Progress has been made in Africa’s development in biomass and the continent has the potential to capitalise on this renewable energy source, according to Lee Dawes, GE Steam Power Sub-Saharan Africa CEO.
The publication of the long-awaited Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) in October last year will be a significant focus area for State-owned energy researcher the South African National Energy Development Institute (Sanedi) at this year’s Africa Energy Indaba.
As South Africa prepares to restart its electricity procurement programmes, following a five-year hiatus, the global popularity of competitive auctions as the preferred instrument for procuring renewable energy has again been highlighted in a newly released report.
JOHANNESBURG – The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) said it was celebrating President Cyril Ramaphosa’s firm commitment to SA’s renewable energy procurement programme (REI4P), which he announced during his State Of the Nation (SONA) address in Parliament on Thursday evening.
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, last year, made a clear statement to the underground mining equipment sector with the acquisition of Artisan Vehicle Systems: the future is electric.
Owners of small commercial and embedded generation, such as roof-top solar power systems, in South Africa now have clearer guidelines for connecting to the distribution grid.
CAPE TOWN (miningweekly.com) – Minerals Council South Africa, which has 17 coal-mining members, on Tuesday expressed support for a just transition to cleaner energy in recognition of the issues relating to climate change.