Renewables South Africa

“Well intentioned” IPP investments MUST have real impact – expert

“Well intentioned” IPP investment in communities not enough; MUST have real impact, says expert at African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa 2019.

Energy expert Ted Blom: “Open the grid before Eskom finally collapses”

Exclusive interview with independent energy expert Ted Blom, who is part of a panel discussion on utility reform during the upcoming conference at African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in Cape Town.

Financing energy projects: “the traditional business model needs to change”

Weighing in on the financial models needed for the African energy sector to stay relevant in a changing market, ESI Africa spoke with three experts.

Renewable energy under investigation for Prieska Zinc Copper Project

Cape Town-based juwi Renewable Energies, has entered into a collaboration agreement with a subsidiary of Orion Minerals Limited to investigate renewable energy...

3 in 1 waste-to-power technology in Cape Town!

Growthpoint Properties has installed an on-site, anaerobic digester at its N1 City Mall property in Cape Town, which uses organic waste to produce green electricity, hot water and fertiliser.

Op-Ed: “I am technology agnostic,” claims Ted Blom

Ted Blom writes in response to an article featured on ESI Africa dated 25 April 2018 penned by Dr Bernhard Scheffler, “Energy Expert” Blom’s...

S.Africa: Wind sector beams with joy on IPP progress

Government re-confirmed its commitment to the renewable energy sector on Wednesday and will continue its intended partnership with the private sector in mutual pursuit...

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