Renewables

SA industry could receive massive boost if wind turbine manufacturing localised

AN estimated 5,000 new large wind turbines were needed in the next 10 years in order that South Africa meet its renewable energy goals...

Bushveld Minerals establishes $5m beach head in battery storage technology merger

BUSHVELD Minerals has secured a foothold in the downstream energy business after agreeing to supply $5m in a convertible loan to UK-listed Avalon Battery...

Mantashe refuses to have hand forced on new round of renewable...

GWEDE Mantashe, South Africa's mines and energy minister, said his hand would not be forced into granting new licences for renewable energy because it...

Mantashe reluctant to comment on next round of renewable energy procurement

CLARITY regarding when the South African government will introduce a new wave of renewable energy projects remains elusive after mines and energy minister, Gwede...

SA’s renewable IPP programme would benefit from changes that enhance local...

SOUTH Africa's renewable energy independent power producer programme (REIPPP), globally recognised for its efficiency and cost-effectiveness, will gain fresh momentum once the Integrated Resource...

Ramaphosa backs “smart partnerships” with Eskom on renewable power, but no...

THERE was little prospect of the South African government privatising its power stations, said BusinessLive citing comments made by the country's president, Cyril Ramaphosa,...

SA Government starts process of renegotiating IPP deals, coal deals to...

THE South African government has initiated a process in which it hopes to renegotiate power purchase agreements with independent power producers (IPPs), said BusinessLive...
Kibo chairman Christian Schaffalitzky

Kibo adds renewables to coal-heavy portfolio

ALTHOUGH Kibo Energy recognises that coal has its place in the current energy mix, the Africa-focused energy company has taken a longer-term view and...

Domestos maker Unilever 100% powered by renewable electricity in five continents

UNILEVER, one of the five biggest companies in the world, is completely powered by green energy. In a significant step towards its target to become...

Exxaro to pay R1.55bn for 100% of Cennergi as firm seeks...

EXXARO Resources is to buy 100% control of its renewable energy play Cennergi from India's Tata Power Company for R1.55bn as it seeks to...