Monday, November 24, 2014
The 138 MW Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm has been a notable success of Round One of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement (REIPPP) Programme. With construction on the facility...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
According to the 2014 Climatescope Report, South Africa has the third most attractive renewable energy market in the developing world behind China and Brazil. The report, conducted by Bloomberg New...
Clicks Group awarded first place in the National Energy Barometer Survey in the head office category
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Clicks Group claimed the title of South Africa’s top ranking building in the National Energy Barometer Survey (NEBS) for the 2012 utility year in the Corporate Head Offices category. Clicks Group...
Monday, September 29, 2014
The City of Cape Town has launched a set of guidelines and associated tariffs for small scale embedded energy generators with a generation capacity of less than 1MVA. Guidelines and tariffs have been...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Twenty-six biogas digesters were installed for rural homesteads in the Ilembe District Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal earlier this year by Khanyisa Projects. The purpose of the Ilembe Rural Biogas...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Multinational telecommunications Giant, MTN recently unveiled a concentrated solar power (CSP) cooling plant at its headquarters in Roodepoort. The system, which sits on the roof of the MTN...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Students from Phomolong Secondary School, outside Tembisa Township in Johannesburg, have become beneficiaries of the Samsung solar powered Internet classroom. Phomolong which previously did not have...
South Africa’s most energy efficient buildings – Results from the 4th National Energy Barometer Survey
Monday, June 9, 2014
The 4th National Energy Barometer Survey (NEBS) results from the 2012 utility year have been announced. The NEBS is an ongoing initiative which aims to contribute to securing the energy future of...
The ‘My Green Home Challenge’ invites South Africans to make changes to their home to help the earth
Monday, June 2, 2014
The My Green Home challenge follows the journey of a South African family as they change their mind set, alter their lifestyle and undergo a ‘green home makeover’. The Ngewana Family believe that...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Recognising the trend of ever increasing electricity prices, Belgotex in Pietermaritzburg made the decision to build a 1MWp solar plant on part of the 100 000m2 roof of their manufacturing facility...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) in collaboration with the Renewable Energy Centre of Research and Development (RECORD) and the South African National Energy Development...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
In one of Cape Town’s oldest suburbs, Observatory, lies an uber-modern office park powered by cutting edge solar photovoltaic technology. The Black River Park (BRP) solar PV plant, which currently...
Free and subsidised technical energy efficiency support and energy assessments available for small, medium and large companies
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Small, medium and large companies can register on the Private Sector Energy Efficiency (PSEE) website to receive a free or subsidised technical energy efficiency support and energy assessments before...
Monday, January 27, 2014
Section 12L of the Income Tax Act - Deduction in respect of energy efficiency savings- came into effect on the 1 November 2013. This tax incentive allows taxpayers to claim deductions of 45 cents per...
Monday, December 9, 2013
Located in a deep rural area in the Eastern Cape, 30 km south of Coffee Bay, the Bulungula Lodge is one of the first lodges in the world to be Fair Trade accredited. The Bulungula Lodge was founded...