Cape Town wind diaries – how to survive the Cape Doctor one skirt at a time

2017-12-12 13:47

The Mother City's notorious wind doesn't have to hamper your summer style.

Renewables vs nuclear: Ruling calls for greater scrutiny

2017-05-04 05:00

It is imperative to scrutinise proposals for massive wind farms and renewables which have huge costs and could permanently damage and scar the environment, says Rob Jeffrey.

Renewable sector wants constraints dropped on wind and solar

2016-11-22 19:37

The renewable energy sector called for constraints on wind and solar PV to be removed from the draft Integrated Resource Plan, which has been released.

PMB doesn’t escape damage from strong winds

2015-06-04 13:48

THE strong winds that blew across the ­Midlands yesterday left damage to health centres, shops and a racecourse.

Cape Town Wind Tweets

2012-11-30 10:41

Strong gale force winds have battered the Western Cape over the last few days. Many people took to Twitter to share their different experiences.


Firefighters battle to control Bainskloof Pass fire

2017-12-10 10:39

Firefighters are battling to put out a fire raging through orchards and olive groves in the Bainskloop Pass area of the Cape Winelands on Sunday.

Expert reveals why energy plan should have no nuclear

2016-11-23 07:50

If no annual new-build limits were imposed on wind and solar, there would be no nuclear and no new coal, explains CSIR energy chief Dr Tobias Bischof-Niemz.

Disaster teams on high alert for wind

2015-06-05 07:26

KWAZULU-NATAL disaster management teams have been placed on high alert as gale force winds sweep across the province.

UK approves world's largest offshore wind farm

2015-02-17 19:05

Britain's energy ministry has approved the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck offshore wind project, the world's biggest offshore wind park, it says.

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