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New life blown into green energy sector

PE firm among those relieved by signing off on deals The Eastern Cape’s renewable energy industry is poised to introduce hundreds of gigawatts into the national grid after the government gave the go-ahead for a raft of new renewable power projects around the country. This follows more...

Collaborative support to benefit Jeffreys Bay entrepreneurs

Isibabalo Business Services and Mpendulo Savings, an NPO based in Jeffreys Bay, are working together to increase the support to local entrepreneurs and small community start-ups, a collaboration to which Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm has pledged their support. “This is a perfect alliance, as Mpendulo Savings...

IDC wants to revive Coega wind energy project

Johannesburg - The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) is looking for a strategic equity partner to resuscitate a R500 million failed wind energy project at the Coega special economic zone near Port Elizabeth. The project was derailed because government and Eskom halted the signing of new power...

WIND ENERGY INDUSTRY ANTICIPATE THE SIGNING OF OUTSTANDING PPAs

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) together with the broader renewable power sector anticipate the conclusion of the 26 outstanding power purchase agreements (PPAs) in the first quarter of 2018.  The majority of the processes that precede the finalisation of the PPA’s were fulfilled...

South Africa's Electricity Choice

The South African government’s obsession over the past decade with nuclear power may finally come to an end with a new president and administration committed to restoring good governance and securing reliable electricity supply at least cost to support economic growth and development...