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The recommended IEA path to net-zero is a difficult one for South Africa to follow, considering its heavy reliance on coal; however, the country has positive initiatives in place to report on at COP26 states SANEDI.
Commentary: Raising the self-generation threshold is not a sufficient condition to unlock the significant potential that distributed generation, wheeling and trading of electricity can deliver to customers.
Gazetting of amendments to Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act (ERA), which increases the licensing threshold for embedded generation projects, is good news for South Africa’s biggest energy users.
RENEWABLE ENERGY GENERATION OPTIMISATION AND INNOVATION The energy landscape globally is changing fundamentally. The ongoing concerns about climate change, new possibilities with digital solutions and the economic efficiency of renewables are shaping the energy transition....
The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) comments on the recent developments in the gazetting of the amendments to Schedule 2 of the country's Electricity Regulation Act.
South Africa's minister of mineral resources and energy, Gwede Mantashe, signed the amended Schedule 2 of the electricity regulation act.
Discussion around the 100MW threshold predominately centres on whether private producers should be allowed into the market, as if it is merely a market-share issue. But there is much more to the story than is being revealed.
The IKEA Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation have announced a $1 billion joint venture that aims to reduce 1 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions and improve 1 billion lives with distributed renewable energy (DRE). The initiative will be operated through a new global platform, launching in 2021
How easily can small and decentralised renewable energy sources be integrated seamlessly into the network to replace fossil fuel-based generation?