pursuit of being a key player in 4IR received a massive boost as CSIR and Siemens have partnered to boost digital skills.
RES4Africa Foundation confirms partnership with CSIR and Nedbank

RES4Africa Foundation confirms partnership with CSIR and Nedbank

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and financial services group Nedbank, have joined RES4Africa Foundation as new members.
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Eskom CEO’s push for cost reflective tariffs welcomed at #DAUW-PGAF

“I also have a huge amount of respect for the IPP (Independent Power Producer) office."
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Coal sector workers need upskilling for a just energy transition

RES4Africa has recently released a report analysing the reskilling framework necessary for South Africa to achieve a just energy transition away from coal.
Energy transition

CSIR and DBSA to develop technologies for economic development

A partnership between CSIR and DBSA is expected to pave way for the commercialisation of CSIR technologies in a bid to boost regional economies.
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Threat of loadshedding in S.Africa unpacked in CSIR report

A new report by the CSIR has analysed South Africa’s loadshedding, indicating that it cost the country’s economy between R60bn and R120bn in 2019 alone.
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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.
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On its own, it’s just a solar photovoltaic cell

The rapid growth of the solar photovoltaic (PV) market has resulted in more new PV capacity installed in 2017 compared to any other generation technology. What is this technology made of and what can...