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The writing is on the wall for coal-fired stations in South Africa

The North Gauteng High Court has declared that the environmental approval for the planned Khanyisa coal-fired power station has expired. This effectively puts the proposed coal plant to a halt and also has repercussions for any and all planned coal-fired stations.
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SAWEA proposes a case for a net zero carbon economy in South Africa

The South Africa Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has proposed a case for the net zero carbon economy in South Africa ahead of the 2021 Conference of Parties (COP26).
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Helping taxpayers navigate the Carbon Tax laws

Representative from Webber Wentzel map out a pathway to assist taxpayers in navigating the complex statutes regulating carbon tax in South Africa.

Mauritius: Renovations at Saint Louis power station improves air quality

The refurbishment of the old Saint Louis power station has brought a breath of fresh air to those working at and living in the north west of Mauritius.
built environment

Built environment consumes 33% of global energy

The built environment globally is responsible for 33% of energy consumption and has an impact on the environment requiring a construction mind-shift.
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The Big Question | How to achieve high levels of energy efficiency rates

Energy efficiency sits at the centre of achieving the ambitions set out in the Nationally Determined Contributions announced as part of the Paris Agreement at COP21.
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South African finance minister tables carbon tax bill

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has tabled the carbon tax bill in Parliament, giving effect to the announcements made in the 2017 and 2018 Budget statements.