Melanie Verwoerd: South Africa's biggest problem isn't what you think it is

2019-09-18 08:41

The earth is rapidly warming up. As extreme weather events continue, we will see an increase in refugees and migrants – especially into places like South Africa, which would increase xenophobic sentiments, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Hungary to build R16bn green-powered town from scratch

2019-05-30 23:00

Hungary is planning to create a green-powered town with jobs and housing for thousands on a barren strip of Danube flood plain.

WATCH: 'Inkjet' solar panels poised to revolutionise green energy

2019-02-10 14:43

What if one day all buildings could be equipped with windows and facades that satisfy the structure's every energy need, whether rain or shine? That sustainability dream is one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to Polish physicist

Tesla builds world' biggest battery in Australian Outback

2017-12-01 15:22

The world's biggest lithium-ion battery has plugged into an Australian state grid, easily delivering on Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk's 100-day guarantee

How nuclear can support green applications for a sustainable SA

2017-10-05 07:02

By utilising the energy security offered by nuclear power, we may be able to transform our own arid and desert regions into highly productive agricultural land, say nuclear professionals.

Kubayi: Eskom must sign IPP agreements by end of October

2017-09-01 13:03

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has announced that Eskom must sign the IPP power purchase agreements by the end of October.

Saudi Arabia shortlists 25 bidders for major wind plant

2017-08-29 22:09

Saudi Arabia has invited bids from 25 shortlisted companies to build a 400 megawatt wind power project.

Green power on collision course with CSIR

2017-05-28 06:00

Organisations campaigning against the continuous use of coal-powered energy are on a collision course with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research over its latest study.

Dutch trains now all powered by wind energy

2017-01-11 20:39

All Dutch trains are now 100% powered by electricity generated by wind energy, the national railway company NS says

Mpumalanga aims to go green by 2030

2016-11-27 08:34

Mpumalanga – the hub of South Africa’s fossil-fuelled energy – has proposed an ambitious U-turn from brown to green economy development in the next 14 years.


Govt considering R160 billion green-energy initiative

2019-09-16 12:28

A plan to establish the world’s largest green-energy financing initiative is being threshed out, as SA seeks to cut its carbon footprint and fund struggling power utility Eskom.

WATCH: Inkjet printed solar panels could revolutionise green energy

2019-03-09 11:11

AFP reports that a novel processing method has been developed that allows for the production of solar panels at lower temperatures and reduced costs.

How African cities can harness green energy to boost growth and jobs

2018-12-22 16:25

The fourth industrial revolution is here. Combining it with green technology is the way forward, says Camaren Peter.

Coffee set to power London buses in green initiative

2017-11-19 09:15

London's caffeine habit could soon provide an eco-friendly energy kick to its buses, including its iconic red double decker.

Kubayi's Eskom decision provides much-needed policy certainty - IPPs

2017-09-01 16:58

Renewable energy producers say Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi's decision that Eskom must sign power purchase agreements with them has provided leadership on policy certainty.

Finally, IPPs look set to get Eskom sign-up deal

2017-08-31 14:48

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubay says there will soon be clarity on the date for the conclusion of duly procured outstanding agreements with independent power producers.

Tesla 3 to hit the road

2017-07-28 18:13

Tesla delivering its first Model 3 vehicles in what is likely to be a milestone for electric cars and possibly for the entire automotive industry.

Saudi to launch multi-billion renewable scheme

2017-01-17 14:21

Saudi Arabia is set to launch a renewable energy programme worth up to $50bn, as the world's largest oil exporter vies to diversify its economy.

Eskom has ‘gone completely rogue’ on green energy – IPP

2016-12-06 14:09

Opposition from Eskom and government infighting threatens to sabotage the world’s fastest-growing green energy programme.

Walking on sunshine...

2016-10-17 11:33

An Idaho company wants to transform thousands of kilometres of pavement into a new energy source.

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